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ISBN: 9781285867168
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List the five problems that CIBS had with its earlier spreadsheet- and paper-based system. Rank them by their importance to CIBS. Justify your rankings. If you disagree with Kulinski’s top ranking of limited growth potential, explain why.

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ERP system:

  • It denotes software for business process management that permits an organization in using integrated applications in system.
  • It manages business and automates many back office functions linked to technology, services as well as human resources.
  • The ERP software assimilates all operation facets.
  • It includes product planning, engineering, development, marketing and sales.
  • It is performed in a single database, user interface as well as application.

Explanation of Solution

Five problems based on old system:

  • Difficult to get integrated customer view.
  • Invoice errors and invoice computation duration...

Explanation of Solution

Ranking and justification:

  • The problems based on ranking is shown below:
    • Cost overruns
    • Growth feature of CIBS.
    • Invoice errors and invoice computation duration.
    • Difficult to get integrated customer view.
    • Motivating employees by moving into performance based pay methods.
  • The justification for ranking is shown below:
    • The cost management for an organization is most important feature...

Explanation of Solution

Kulinski’s top ranking:

  • “Yes”, the limited growth potential cannot be stated as with top ranking.
  • The services offered by an organization should be at top most priority...

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