Cis 511 Week 8 Assignment 3, Integrated Case Study Bandon Group in
Computers and Technology
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Integrated Case Study: Bandon Group, In
CIS 511 Enterprise Resource Planning
Oscar A Vasquez Calis
March 11, 2015
Dr. Stephen Huber, PhD
The Bandon Group
Bandon Group, Inc. is currently attempting to discover how Information Technology can better support the overall missions, goals, and objectives of the organization. Data is not currently integrated across the various divisions, which causes a duplication of effort, sub optimized effort and additional expense to the organization (Summer, 2005).
Bandon Group, Inc. has a relatively small lnformation Technology department. With the range of various technical solutions that have been implemented across the divisions it has become very difficult to provide data migrations, network support, technical support, and training. Management has also determined that technical solutions need to be implemented in order to stay competitive. Several of their competitors have implemented ERP with integrated CRM solutions. Additionally their competitors have begun to implement eBusiness solutions which allow for web based supply ordering, service call entry and meter click reporting. The current technological environment of Bandon Group, Inc. is severely fragmented, which makes it virtually impossible to migrate towards an eBusiness solution (Summer, 2005).
Step 8: Determine feasibility of an ERP system
An ERP system facilitates database control in a company, which allows the data transfer process to be uniform and united throughout the various divisions and departments. The foremost advantage of an ERP system is bringing down the costs and saving the valuable time which would have otherwise been wasted in procedural maneuvers and unwanted delays (Info Entrepreneurs, 2009).
ERP is a merger of three important components; business management practices, information technology and specific business objectives....