Mr. Aws. Y. Abed lecturer of Management Information System (MIS) in the Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Business and Management department presented a seminar on “MIS, Make vs. Buy”.

Mr. Abed mentioned the critical strategic decisions that the organizations face in regard to having a management system. Companies have two options, either to buy it (off the shelf) or make it (bespoke). Each one is having its own advantages and disadvantages but in general, off the shelf is more attractive to the startups and the companies who are not looking for a specific system while bespoke is more for the companies who are looking for a competitive advantage (differentiation competitive advantage).

The audiences were interested in the seminar and asked questions related to the decisions that the organizations having a management system.