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    Recap a software implementation project that you have experienced. Describe your role as well as the purpose and results of the project (or expected results if the project is still in progress). Then, identify three issues or trade-offs that you would like to have seen done differently. Explain the long term "costs" - the impact - of those choices. Then give us an overview of the corporate success measures.

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    A software implementation project that I have experienced was about two years ago when we did a major overhaul of all of the software used in our company. We didn't retain any of the software that we had been using, even down to the basic Microsoft Office software. My role as the Chief Operating Officer was to be on the team that oversaw the entire implementation project and to keep track of every step of the team's actions and processes. This was crucial as problems that came up (as they always do with big projects), and to mitigate the issues from any problems that came up during each of the project's stages. The result of the project was that the entire software implementation was successful, although it did run over time and over budget than what was initially expected. The reason was because once we started removing software even though our IT department did a very thorough job before implementation, we discovered that some processes would work better on improved computer components (increased memory), and we therefore ...

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    Recap a software implementation project that you have experienced. Describe your role as well as the purpose and results of the project (or expected results if the project is still in progress). Then, identify three issues or trade-offs that you would like to have seen done differently. Explain the long term "costs" - the impact - of those choices. Then give us an overview of the corporate success measures.

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