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Flexible Budgets: Software Associates Harvard Business Review by Kaplan

Software Associates Harvard Business Review by Kaplan Report to Richard Norton, CEO of Software Associates 1. Prepare a variance analysis report based on the information in Exhibit 1. Would this be sufficient to explain the profit explain the profit shortfall to Norton at the 8 am meeting? ( see highlighted answers

Miles Real Estate Access Query: List price of property by city and subdivision

Nancy Miles, owner of Miles Real Estate, asks you to help her analyze the list price of all listed property by city and subdivision. She also wants to see which agent listed each property. You suggested that Ms. Miles add totals to each column to evaluate the properties using aggregate functions. She asks that you present the in

Information Technology in the Public Sector

How does information technology support the demands of public sector stakeholders? Provide examples. What is a potential disadvantage of using information technology to satisfy stakeholder request? What are some options to overcome this disadvantage?

Management Control System (MCS)

Company-Coca Cola From the analysis (attached file), critique the MCS with a view to identifying strengths and weaknesses in order to make comprehensive recommendations (at least 3 recommendations) Needs referencing (word limit: about 500-800words)

ILP Transportation Problem

The table below indicates required supplies delivered to four destinations. Destinations Port D1 D2 D3 D4 A 70 80 90 56 B 100 75 100 85 C 42 60 89 62 Demand 500 600 450 700 The ports are supplied by one of two stock suppliers. Supplier 1 carries 1200 tonnes of supplies while Supplier 2 carries 1120 tons

IT Contract Negotiation

Negotiation of an IT Contract What are the 5 components that need to be in an IT contract? What are 5 most important components in a software licensing agreement? What are the 5 components to a contract? How do you handle conflict?

Predicting Kilowatt Usage/Use a different growth rate

The company has determined kilowatt-hours used for last year and now wants to predict how usage can be controlled over the next year. It has identified a general growth percentage of 1.5%. This means its usage is expected to increase by at least that percentage. To balance that, each office applies a savings factor that reduces

Nested IF function in Excel

Can you please help with this spreadsheet? If you could show me how to do it and what the end product looks like, that would be great. Thank you.

LAN Protocols and Web 2.0

I need help in answering questions on LAN and Web.20: 1. Describe the purpose of each component of a wired LAN. Describe the major LAN protocols. 2.What is Web 2.0? How do organizations use Web 2.0?

Hyper-social Organization and ERP Systems

I need help in answering these questions about Hyper-social Organization and ERP Systems: 1. Describe the hyper-social organization. Explain the four pillars of a hyper-social organization. 2.Define ERP. What is the primary purpose of an ERP system? Describe the process of an ERP information system.

End User Input In Database Design

1 - To what extent should end users be involved in the design of a database? How have our ideas of agile development environments affected this traditionally non-user input environment? 2 - What types of databases are used by companies like Google in implementing worldwide search engines?

Create a Brochure for a Data Repository

Create a brochure advertising your services as a data repository. Research commercial data repositories. Be sure to understand this business model, including the services, benefits, and marketing of services. Use a publisher program to create a one-page, two-fold brochure. If you are using a word processing program, you may

The Information Systems Department

Write a paragraph in which you identify the roles of information systems with in Accounting and Finance, sales and marketing departments. Format your paragraph consistent with APA guidelines.

Basic Concepts of Simple Systems

Discuss the basic concepts of simple systems. Identify (3) examples of simple systems. Identify (3) examples of simple systems found in a health care organization. Include the input(s) used in the example. What are the output(s) for the example? What is the conversion process for the example?

Cliptomania Web Store's e-business launch

Discuss the strategic issues faced by Cliptomania Web Store in launching and developing their e-business. Provide your recommendations and analysis in a 2 page paper using proper APA formating. Please use APA in text citations and APA style references at the end of the paper.

Kevin Mitnick Case 1999

No specfic word count, however, I prefer at least 150-200 words. Some people think Kevin Mitnick is a hero and others see him as a criminal. After reading his story (see link on the right), what do you think? What is he doing now?

Copyrights and Patents for Computer Programs

1. What is the difference between a copyright and a patent on a computer program? 2. What do we mean by "intellectual property"? What are the differences between intellectual property and real property? Should someone be able to own intellectual property? Why or why not? 3. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA

Lessons Learned from Failure

Lessons can be learned from failures. Provide an example of a decision support system failure, and discuss the lessons that might be learned from that failure. How could you apply the lessons learned from this failure in the future?

Comparing Individual Company Leaders with Global Company Leaders

With respect to global companies, information technology strives to eliminate time, space, and distance barriers. This requires leadership with the vision to lead without these constraints. Compare and contrast individual company leaders with global company leaders. What skills do they have in common and what skills of theirs ar

Intellectual Capital: Undervalued or taken for Granted

Even though almost all organizations today espouse that people are their most important assets, these words do not always translate into actions. Why do you think intellectual capital is so often undervalued or taken for granted? As a general manager, what would you do to increase your organization's intellectual capital? Suppor

SDLC Methodology and Purchasing Life Cycle

1. Describe the role of the vendor for each of the three phases of the purchasing life cycle. 2. Why is an accurate and complete requirements definition especially critical when using the SDLC "waterfall" approach? 3. Briefly describe the elements of a business case for a new information systems project under the SDLC method

Selecting Appropriate Software

ERP systems are complicated, and the executive wants the warehouse manager, to join the decision-making team for selecting the appropriate software. Who else from the company should be on the selection team? .