Systems Analysis and Design Case Study Chapter 4

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Hoosier Burger

a. How was the Hoosier Burger project identified and selected? What focus will the new system have?

The Hoosier burger project was identified through its short-comings by the Mellankamps. The project was selected as the business grows and demand is at an all-time high, the current systems at Hoosier Burger are not getting the job done. This is causing customer discontent and is affecting business negatively.

The new system is going to be heavily focused on inventory control systems. While other systems of Hoosier Burger will be looked at, an improved inventory control system will greatly increase productivity for the Mellankamps.

b. Identify the Hoosier Burger project’s scope.

The Hoosier Burger
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If you were assigned to Jim’s team for this project, what activities would you conduct in order to prepare the details of the baseline project plan? Explain the purpose of each activity and show a timeline or schedule for these activities.

First, access all feasibilities of the project. If the project is not going to be feasible then it needs to be cut off right away. Accessing feasibilities up front will help make the project is worth it. * Economic Feasibility * Making sure the company has the money to fund the project and that the overall result of the project will aid in increasing profits for the company * Technical Feasibility * Outline what technologies would be needed to make this project successful and to make sure that the company either has access to these technologies and/or is willing to acquire these technologies. * Operational Feasibility * Assess whether or not the project’s goals are realistic. If the project’s goals are unrealistic then it’s a waste of money. Attainable goals are important. * Schedule Feasibility * Can this project be completed in a timely manner in which the company will benefit the most from the project? * Legal and Contractual Feasibility * Will implementing this project

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