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MODULE (BIG PICTURE) © AMJAD UMAR 3-1 3 Cases for Experimentation 3.1 O VERVIEW ................................................................................................................................ 3-1 3.2 B OB S B ICYCLE S HOP .............................................................................................................. 3-1 3.3 C ONNIE S C LOTHING S TORE ................................................................................................... 3-2 3.4 D AVE ' S D IGITAL S TORE (DDS) ............................................................................................... 3-2 3.5 F RANK S F URNITURE S TORE (FFS) ........................................................................................ 3-3 3.6 M IKE S M ARKETPLACE ........................................................................................................... 3-5 3.7 M ARY S M EDICAL C ENTER ..................................................................................................... 3-6 3.8 P AULO ' S PC S HOP (PPS) .......................................................................................................... 3-7 3.9 W ORLD V ISION : ICT FOR S MALL I SLANDS ............................................................................ 3-8 3.10 W ORLD V ISION : D IGITAL H UBS FOR D EVELOPING C OUNTRIES .......................................... 3-9 3.11 W ORLD V ISION : ICT4R URAL P ROJECT .................................................................................. 3-9 3.1 Overview These short case studies are intended for classroom projects and discussions. The topics range from retail stores to healthcare centers. In addition, some “World Vision” examples are included that concentrate on ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) for developing countries. All these case studies are based on real life examples of small to medium businesses and government agencies but are fictionalized to give the students an opportunity to explore different ideas. The cases can be used to develop IT plans for the enterprises by using the following steps:: Develop a business strategy and a business plan Establish a technology plan Use computer aided planning tools to do self assessment of the plans developed by you 3.2 Bob’s Bicycle Shop Bob started selling bicycles in Atlanta ten years ago. Five years ago, he acquired a small manufacturing shop so that he could design, build, sell, and repair custom built bicycles. Buoyed by his success, he is now diversifying into a wide range of other products (skis, sports-ware, etc.). He is partnering with retail stores and manufacturers in the southwest to expand his business. His grand vision is to become the sole supplier of sports items in the southwest with several outlets. He wants to be another Nike. The parts and components to support his business will be brought from suppliers located in the Far East and assembled in his manufacturing shop. He believes that a good CRM and supply chain management system are crucial to his success. Bob so far has stayed away from technology (other than using the telephone). He keeps track of all information on a MS Word file and also uses an MS Excel spreadsheet occasionally. But his brother in law, Tom (BS-CS, MBA) has been lecturing him on how he could use IS/IT to significantly
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CHAPTER 3: CASES FOR EXPERIMENTATION 3-2 improve his business. Bob has attended a management seminar and is finally intrigued by information technology and how it can be used for selling, purchasing and outsourcing. His goal is to double his business by using IT in an innovative manner. He also wants to make his operations more efficient and less expensive. He has no idea where to start. He has hired your group to help him out. 3.3 Connie’s Clothing Store Connie’s Clothing Store .is a Denver-based store owned by Connie who has always been interested in fashion. In fact, Connie had worked her way through college by designing, sewing, and selling winter sports clothes to the local ski shops in Denver area. After graduating from college, she started a
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