IMT Custom Machine Company Students Name Institution Course Date International machine tool (IMT) custom machine company is found in the USA and deals with the production of machines involved in manufacturing automobiles. The company is headed by June Page who is the vice president. However the company has a problem June is not conversant with the information systems. Over some period the company has been facing a lot of challenges because of the loopholes in its information systems. One of the biggest problems that it has faced is reduced orders from its clients which has almost caused its closure. Another problem faced by the company is informal procedures making its processes and activities slow. The third biggest problem is inadequate capital for upgrading its systems. The problem emerges from the fact that the company lacks a senior information systems manager who is supposed to provide clear guidelines to guide will be able to handle more loads since most of it is freed up. Tools available that are compatible with the system. The system will require new software Stability of vendor[s] . Supplier risks are present but are minimal as compared to other systems. Cost. The cost incurred will include purchasing new software Consistency with business group strategies and vision. Its consistent with the Business group management team. Budget and capacity planning. The budget will include the cost of buying new software and the cost of moving from one system to another. Software Licensing Requirements. Centralized license management will be necessary. References Martin E. (1994). Managing information technology. New York: Macmillan Pub. Co. Laudon K. C. & Laudon J. P. (2000). Management information systems (Vol. 6). Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall. Taudes A. Feurstein M. & Mild A. (2000). Options analysis of software platform decisions: A case study. MIS quarterly 227-243. [...]
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