Week 7

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* Use a spreadsheet to develop a point-scoring matrix and determine which system Mark should select.

Software|  |  | Weighted Score| weighted score| weighted score| Fulfillment of business needs| 100|  | 600| 800| 900| Acceptance in marketplace| 30|  | 180| 180| 180|
Quality of documentation| 50|  | 350| 450| 400|
Quality of warranty| 50|  | 200| 400| 350|
Ease of use| 80|  | 560| 480| 400|
Control features| 50|  | 450| 350| 450|
Flexibility| 20|  | 80| 100| 180|
Security features| 30|  | 120| 120| 240|
Modularity| 30|  | 240| 150| 120|
Integration with other software| 30|  | 240| 270| 180| Quality of support utilities| 50|  | 450| 400| 250|
Vendor|  |  |  |  |  |
Reputation and reliability| 10|  | 30| 90| 60|
Experience with similar systems| 20|  | 100| 100| 120| Installation assistance| 70|  | 630| 280| 430|
Training assistance| 35|  | 140| 280| 210|
Timeliness of maintenance| 35|  | 175| 140| 140|
Hardware|  |  |  |  |  |
Internal memory size (RAM)| 70|  | 350| 420| 560|
Hard-drive capacity| 40|  | 360| 360| 200|
Graphics capabilities| 50|  | 350| 350| 400|
Processing speed| 30|  | 240| 240| 150|
Overall performance| 40|  | 360| 400| 400|
Expandability| 50|  | 350| 100| 500|
Support for network technology| 30|  | 90| 120| 210|  |  |  |  |  |  |
 |  |  | 6645| 6580| 7030|

* b. Susan Shelton did not agree with Mark’s weightings and suggested the following When the changes are made, which vendor should Mark recommend? Mark should recommend VENDOR 3
* c. Mark’s manager suggested the following changes to Susan’s weightings: Reputation and reliability| 90|
Installation assistance| 40|
Experience with similar systems| 40|
Training assistance| 65|
Internal memory size| 10|
* Will the manager’s changes affect the...
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