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Enterprise Resource Planning

Project Planning, Execution and Closure

Scenario: Your company, Rick Auto Enterprises (RAE), is upgrading its legacy billing system. The system was installed originally over ten years ago, and has been upgraded according to the vendor's schedule, each one taking 9-12 weeks in duration with a team of 2 full time employees (FTE's). RAE will be doing a major upgr

Go Live Systems, Inc. communication techniques for training consultants

Scenario: You have just been hired as the "training department of one" for Go Live Systems, Inc. Go Live is a small company that is poised to grow quickly over the next six months. They have just patented an application that will greatly improve usability and compatibility of the two largest ERP (enterprise resource planning)

ERP, CRM, SCM

Assuming that you cannot implement CRM, ERP, and SCM all at the same time, how do you go about making the decision about where to start?

Software Application Implementation

Prepare a paper describing a successful or unsuccessful software application implementation. Identify and describe why the implementation was successful or unsuccessful. Create a list of best practices and lessons learned from this implementation that you can apply to future software application implementation projects.

Software applications meeting the need of the business

Describing a software selection process for an organization. Describe the evaluation criteria that you would use. Discuss the issues and strategies for stakeholder involvement. Define how the software application(s) will meet the business requirements of the organization that you have selected. Add decisions matrices and your we

Financial analysis

Groovy Music Company produces compact discs of background music for restaurants and other retail shops. Its disc recording machines are capable of producing 50 discs per hour. The unit-related cost of producing the discs is $3.00. The discs sell for $12.00 each. Food Mood Music Co. has asked the company to produce 10,000 copies

Structured Approach to Decision Making, Brainstorming & 4 types of Organigraphs

In no more than 1750 words I would like a report of: (a) Explain and analyze the 5 stages of the "Structured Approach to Decision Making". while giving real life example of its application to a project or activity that can be exercised at work. (b) Briefly explain what dose 'Brainstorming' mean? (c) Discussing and expl

Organizational Change and Change Management

One of your new contacts from the teambuilding seminar has called you for help. She is the Human Resource Manager of a larger manufacturing company. Her division is divided into 7 departments and each department is dependent on the other for success. In today's morning production meeting, the superintendents expressed much c

Single ERP and HR Apps Cut Costs

1. Computer business systems have been around for 40 years. Desktop computers have been around for 20 years. Why do business systems, in general, still need more development? 2. When choosing personal liability as an entity for a business. Why is personal liability an important consideration, and which entities provide prote

Leola Milling Company Case study

Leola Milling Company Jennifer Roberts, distribution manager for Leola Milling, has become increasingly aware that the company has a major problem as it continues to try to reduce inventories while maintaining the levels of service its customers have come to expect. Company and Product Founded in 1887, Leola Milling has pro

Cincinnatti Software

Cincinnatti Software Cincinnatti Software, which currently specializes in the installation of manufacturing resource planning (MRP II) systems in small firms, is planning a major expansion into installing the new enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. This major expansion into the hottest software area will be organized

Impact of technology on the four functions of management within General Motors.

1. I need to find the impact of technology on the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading and controlling) within General Motors. I need a specific example in each function. References must be given. 2. How can managers use delegation to manage the impact that technology, globalization, innovation, diversity

COMPONENTS OF IMPLEMENTING STRATEGY

I need assistance with the following: I know what they are but I can't get the words down. COMPONENTS OF IMPLEMENTING STRATEGY ? Differentiate corporate strategy from project management. ? Identify the implications of organizational culture on project structure. ? Define the elements of a project. ? Define end-sta

Materials Requirements Planning

Your group is a management team for a large electronics manufacturing company. You are tasked with selecting the best software packages for the firm's materials requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirement planning (CRP), enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management, inventory control, shop floor control, and

ERP Systems Size of Organization

1. At what size does an organization consider an ERP system? Why does size matter? 2. Is there an advantage to a centrally developed system, or do multiple systems designed specifically for each user group make more sense? Why or why not? 3.Can a system become bogged down with too much data? How long should historical t

STRATEGIC ANALYSIS IT SYSTEMS - CASE

I need assistance with the following project: Many companies do post-mortem analyses of strategic initiatives. If the initiatives succeed, they try to account for their success. If the initiatives do not succeed, they try to learn from their mistakes. Of course, it is easy to have twenty-twenty hindsight. But there are im

Global Logistics

What are the challenges posed by global logistics? How can an organization meet these challenges?

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LEADING AND SUSTAINING CHANGE

Master's Project in Change Management?Recommendations for Leading and Sustaining Change This is the fifth component of your 18-week project. Building on the Models and Theories of Change and Application of Change Models components, write a 1,400-1,750-word paper in which you do the following: 1. Recommend leadership behaviors

Draw logical, physical and a context data flow diagram

McCloud Company Data Flow Diagram Documentation Project McCloud Company produces and sells fleece-lined suede leather jackets. Having been in business for almost 40 years in Taos, NM, McCloud Company's products are well-known for their durability and no-nonsense fashion consciousness. Strictly a mail order business, the compan

Role Identification

TRRSK - Consulting group Briefly describe - Support staff (which could be customer and employee support) is a role that needs to be identified for this team List and description of the identified roles of each member of the consulting firm. The attached word doc shows the skills and another doc shows the consulting gr

Using the problem statement already created in the outline paper...

Using the problem statement already created in the outline paper, what type of work need to be completed to achieve the project goals identified? Include at least one use case for each project goal identified; for those that has several goals I need several use cases. (USE CASE are): A technique for capturing system requiremen

Business Management/Controlling

You have been asked to consult with a small company that is growing at a rapid rate. The president shares the following with you: "I'm thrilled that my little idea for a toolchest has grown so big, but I'm afraid that the company is slipping out of my hands. I've had to hire a lot of people in a short period of time, and now the

Supply Chain Resource Management

You must select the best software packages for the firm's materials requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirement planning (CRP), enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management, inventory control, shop floor control, and production planning scheduling needs. 1.Evaluate six software systems available and the

ASP's

What are ASPs? How have they become an important element of e-business? What is their implication for the dissemination of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP) at progressively lower strata of e business in terms of size ( in other words how have ASP's enable smaller businesses to enjoy the benefits of ERP'S0?

PM

What method will you use to determine the ROI in any major ERP application like SAP or Oracle?