I am Yogeswaary d/o Marathandavan from Saito College, studying Diploma in Business Information Technology. This report is regarding Business Information System subject, for this assignment I need to do survey by choose one department in an organization and carry out an investigation on the usage of information system in that department. I choose “ASIAPRIMA RESOURCES” organization for my assignment. In the organization I choose Marketing department for my research because I need to know what kind of system they use for marketing sales record and how they solve the problems face in marketing by using the particular system.
OVERVIEW OF THE ORGANIZATION AND DEPARTMENTS
ASIAPRIMA RESOURCES SDN BHD was incorporated in 1994 to trade in wood and timber related products for the local as well as overseas market. ASIAPRIMA’S trading history harks back to 1966, when their founder first began trading in commodities and subsequently in the distribution of food staff such as rice and sundry goods. Presently, the second generation proudly continues this tradition of growth and diversification with businesses in wood and timber related products such as fancy laminated plywood, wall panels, polyester flush doors, local logs, MDF, HDF and sawn timber from natural and plantation forest as well as imported sawn timber. In this organization contain of five departments, there are Human resources department, Finance/ Accounting department, Marketing department, Administration department and SPC department. I choose Marketing Department that known as “APR Marketing System” to identify the uses of it and the functions for the daily marketing sales.
IDENTIFICATION OF IS COMPONENT AND RESOURCES
There are two categories under this resource. There are IS users and IS specialist. The IS users are the marketing department staff that will be handling the daily marketing sales of the...