This case is for the senior-level data communications class within a business school setting. It requires abbreviated strategic and business analysis, which serves the instructional purpose of making explicit the linkages between the business-needs of an organization and the technology required to implement a useful solution. Ticket Sales, Inc (TSI) is a startup business that has received seed funding. They are using the seed funding to perform a number of feasibility studies that will enable them to seek first-round venture capital. They have already performed a marketing feasibility study and are now undertaking a technology feasibility study, including a 5-year total cost of ownership plan. They will use outside consultants to perform these studies.
Gendron, Michael and Jarmoszko, A. T.
"Network Analysis and Design for Tickets Sales, Inc.,"
Journal of Information Systems Education: Vol. 16
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