Briefly list business implications of IT and IS problems at Tektronix (a set of bullet points would be an adequate response to this question). 1. none of systems was standardized globally, business were not common in the world. So the company needs to restructure and increase visibility into operations at Tektronix,
2. financial performance at Tektronix so as to cut cost and find efficiency •
3. integration of information systems over all divisions of Tektronix
4.lack ability of employees to support the quickly growing business of the CPID division
5 low efficiency of processes to fit the system implementation of the Oracle ERP system. 1. What concrete steps did Tektronix take to manage the risks involved in such a large and difficult project? (A list would again be one way to answer this question.) 1. Change business processes to fit the system implementation of the Oracle ERP system. 2 Cross region selling transactions in US dollars going through a US based holding company throughout the world. 2. Change order entry so that only one business division’s product is placed on any order. 4. Centralize the Financials across all divisions and made US dollars as the base currency with orders and invoices in local currency. 3. What are the pluses and minuses of implementing in stages or waves rather than in one big bang ? 1. Improvement in days sales outstanding and inventory turnover and increase in same day shipments 2. Cycle time for credit approvals and delays in implementation were eliminated. 3. Improve data integration to help financial analysis, and improve internal performance. Standardization of business processes leading to better decision-making 4. Increase in employee productivity.
4. How successful was the Tektronix ERP project?
1. The ERP system promotes heavy standardization of business processes across the enterprise and the standardization should not conflict with the Organization’s overall strategy. For example if the...
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