What are the system feasibility studies?

QuestionsCategory: Information Technology and SystemsWhat are the system feasibility studies?
MyIQ Staff Staff asked 4 years ago
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MyIQ Education Staff answered 4 years ago

Following are different components of the feasibility study:

  • Operational feasibility
  • Economic feasibility
  • Technical feasibility
  • Human factors feasibility
  • Legal/Political feasibility


Legal Feasibility

Determines whether the proposed system conflicts with legal requirements, e.g. a data processing system must comply with the local Data Protection Acts.

Operational Feasibility

Operational feasibility is a measure of how well a proposed system solves the problems, and takes advantage of the opportunities identified during scope definition and how it satisfies the requirements identified in the requirements analysis phase of system development.

Economic Feasibility

The purpose of the economic feasibility assessment is to determine the positive economic benefits to the organization that the proposed system will provide. It includes quantification and identification of all the benefits expected. This assessment typically involves a cost/ benefits analysis.

Technical Feasibility

The technical feasibility assessment is focused on gaining an understanding of the present technical resources of the organization and their applicability to the expected needs of the proposed system. It is an evaluation of the hardware and software and how it meets the need of the proposed system.

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