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  • Project Prioritization Case Study
    enter customer location specific data e g advertising programs and retail prices into a specially provided program to enable them to relate this data to orders This will help them understand trends in their territories Programs will also be written for execution on the PCs to graphically depict customer buying patterns The objective of the Sales and Marketing Director are to Ensure staff are fully informed on customer buying patterns in order to negotiate appropriate discounts Provide advice and guidance on merchandizing Empower field staff to initiate relevant advertising programs He says these objectives cannot be accomplished without up to date information Our competitors provide a similar system to their field staff Project 2 A proposal has been received to replace the existing Distribution Center which was built in 1960 and has outlived its usefulness The existing building will be sold and a new facility in a more convenient location will be built In conjunction with this automated picking and dispatch equipment will be acquired to improve productivity and accelerate the movement of goods into and out of the building Project 3 Pressure from XYZ customers to place orders electronically via EDI has prompted the Director of Sales and Marketing to propose that links be established and LOB L ine O f B usiness systems upgraded to accommodate this requirement He envisages a bi directional electronic link for processing of Quotations Customer order entry Order confirmation and scheduling and Dispatch details Note payment will not be handled via EDI as this is part of a separate system Project 4 The purchasing manager has proposed we establish electronic links via EDI with XYZ suppliers In a similar vein to the requirements statement for Project 3 he envisages it being integrated with our LOB systems e g request for quotations Purchase Order placement scheduling and distribution details He does not want to re enter into the Purchasing Payables System Purchase Orders raised on the electronic link via PC courtesy of a major supplier something he has to do today Project 5 Considerable interest in the possibilities of MRPII Manufacturing Resource Planning II has prompted a proposal that XYZ undertake a study in this area The study will look into possible modifications to management procedures and what has to be done to implement a software package The study will involve staff from manufacturing MIS Logistics and Marketing and should take 6 months to complete The group will specify requirements and estimate the cost of implementation Full implementation is likely to be 2 to 3 years away and will involve major changes in the manufacturing organization Nevertheless the management believes that it is important to start the study now so the potential impact of MRPII is understood Project 6 Interest is high in providing Electronic Mail facilities for internal use It is envisaged that up to 250 people could be connected and able to create transmit and distribute correspondence and notes Corporate HQ which is pressing affiliates to implement this system are also keen

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  • Specs for Does IT Matter Assignment
    3 5 double spaced pages and 1 for participation in the in class discussion The Assignment In the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review Nicholas G Carr wrote a thought provoking and controversial article called IT Doesn t Matter In 3 5 double spaced pages write a critical analysis of Carr s article Include the following in your analysis Using the Internet and other resources summarize both sides

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  • Specs for Garment Industry Assignment
    for Garment Industry Case The Manufacturing Integrated Control System This case study is a familiar story A company has a little information processing capability that supports a few business functions It discovers under the pressure of competition some opportunity for regaining market share They could integrate some operations and become more responsive This requires new information systems to be developed They get in a new person to lead the project The project leader chooses between a number of compromised alternatives and goes ahead in hope Take an external view of the company How would you describe the IGL relationships with its materials suppliers its retail markets its computer system and service suppliers its machinery suppliers Looking to within IGL how would you describe the organizational arrangements Identify the key players and groups of employees How effectively do they communicate with each other Is the company able to recognize which problems are important at the various stages of the saga What are the important problems at the various stages of the saga General Comments 1 Assignment Structure The assignment should be written in the form of a business report with the following characteristics It should start with a r eport title and table of contents The title immediately tells the reader what is the subject of the report The table of contents can be scanned quickly to get an idea of the approach taken in the report and where to look for The body of the report should start with an Executive Summary This should fit on one page and capture the essence of the report In some assignments a Recommendations section should also be included Look for authorities to quote using footnotes and use a bibliography to list references Use headings and sub headings to structure the report This helps

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  • Specs for IT Prioritizing Assignment
    s strategic direction Show how your priorities fit in with the business strategy Submit 10 15 pages documenting your business analysis selection of criteria assumptions and conclusions During the final class period each student will participate in their group s 30 minute presentation Purpose of the case study The purpose of the case study is to provide An appreciation of the business pressures facing management in most organizations An opportunity

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  • Project Prioritization Case Study
    enter customer location specific data e g advertising programs and retail prices into a specially provided program to enable them to relate this data to orders This will help them understand trends in their territories Programs will also be written for execution on the PCs to graphically depict customer buying patterns The objective of the Sales and Marketing Director are to Ensure staff are fully informed on customer buying patterns in order to negotiate appropriate discounts Provide advice and guidance on merchandizing Empower field staff to initiate relevant advertising programs He says these objectives cannot be accomplished without up to date information Our competitors provide a similar system to their field staff Project 2 A proposal has been received to replace the existing Distribution Center which was built in 1960 and has outlived its usefulness The existing building will be sold and a new facility in a more convenient location will be built In conjunction with this automated picking and dispatch equipment will be acquired to improve productivity and accelerate the movement of goods into and out of the building Project 3 Pressure from XYZ customers to place orders electronically via EDI has prompted the Director of Sales and Marketing to propose that links be established and LOB L ine O f B usiness systems upgraded to accommodate this requirement He envisages a bi directional electronic link for processing of Quotations Customer order entry Order confirmation and scheduling and Dispatch details Note payment will not be handled via EDI as this is part of a separate system Project 4 The purchasing manager has proposed we establish electronic links via EDI with XYZ suppliers In a similar vein to the requirements statement for Project 3 he envisages it being integrated with our LOB systems e g request for quotations Purchase Order placement scheduling and distribution details He does not want to re enter into the Purchasing Payables System Purchase Orders raised on the electronic link via PC courtesy of a major supplier something he has to do today Project 5 Considerable interest in the possibilities of MRPII Manufacturing Resource Planning II has prompted a proposal that XYZ undertake a study in this area The study will look into possible modifications to management procedures and what has to be done to implement a software package The study will involve staff from manufacturing MIS Logistics and Marketing and should take 6 months to complete The group will specify requirements and estimate the cost of implementation Full implementation is likely to be 2 to 3 years away and will involve major changes in the manufacturing organization Nevertheless the management believes that it is important to start the study now so the potential impact of MRPII is understood Project 6 Interest is high in providing Electronic Mail facilities for internal use It is envisaged that up to 250 people could be connected and able to create transmit and distribute correspondence and notes Corporate HQ which is pressing affiliates to implement this system are also keen

    Original URL path: http://dheise.andrews.edu/courses/2012INFS21600/asg/prioritizing_case.htm (2013-06-13)
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