Essay on Information Systems Proposal

897 Words Jun 26th, 2012 4 Pages
Information Systems Proposal Paper
Lorelei Arroyo-Alba
BIS220
Introduction to Computer Application and Systems
November 14, 2011
Joseph Lewis Aguirre

Integrating certain information systems within a business organization will not only prove for a faster more efficient workplace but will also improve the bottom line for company growth. Even though there are numerous information systems that can be implemented and utilized to improve the growth and expansion of the company, there are five information systems that the company should focus on employing: office automation system, supply chain management system, management information system, electronic commerce system, and transaction processing system. The recommended information
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The PowerPoint capability will also help managers in conducting presentations for training purposes. Essentially, an OAS will “focus on making managers and professionals more productive and effective,” (Gremillian and Pyburn, 1985, p 6, para 2). The only drawback in using this system would be making sure that managers and employees stay up-to-date with the information provided in emails and calendars.
The next proposed information system for the business is the supply chain management system. In a nutshell, this system would mostly consist of inventory control and operations. The benefit of this system would allow the company to request specific products based on the needs of the customers. Employees would be able to familiarize themselves with the sending and receiving of inventory and learning about quality control. The only disadvantage to this system would be providing low quality materials for customers, which results in product returns causing churn.
The fourth information system to be utilized in growth of a new company is the electronic commerce system, also known as ecommerce. This system will provide access for the company to reach out into the global market keeping geographical limitations to a minimum, which in turn can cause growth and expansion. Ecommerce also enables small, up-and-coming businesses, as well as customers, to sell or purchase products through the global market, (Bora, C., n,d). One downside to ecommerce is that customers may…