The following is a list of Dirt Bikes projects for each chapter and the page(s) on which each can be found in at the end of each chapter of your Essentials of Business Information Systems 7/e text book. Some of these assignments feature hands-on software work and this list includes links to the data files for these assignments.
Chapter 1 Assignment: Preparing a Management Overview of the Company (page 33)
Chapter 2 Assignment: Analyzing Financial Performance (page 66) Financial Statements, Sales by Model, Domestic vs. International Sales
Chapter 3 Assignment: Performing a Competitive Analysis for Dirt Bikes (page 102)
Chapter 4 Assignment: Analyzing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO ) of Desktop Software Assets (pages 143-144)
Chapter 5 Assignment: Redesigning the Customer Database (page 174) Customer Database
Chapter 6 Assignment: Using Internet Tools to Increase Efficiency and Productivity (pages 219)
Chapter 7 Assignment: Developing a Disaster Recovery Plan (page 255)
Chapter 8 Assignment: Identifying Supply Chain Management Solutions (page 286)
Chapter 9 Assignment: Developing an E-Commerce Strategy (pages 321-322)
Chapter 10 Assignment: Analyzing the Impact of Component Price Changes (pages 360-361) Bill of Materials
Chapter 11 Assignment: Designing an Employee Training and Skills Tracking System (page 397) Employee Database
Company History and Background
Dirt Bikes USA was founded in 1991 by Carl Schmidt and Steven McFadden, two young but experienced bikers with engineering backgrounds who saw that dirt bikes were becoming very popular in the United States as both sporting and racing motorcycles. They developed frames for dirt bikes that were more suited to off-road handling and started using these frames to build their own dirt bike models using motorcycle engines manufactured by other companies, such as Honda and Rotax Motors of Austria. Riding on one of their...