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Management of Information Systems
Problems Faced by in Regards to Data Tracking and Reporting and How It Affected Decision-Making and Business Performance
Dicks was facing several problems in regards to tracking and reporting of information. One of the major problem was retrieving stored files since the employees had to remember the exact names of the files they had stored. Failure to which they would not access the information they wanted or at least they would not obtain the information. Secondly, the problem with obtaining information of other departments since information was stored per department. In essence lack of sharing the information was very likely to result to hiccups since these departments could not share the information to reduce storage repetition or rising ambiguities due to storage of the same data for several times. Thirdly, the process would be long taking a lot of time prior to retrieving all the information, which meant the decisions would take a long time before they were processed. In terms of business performance, the old system was sluggish often taking employees a longer time prior to all the issues were attended to and this could also result in how they made their decisions.
What the company Did to avoid the problems?
To avoid these problems, the company adopted a new software system that featured micro strategy coupled to an oracle database 8i. The new system was capable of tracking down all the apparel based on the store the region and by the equipment that were adopted.
Was Micro Strategy an Appropriate Selection for Dicks?
Micro strategy was an important selection to be adopted by the Dicks as it allowed the company to begin linking almost all its interfaces to not only monitor the information in other departments, but also to make it easier to track all the issues that one hoped to track. For example working as a relational database means the database was able to build up on the existing data platforms while at the same time linking all the other interfaces that were being adopted in all the regions. In addition, the adoption of the new strategy not only allowed the employees to be in a position to conduct detailed analysis, but it also made it possible for them to make different reports based on either ones custom requests or by the strategies adopted by other employees.
Has Improved Reporting Solved All the Companies’ Problems
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