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Case Study: Auto-Parts Warehouse Management System
Jack Greig and Daniel Cox have several years of experience of running an auto-parts business as a supplier in a major city of Australia. The current warehouse management system is not able to handle highly dynamic procedures that can help them move and store inventory at peak efficiency and lowest cost. Jack and Daniel have decided to develop a new Auto-Parts Warehouse Management System where its functionality can be applied throughout all core warehouse processes, transforming the warehouse into a competitive advantage.
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You are the business system analyst assigned to develop this system. In your meeting with Jack and Daniel, they provided significant details regarding the basic operations of the system. They expect the system will perform the various functions such as receiving all types of orders, inventory control, order processing, pick up and process orders, order load management, outbound documentation, system alerts, packing orders, and crystal reports. Please note, you must consider the number of wireless communication devices that configure with the proposed system and enables the warehouse management to run the distribution centre using real-time operations. These extensive system functions will improve warehouse operations by minimising costs and increasing productivity.
Complete the Following
You are a business systems analyst that is part of a project that is currently being proposed. Your task is to develop a System Vision Document for this project.You are to describe the problem in your own words, and the capabilities and benefits. You need to create a System Vision Document which contains:
Specific analysis techniques have not been taught yet, so this assignment does not require technical descriptions.
Please note, you will use the same case study to complete assessment item 1, assessment item 2 and assessment item 3.
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This assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s:
- be able to describe the context of an information system.
- be able to compare and contrast the different methodologies of systems analysis and evaluate their appropriateness for different and complex situations.
Marking criteria and standards
back to top Level AttainedCriteria STANDARDS High Distinction Distinction Credit Pass Fail 1. Content of the System Vision DocumentMaximum6 Marks Demonstrates breadth and depth of understanding and has insights and awareness of deeper more subtle aspects of the topic content. Evidence of having researched/read more widely beyond the core materials. Demonstrates breadth and depth of understanding and has insights and awareness of many of the deeper more subtle aspects of the topic content.Evidence of having read beyond the core materials. Demonstrates thorough understanding of material presented in core texts and readings. Demonstrates evidence of having read material presented in core texts and readings. However literature is presented uncritically in a purely descriptive manner.Content acknowledged but not really taken into account. Demonstrates very little evidence of having read material presented in core texts and readings. Inaccurate or inconsistent acknowledgement of sources.Limited knowledge of key principles and concepts. 2. Clarity of expression and presentation of response.Referencing and CitationMaximum2+2 Marks Highly developed skills in expression and presentation of response.Fluent writing style appropriate to assessment task. Grammar and spelling accurate. Well-organised.Referencing is consistently accurate and according to the APA standard. All references are cited in the text. At least 5 references provided. Well-developed skills in expression and presentation of response.Fluent writing style appropriate to assessment task. Grammar and spelling accurate.Referencing is mainly accurate and according to the APA standard. Most of the references are cited in the text. At least 4 references provided. Good skills in expression and clear presentation of response. Mostly fluent writing style appropriate to assessment task. Grammar and spelling accurate.Some attempt at referencing and according to the APA standard. Few references are cited in the text. At least 3 references provided. Some skills in expression and presentation of response. Meaning apparent but writing style not always fluent or well organised. Grammar and spelling contain errors. Significantly exceeded or fell short of the 3 page guide.Attempt at referencing but not exactly according to APA standard and only few references are cited in the text. At least 2 references provided. Rudimentary skills in expression and presentation of response.Not all material is relevant and/or is presented in a disorganised manner.Meaning apparent but writing style not fluent or well-organised,Grammar and spelling contain errors. Ignored length requirements completely.Referencing is absent/unsystematic.
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Your answer should be a report approx. 3 pages, Times Roman size 12 (title page and references are not part of the page count). You should use your own words and avoid lengthy quotations