S2_Todd_Pacific - 2511 Session 2, Closing Case Todd Pacific...

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2511 Session 2, Closing Case Todd Pacific Shipyards Makes Effective Use of Information Systems The Business Problem Todd Pacific Shipyard needed to replace its old traditional time card system (a transaction processing system) because it was slow, inaccurate, and it took too many clerical people to use it while not providing enough information. The IT Solution Todd Pacific invested $250,000 to replace its old system with personal digital assistants (PDAs), a wireless network, and a proprietary (developed in-house) software application called the Time Tracking application that securely records each employee’s time and work assignment. PDAs were chosen over laptops because PDAs are smaller, lighter, and easier to move from one job to the next. Todd Pacific developed its Time Tracking application in-house and linked it to the company’s project management application but they encountered some challenges in implementing the new system. The Results
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course ADMS 2511 taught by Professor Jiu during the Spring '09 term at York University.

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