“IMT Custom Machine Company, Inc., case study I-1 help

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Read Case Study I-1 entitled “IMT Custom Machine Company, Inc.: Selection of an Information Technology Platform” on pages 116-127 in Brown, C. V., DeHayes, D. W., Hoffer, J. A., Martin, W. W., & Perkins, W. C. (2012). Managing information technology (7th ed.).

Then write a debriefing report that includes the “pros” and “cons” of the four options presented to the vice president and division manager in the case study. Include a recommendation for the one of the four options you feel would be the most appropriate solution. If none of the four options is the appropriate solution, recommend a new option.

In your response remember to address the following:

  How well staff is able to handle the option

  Key applications and their ability to work with the type of system

  Tools available that work with the type of system

  Stability of vendor[s]

  Cost

  Consistency with business group strategies and vision

  Budget and capacity planning

  Software licensing

Your report should be 4-5 pages in length and well-written. Use academic writing standards and APA style guidelines, citing references as appropriate.

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