Zara It for Fast Fashion Case Notes

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Zara IT for Fast Fashion Case Notes Identify decision issue, and your role as a decision maker Salgado and Sanchez need to decide if it is the right time to update Zara’s information technology. The key concern is the outdated operating system they use for their point of sale (POS) terminals. Should they purchase the current POS machines from their vendors so that they can support their needs in case the vendor changes their machines to new technology? Or should they move to using new operating system for the POS application? The new operating system provides the opportunity for system and process improves that the store and throughout the company. Why has the decision issue arisen? Zara’s  POS terminals are currently…show more content…
Uses DOS operation system which is no longer supported by Microsoft -system unchanged as it has been very stable, effective, and easy to roll out and maintain over time -POS easy for store managers to set up/operate themselves. No IT support required to open a new store -no large support organization required to assist the stores -POS terminals not connected to one another via any in-store network One modem on a POS connects to La Coruna -Within a store, POS terminals and PDAs could not share

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