Information Systems Proposal Paper
November 27, 2012
Stephen Allen PhD
Table of Contents Information Systems Proposal 3 Functional Area Information System 3 Disadvantages and Advantages 3 Analysis 4 Transaction Processing System 4 Disadvantages and Advantages 4 Analysis 4 Office Automation System 4 Disadvantages and Advantages 5 Analysis 5 Management Information System 5 Disadvantages and Advantages 5 Analysis 5 Electronic Commerce System 6 Disadvantages and Advantages 6 Analysis 6 Conclusion 7 References 8
Information Systems Proposal
Plans have begun to flush out an idea for a traditional record store. Steps had to be taken to determine the important information …show more content…
Electronic Commerce System
The fifth and final recommended IT system for the record store is the Electronic Commerce System (ECS). This is an Internet-based system that allows transactions between two businesses (B2B), and transactions between businesses and consumers (B2C).
Disadvantages and Advantages
The disadvantages are that e-commerce has not reached every person in the world, it is not fitting for perishable merchandise, disclosure of personal information is required to place orders through the ECS, there is no instant receipt of the product, and returns or exchanges are time consuming. Although, many consumers and business have noticed that the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages, as it permits consumers’ the reach to the global market, and it allows more competition with better prices. For businesses ECS lowers business costs, accommodates to requests of various markets, and provides boost in earnings and sales (Bora, 2011-2012).
ECS provides an excellent opportunity to open an online shopping component of the record store, especially because of the store’s nostalgic inventory, it would instate possible untapped well of revenue and should be met with serious consideration.
Table 1 | Functional Area IS | Transaction Processing System (TPS) | Office Automation System (OAS) | Management Information System (MIS) | Electronic Commerce System | Advantages | Adaptability | | Decrease of time-consuming activities