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Phase 5 - How to Select a Technology? to Select Technology?...

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Information technologies for upporting Business Operations Supporting Business Operations MIS Division Sauder School of Business University of British Columbia y Credit: Jai-Yeol Son and Past Comm 391 Instructors ow to Select a Technology? How to Select a Technology? What process (or approach) would you take to entify information technologies that are relevant identify information technologies that are relevant for Lululemon? 2 COMM 391 omework for Discussion Homework for Discussion From the list of technologies in the course project escription which ones do you think are relevant description, which ones do you think are relevant for Lululemon? Why (or how did you determine is)? this)? Biometrics Cloud computing Intelligent agents Knowledge management Mobile e-commerce Ubiquitous computing 3 COMM 391 Etc., etc., etc. hat can the technology do? What can the technology do? Let’s look at the features of a technology. What an it do? can it do? How can you find out the features of a technology? 4 COMM 391
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trengths of the Technology? Strengths of the Technology? What are the strengths of the technology that can elp ululemon help Lululemon? What can the technology do that is relevant to Lululemon? 5 COMM 391 eaknesses of the technology? Weaknesses of the technology? What limitations of the technology are applicable ululemon to Lululemon? Can you think of ways to overcome them for ululemon Lululemon? 6 COMM 391 Phase 5 Lecture elevant readings in optional textbook: Relevant readings in optional textbook: Chapters 6.1 and 11.1 earning Outcome of Phase Learning Outcome of Phase 5 Students will be able to Locate information about available information technologies for supporting core business perations and give examples of their usage in operations and give examples of their usage in the industry. he focus is on finding out what a technology can do, The focus is on finding out what a technology can do, its strengths and weaknesses, and in determining from that if it is relevant for your business. 8 COMM 391, Sauder School, UBC
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UTLINE OUTLINE Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Telecommunication technology We will use the above two technologies as examples to further demonstrate What a technology can do? Its strengths Its weaknesses. 9 COMM 391 Part I. Enterprise Resource Planning RP) (ERP) 10 COMM 391 UTLINE OUTLINE What is ERP? Weaknesses of ERP trengths of RP Strengths of ERP 11 COMM 391 RP hat is it? ERP – What is it? Often called “enterprise system” Enterprise resource planning (ERP) – integrates all departments and functions throughout an organization into single IT system so that employees can make a single IT system so that employees can make enterprisewide decisions by viewing enterprisewide information on all business operations ERP allows integration b/w different systems (=modules) Data sharing b/w different modules oint execution mong different modules Joint execution among different modules
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