Guidelines for Submission: Your rough draft should be 3–4 pages in length and should follow APA formatting, including double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.
Assignment: You work for Nordstrom Rack a small brick-and-mortar business.
The owner of your business wants to focus on generating new revenue through e-commerce, but she knows that this change in operations requires the company to integrate new technology.
To gain an understanding of what the business might need for technology, she has asked you to:
Create a business systems analysis. In this analysis, you will clearly introduce the problem that your business is facing.
Then, you will determine the business requirements for solving that problem, including the requirements that any new technology needs to meet.
The goal in the project is to establish an e-commerce presence, but you must improve the current technology first.
Use the Decision Matrix document as you conduct your research for assistance organizing your thoughts. (You will submit the completed decision matrix in Milestone Two.) For additional resources on developing the decision matrix, refer to:
· Decision Matrix Example: Use this resource to view an example of a completed decision matrix (see attachment).
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
IV. Technology Solutions: In this section, you will discuss how each of the two technologies meets the technology requirements that you identified in section II. Use your decision matrix to guide your responses.
A. Technology One: Explain how well this technology meets the technology requirements of your business. Be sure to address which technology requirements the technology meets, and where there are gaps.
B. Technology Two: Explain how well this technology meets the technology requirements of your business. Be sure to address which technology requirements the technology meets, and where there are gaps.
V. Recommendations: In this section, you will recommend the technology solution that you believe is most appropriate for your business based on how well each technology meets your business’s technology requirements.
A. Recommend a technology solution for your business, and defend why that solution is appropriate. You could recommend only one technology, or you could recommend any combination of the two that you investigated.
B. Explain the overall benefit of your recommended technology solution to your business. Consider the following: i. How will it enhance efficiency? ii. How will it position your business for future growth as you move online?
Lastly, submit the decision matrix that you used for your research.
Also please see Final Project 1 to assist with Final Project 2