Option #1: Proposed Approach for Implementing an ERP System (Part 1)
You are the CIO of a manufacturing firm. The CEO and CFO continue to express concern over the lack of integration among business processes within their functional business areas. They feel an ERP system coupled with Supply Chain Management and Customer Relationship functionality is the answer.
Both executives have heard negative reports from fellow executives in other companies and from press reports of failed ERP implementations. To avoid duplicating the same situation in their organization, the CEO and CFO request that you submit a Proposed Approach for Implementing an ERP system report. Ultimately, these organizational leaders want to determine if their company is ready for ERP.
Your initial deliverable is a draft document that should include the following content:
- A proposed approach for conducting a needs assessment/requirements gathering initiative. The requirements should reflect the functional business processes your firm needs to implement.
1. Your deliverable should be 3-5 pages in length not including the required cover and reference pages .
2. Paper should be in APA Format, add inline citation where ever applicable as plagiarism policy is strict.
3. Need to Include at least two scholarly references in addition to the course textbook.
Attached course textbook.