Hoosier Burger Case Analysis Final Paper
INF340: Business System Analysis
The purpose of this paper is devoted to the system analysis and design of Hoosier Burger restaurant, which is a fictional fast-food restaurant, in which Bob and Thelma Mellenkamp (the owners) would like to introduce some much needed radical changes to their business management. After developing their business, they faced a number of problems. One in particular, is the inventory tracking system, which have to be solved by the consultants. Their next goal is to implement an automated food-ordering system, which will take care of most of the issues that the owners have to deal with. In this paper, as a consultant, a demonstration of the system analysis will provide step-by-step solutions to each area of concern.
A. System Overview
As part of the analysis the first objective was to apply all four parts of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) approach to Hoosier Burger. The SDLC consist of selection and planning, analysis, design, and implementation/operation. 1. Selection and planning- The owner Mr. Mellankamp uses an outdated system on running his business. All his paperwork is done by hand. He has problems with inventory control, paper-based ordering system which causes multiple errors. He wants to computerize his basic sales information, forecasting information, and inventory usage to minimize or eliminate the errors.
2. Analysis- Hoosier Burger’s current system is based on paper (paper inventory logs, stock log forms, order tickets, etc.). What solutions can the Mellankamps be recommended that can enhance or replace their current to system to help their business?
3. Design- The design is to develop a new and improved information system. The system will include a new point-of-sales register to capture all the point-of-sales information. A computer system with applications to help them manage inventory and organize...