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Assignment 1: Integrated Case Study Brandon Group

Bandon Group is a family own business, founded in 1953. It has four different division located in four different cities in Western US. Different divisions handle different types of tasks. The corporate headquarters located in Arizona.
The company is currently attempting to discover how Information Technology can better support the overall missions, goals and objectives of the organization. Data is not currently integrated across the various divisions, which causes a duplication of effort, sub optimized effort and additional expense to the organization. (Sumner, 2005)
Bandon Group, Inc. has a relatively small Information Technology department. With the range of various technical solutions that have been implemented across the divisions it has become very difficult to provide data migrations, network support, technical support and training. (Sumner, 2005)
Management has also determined that technical solutions need to be implemented in order to stay competitive. Several of their competitors have implemented ERP with integrated CRM solutions. Additionally their competitors have begun to implement eBusiness solutions which allow for web based supply ordering, service call entry and meter click reporting (Sumner, 2005).
The current technological environment of Bandon Group, Inc. is severely fragmented, which makes it virtually impossible to migrate towards an eBusiness solution. (Sumner, 2005)

Step 1. Purpose and scope of the Study.
Based on the situation of the company stated above, the purpose and scope of the study is to evaluate information systems and its atmosphere, evaluate problems and assess the probability of an ERP installation. ERP is stands for Enterprise Resource Planning; basically the practical name of ERP is SAP R/3. SAP R/3 maintains at the least three business areas. This requires…...

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