Assignment on the Strategic Information System

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RUNNING HEAD: STRATEGIC INFORMATION SYSTEM1Strategic Information SystemName of the Student:Name of the University:Author noteContentsIntroduction......................................................................................................................................2
Woolworths Limited2Identification of company’s structure, products and services.........................................................3Operations and functionality........................................................................................................4The current processes...................................................................................................................4Gaps witnessed.............................................................................................................................5Specific issues expected to be fixed by the new system..................................................................5Criteria that will be used to prove the proposed system..................................................................6Constitutes of Information Systems (IS) Strategy...........................................................................7Suggestions With reference to studies on Information Systems failures........................................8Expected Problem to arise within Information Systems projects....................................................9Suggestions in relation to the project...............................................................................................9Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................9References......................................................................................................................................10
Woolworths Limited3IntroductionStrategic Information system is the information system that is developed in response to thecorporate business function. The purpose is to provide a competitive advantage to the company.SIS is a salient feature in the company that distinguishes it from the rest. The software helpsbusiness to categorize, store, process or transfer the information in an effective way. This toolhelps in managing the information in a systematic way. The company applies metrics andanalytical tools in order to keep an eye on the information repository (Almalki, Al-fleit andZafar, 2017). This is a way to improve the growth and efficiency of an organization. Most of theInformation system is used as a support mechanism. They are developed for the purpose ofdeveloping an effective organizational capacity. They help in improving the organizationalefficiency and profitability it is a process through which a business organization can gaineffectiveness in order to earn long term sustainability. SIS is an integral part of a business thatallow in resolving effective issues. The system directly affects the organization and helps inarranging effectiveness. They do affect the organizational competency and hence are one of thereasons behind developing organizational competency. There are many possibilities that requirean effective organizational effectiveness in order to maintain a balance. This is one of the mosteffective business strategies that require individual efforts in order to gain organizational valueand programming. This is necessary for generating better and effective supply chain for meetingpre-requisites. The development of the strategic information system therefore improves theorganizational growth. This allows in improving the existing value in order to match up with theorganizational expectations (Arvidsson, Holmström and Lyytinen, 2014).
Woolworths Limited4Identification of company’s structure, products and servicesWoolworths Supermarket is an Australian Supermarket and grocery chain owned by WoolworthsLimited. The store is known for selling groceries like (vegetables, fruits, meat and packagesfood). Currently Woolworths is operating more than 1000 stores across Australia. Apart fromthat Woolworths Online is known for carrying out online shopping. Technology is a gamechanger for a retail organization and creates a distinguished result. It has helped in improvingthe technology by implementing effective software. This has helped in offering customers withdistinguished options (Woolworths Ltd (WOW.AX), 2017). The IT sector has collaboratedsignificantly in order to create better opportunities. It is important enough for giving betterorganizational opportunity and developing results in order to gain competency. The SIS helpsthe company in getting effective organizational goals. It is important from the point of gainingeffective knowledge in order to arrange effectiveness and developing a proper informationsystem that allow in gaining competitive factors. It is therefore necessary for arrangingeffectiveness that has helped in gaining competencies (Chen, Mocker, Preston and Teubner,2010). It is important for arranging factors that are effective in order to disburse the array ofissues that specialize in managing data. Big data is important enough to deliver businessefficiencies that allow in increasing the customer engagement in an organization. The businesshas to understand customer’s expectation in order to attain structured data (Defoe, 2013).Woolworths has developed inner capacity that has allows store managers to take decision. Themanagers have drillable reports, dashboards that allow in providing direct information. Thetechnology is important enough for a business organization in delivering necessary data. Thiswill help in acquiring effective information and priorities. The IT infrastructure is importantenough for gaining organizational effectiveness and arranging necessary growth (Cassidy, 2016).
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