This is a required assignment worth 20 points (20-points/1000-points). Assignment must be submitted by the due date. No late assignments are allowed. Please discuss the following topics and provide su
This is a required assignment worth 20 points (20-points/1000-points). Assignment must be submitted by the due date. No late assignments are allowed. Please discuss the following topics and provide substantive comments to at least two other posts. Select from the following list four (4) topics and discuss. Use only 50-words max per topic to discuss and present your answer. The discussion questions this week are from Chapter 2 (Jamsa, 2013).
Chapter 2 topics:
- Define and describe SaaS.
- Discuss a SaaS provider for each of the following: –Sales and customer relationship management
- Income tax filing
- Web-Based Meetings
- Human Resources
- Payroll Processing
- Backup Automation
- Office Document Creation
- Social Networking
- Define and describe mashups.
- List the advantages and disadvantages of SaaS solutions.
- Describe the role of OpenSaaS.
- Compare and contrast a web service and a SaaS solution.
- Define and describe SOA.
NOTE: You are required to use at least two-peer reviewed sources (besides your textbook) to answer the above questions. The initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59pm ET. You must engage on at least three separate days (by Wednesday for the first post and two additional days of peer engagement). Do not wait until Sunday to engage with peers, this should be an active conversation with your peers. When replying to peers be sure to engage with substantial posts that add to the conversation.