Integration of E-commerce and ERP Systems with other ICT (information and communication technologies) to create value for customers and shareholders.
Words: 1000 and extra for diagrams
Indicate a company from any industry that has implemented and integrated E-commerce or ERP Systems ( choose any ) with other ICT (information and communication technologies data mining, business intelligences, data ware house, databases, RFID, EDI) that escalate efficiencies and competitive advantages in their operations and strategies .
Please visit web sites, annual reports, media etc. of the company to find the relevant information related in this matter. You may also need to gather information from academic journal articles, press releases, case studies, white papers published in popular press and online databases, including text books
You are required to submit a well referenced report style word document in response to the following questions (in 1000 words-minimum) maintaining academic writing norms.
1. Briefly describe the enterprise, in terms of its operations, products/services, markets, competitors etc. (200 words)
2. Illustrate how its e-commerce or ERP implementation integrated with related ICT (information and communication technologies- data mining, business intelligences, data ware house, databases, internet, RFID, VAN, EDI) ? (400 words)
3. Summarise the likely issues they have faced during their e-commerce or ERP implementation. (200 words)
4. Outline the likely advantages they have capitalised from the implementation and integration. (200 words
Format of the Report
1. You at least should have the following details:
a. Assignment Cover page clearly stating your name and student number
b. A table of contents, executive summary
c. A brief introduction or overview of what the report is about.
d. Body of the report with sections to answer the above questions and with appropriate section headings
f. List of references.
2. Diagrams and tables clearly labelled and explained.
3. Ensure all materials are correctly referenced. Plagiarism will be severely penalized
Research reports are to be presented in hard copy in size 12 Times New Roman or 10 Calibri Font and double spaced.
The research should include a list of at least 5 references used in the research report and a bibliography of the wider reading done to familiarize oneself with the topic.
Submission: Hard-copy to assignment box (Level 1, inside the library) and a copy of the report generated from SAFE ASSIGN (‘Final submission link’) attached to it.
You are reminded to read the -Plagiarism- section of the course description. Your research should be a synthesis of ideas from a variety of sources expressed in your own words.
All reports must use the Harvard referencing style.
For further information about essay writing and how to do a reference, please follow the below link:
https://student.unsw.edu.au/essay-writing-basics (Essay Writing)
http://www.monash.edu.au/lls/llonline/writing/general/essay/1.xml (Essay Writing)
http://www.monash.edu.au/lls/llonline/writing/general/lit-reviews/index.xml (Writing literature reviews)
https://student.unsw.edu.au/harvard-referencing (Referencing Guide)
http://sydney.edu.au/library/subjects/downloads/citation/Harvard_Complete.pdf (Referencing Guide)