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Pepsico Questions

1) What was Pepsico's main business objective for this project? (See attached)

2) What factors were present to motivate the company to implement this project?

3) Who were the main participants Pepsico had to involve in developing the Purchase to Pay system?

4) Which systems development life cycle approach would have been best used for Pepsico's project? Explain please.

5) Assuming that you were responsible for designing and implementing the new procurement system at Pepsico, what problems and opportunities would you have considered in conducting your initial systems investigation?

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1) What was Pepsico's main business objective for this project?

Pepsico's main business objective for this objective is to improve the system to control its spending and minimize cost by identifying cost savings opportunity via better negotiated price through volume discounts.

2) What factors were present to motivate the company to implement this project?

The factors that motivate the company to implement this project are the overcharged of supply purchases and a considerable amount of waste in the procurement process.

3) Who were the main participants Pepsico had to involve in developing the Purchase to Pay system?

The main participants Pepsico had to involve in developing the Purchase to Pay system are procurement staffs, vendors, and vendors who provide procurement solutions.

4) Which systems development life cycle approach would have been best used for Pepsico's project? Explain please.

The system development life cycle approach that would have been best used for Pepsico's project is rapid prototyping system. In the rapid prototyping (sometimes called rapid application development) model, initial emphasis is on creating a prototype that looks and acts like the desired product in order to test its usefulness. The prototype is an essential part of the requirements determination phase, and may be created using tools different from those used for the final product. Once the prototype is approved, it is discarded and the "real" software is written. With this system, Pepsico will be able to see if the system can produce the wanted results or not.

5) Assuming that you were responsible for designing and implementing the new procurement system at Pepsico, what problems and opportunities would ...

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