In doing a preliminary survey for the proposed automation of the payroll system of Grant Black, Inc, the analyst in charge reached the tentative conclusion that Ron Clay, the popular cashier with more than 30 years of company service, will be displaced and perhaps asked to consider early retirement. Discuss how this scenario relates to the concept of “operational feasibility” presented in this chapter. Discuss the potential impact on the success of the new disbursements system.
Answer to relevant QuestionsWhy might you have more trouble assessing the success of a not-for-profit organization or federal government entitlement program than you would have judging the success of a business organization?“A vendor would never propose a system that would not meet an organization’s needs. Therefore, external validation of vendor proposals is not really needed.” Do you agree? Discuss fully.“If the results of the cost/benefit analysis do not agree with those of the effectiveness analysis, there is probably no difference among the alternatives.” Discuss fully.Refer to the typical contents of a project completion report. Which parts of the report would be useful in performing a post-implementation review? Discuss fully.For each problem described, list and explain the documentation you would recommend for gathering and analyzing related facts. Confine your answer to a listing and brief explanation (one to two sentences) for each type of ...
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