Systems Analysis of Riordan Manufacturing

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An Information Systems Analysis of Riordan Manufacturing Robert Bean, Kashia Doyle, Kenneth Leung, Paul Mills, Jennifer Sampson, and Colby Williams UOP Business Systems I BSA /500 Simon Chen February 14, 2011 An Information Systems Analysis of Riordan Manufacturing Riordan Manufacturing is a global plastics manufacturer that has 550 employees with has revenues over $1 billion and projected annual earnings of over $46 million (Riordan, 2005). Riordan Manufacturing is wholly own and operated by Riordan Industries. The company is an industry leader in field of plastic injection molding. By leveraging their state-of-art design capabilities, and resources, Riordan Manufacturing has created some very innovative plastic designs…show more content…
Riordan Manufacturing – Accounting System components System Overview 1. There should be ONE Accounting application with modules (user-based access) geared to the functions of each department. 2. All sites should have equivalent hardware components that meet minimum performance requirements. 3. As a security precaution, each plant should not have access to other plant’s data. The application should implement role-based authentication to grant access to role-specific information. 4. The Financial and Accounting application should provide identical functionality at the plants without exchange files, or manually enter information. Information at the plants should be transmitted electronically to the central office entirely through the Financial and Accounting application without manual intervention. Description of System Infrastructure To support an adequate Finance and Accounting system, infrastructure must be in place to support it. Essentially, a network will connect workstations to servers. The servers will perform specific functions like file services, print sharing, or run database server software. The workstations will have desktop productivity software that allows users to create and manage documents and spreadsheets, and maintain e-mail.

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