Locating computer hardware, software and information communication staff in one area realizes a number of benefits to an organization.Explain the nature of the following advantages

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(i) Economies of scale.
Use of resources in a pool makes it possible to save on costs especially for shared purchases which can be bought in bulk.
(ii) Enforcement of systems development standards
(iii) Sharing of information between departments. All users are given guidelines on systems to be developed i.e. tools to be used, level of testing required and implementation plans. Resources located in one place e.g. network printer can be shared by staff in one area.

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