Module 1 - Activity No 2 Short Answer Essay Overview of Systems Integration Challenges and Drives - - Module 1 Overview of Systems Integration

Module 1 - Activity No 2 Short Answer Essay Overview of Systems Integration Challenges and Drives -

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Module 1: Overview of Systems Integration: Challenges and Drives This learning activity will help attain the intended learning outcomes of this module and will solidify the objectives of the module. Direction: Answer the following questions. The length of discussion is limited to 3-5 sentences is enough to briefly elucidate your thoughts and please read the study to all question. Here are the following guide questions 1. How the companies do involved benefit from the innovations discussed in the case? Is it about more efficient transaction processing, better reaching out to customers, or both? Benefits Saves time (handling paper tickets) Costs less (printing paper tickets) Attracts impulse buyers (increases sales) Efficiency Mobile ticketing systems are less expensive (or could be less expensive) It may also be faster to complete transactions at the point of sales, whether by credit or cash. Customer Outreach Business fronts now appear on places where prospective customers are spending their time social networking, and they're doing so in a useful context. 2. Use examples from the case to illustrate your answer. Examples: E-commerce coupons texted to mobile phone users Flower ordering adjacent to birthday/anniversary reminders Tweeting followers with deals Starbucks scanning bar codes for debit cards on mobile phones
3. “Shopping online can be social again, as it was in person,” says Wade Gerten, CEO of Alvenda. Do you think this is a stretch, or are we in the midst of a turning point in online shopping? Explain your answer. Indeed, online shopping can be an excellent means of socializing with others. Many shoppers use social networks to increase their chances of making a purchase. One example of that I like to give is birthday reminders and wish-lists. With Facebook, it is possible to send an electronic birthday card and fresh flowers to your aunt without breaking the bank. Thanks to these new technologies, it is easier to know about product details like reviews, customers can improve their decisions. But To our minds, that technology cannot compare to shopping with friends in the afternoon on a day trip to the mall. 4. Many of the applications discussed in the case are mostly used by the younger demographic, who grew up around technology. How do online behavior patterns change as they become older, with more responsibilities, and more challenging jobs? Do applications like those discussed in the case become less important? More important? Significant behavioral differences were discovered between the age groups with an increase in adult responsibilities, individuals will increasingly desire to get better results with the least effort. If these technologies are easier to use, children are more likely to pick up behaviors that last into adulthood. Though it was not recommended, this technology will likely experience similar adoption patterns to that can be found in the ATM. Even though customers reported that they missed

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