Intranet Prototype for the United States Coast Guard Electronic Systems Support Unit Alameda
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The objective of this thesis is to explore uses of Internet technologies and business model enhancements for Electronic Systems Support Unit ESU Alameda, a small Coast Guard command. To accomplish this task, this thesis will introduce the concept of Intranet technology, portray the efforts required to create an Intranet, and then discuss the benefits associated with Intranet use. The thesis introduces two popular design methodologies, analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of each, and determines the best Intranet design methodology for this project by analyzing the needs and abilities of the organization. In addition, it describes the gathering of system and user requirements, data types, processes performed, business model evaluations, and conceptual Intranet development. The work comprised within this thesis will enable coding and implementation of the Intranet by another thesis team working jointly on this project. While this thesis covers details of analysis and specification development, the thesis of the other team will continue discussion by addressing software coding, security, and maintenance.
- Computer Systems