Final Hoosier Burger Case Analysis

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Final Hoosier Burger Case The Hoosier burger (IS) information system project was selected and identified by the Bob, owners, and Thelma, to support in inventory control, customer services, marketing, and food preparation. Even then they are the company executives, and the system has more of a strategic focus on improving day to day procedures. Since the 70’s Bob and Thelma Mellankamp wanted to start their own business. One day while driving they noticed a for sale sign in the window of Myrtle’s Family Restaurant, they bought the business, and “Hoosier Burger Restaurant was born”. (Valacich, J., George, J., Hoffer, J., 2009, pg. 28). The systems development life cycle (SDLC) became an important part to the development of an effective…show more content…
The systems development has to focus on adaptive technology focusing on people instead of roles, and providing tools that provide automated support for some parts of the POS system. The project development team of Hoosier Burger was selected based on the important weaknesses that the company was currently facing. The focus of the new system was to improve the inventory control, the ways in which the customer orders are handled, and the management reporting system. One of the issues that the company was suffering was the long amount of time that a customer had to wait from when the order is taken until it is delivered, which can range to more than 40 minutes. This can lead to customers losing patience, resulting in damaging feedback for Hoosier Burger. So, the scope of the Hoosier Burger Project was to provide positive returns in the marketing, food preparation, inventory management, and customer service areas. "The six feasibility factors are: operational, economic, technical, schedule, legal and contractual, and political (Valacich, 2009)." From an economic point of view the project is valuable because the long-term investment will be repaid through sales growth. From an operational

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