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Kudler Foods Accounting Information Systems: Perform a SWOT

Kudler Fine Foods is a client of the accounting firm where you work. Kudler's management is interested in effectively integrating technology into its business operations. They have asked you to prepare a brief detailing how computer systems might be more effectively integrated to meet their business needs and improve their accounting operations.

Resource: Kudler Fine Foods Virtual Organization found by using the link on the student website titled Virtual Business Portal
Prepare a brief in which you address the following:

- Identify Kudler's key business and accounting information needs.

- Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of Kudler's current computer system and technology use, including hardware and software.

- Explain what opportunities Kudler has in terms of technology and provide suggestions for improving Kudler's ability to maximize these opportunities.

- Evaluate the threats that Kudler may encounter given their current systems and offer your suggestions, in terms of using technology.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Business and accounting needs

Kudler Foods, originally based in California opened two more locations in San Diego area (About, 2011). The organization is growing and as a result its needs are constantly changing, especially in terms of business operations and accounting. Kudler uses a comprehensive Retail Enterprise Management System (REMS) to run their business. REMS contain different modules and finance and accounting is also contained in REMS. The software is offered by Microsoft and it provides a complete point of sale (POS) solution that enables Kudler to meet unique requirements (Microsoft...,n.d).

The organization's business and accounting needs are to record data correctly and keep a track on inventory. The inventory system is of particular importance as it could help the business potentially save money. Hence it should be accessible to managers and should be updated on a continuous basis. Some of the types of general business needs of Kudler Fine Foods are ...

Solution Summary

Kudler Foods accounting information systems are examined. The expert performs a SWOT analysis.