Think of the last time you bought a high-tech electronic item (2 points).
a. How does the process of buying that item cut across the store’s various functional areas?
b. What information from your receipt would need to be available to each business functional area?
c. Using this store as an example, describe at least TWO problems associated to an un-integrated system in a specific functional area.
d. Discuss how an ERP system can potentially help avoid these problems.
Mr. Jones has heard about the benefits of ERP system to businesses. Please discuss the following:
i. why you think whether or not Mr. Jones should implement an ERP system in his club. (Identify at least TWO reasons. 0.5 point).
ii. If Mr. Jones were to implement an ERP system, what are the potential pitfalls? Discuss at least THREE problems that can lead to a failure in ERP implementation. Cite appropriate cases related to the problem you are discussing (1.5 point)