BOEING AUSTRAILIA (BAL)

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Boeing Australia Limited (BAL)
Assessing the Merits of Implementing a
Sophisticated e-Procurement System

Boeing Australia Limited (BAL)
Table of Contents
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Executive Summary
Part 1

Executive Summary

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Part 2

Immediate Issue

3

Part 3

Systemic Issues

3

Issue Identification

Environmental & Root Cause Analysis
Part 4

Qualitative Analysis

4

Part 5

Qualitative Analysis

5

Alternatives and/or Options
Part 6

Alternatives

6

Recommendations

7

Recommendations Implementation Plan

8

Part 9

Monitor and Control

9

Part 10

Conclusion & Management Plan

Recommendations
Part 7
Implementation
Part 8
Monitor & Control

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BAL has worked to develop its core

competency in the areas of space and communications, site management, and the upgrade and maintenance of military aircraft and equipment. As BAL grew so too did the legacy technology systems it used for both internal communications and external dealings with customers. BAL now is facing difficult decisions as it sought to upgrade and improve its procurement systems and processes to improve operations. Upper management is concerned with the high costs of systems that are already on the market and concerns that any system will not integrate well with the systems that are already in place. As well as the different departments within BAL were using the systems differently to get the same results, large percentage of staff and management resistant to change.

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Due to the costs involved in upgrading their entire system, was BAL large enough to proceed without thought to the costs. BAL really only had one major customer the ADF and what would happen in the future if they lost those contracts.

But, would not upgrading to a new full

system or upgrading the e-procurement portion to work with the systems that are already in place cause them to lose the contracts as they could not provide the information needed by their major customers to

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