Write a 2 page essay on Sew What Inc.
The Sew What? Business has won several awards and recognitions attesting to the distinct application of information technology that spurred financial success.
Information technologies contributed to the business success of Sew What? Inc. through allowing customers from various locations, both locally and abroad,
to view the products and services that they offer. By ensuring that their Web site is effectively designed, customers get to review all kinds of color swatches. guides them to calculate measurements for their respective projects. differentiates one kind of curtain from another. providing instructional advise on the care and use of drapery materials. among others (Case Facts, 41). Duckett came to realize that information technology is relevant in terms of enabling small business to provide products and services in a more sophisticated and highly structured fashion that enabled them to reach a wide range of clientele and create high quality products and services. The amount and value of work is thereby maximized by using only a small amount of manpower and internal resources.
If I were a management consultant to Sew What? Inc., one would advise Megan Duckett to continue upgrading various applications that could be offered by developments in information technology. For instance, she is already reflecting on instituting a bar code system to track the manufacturing process at their company’s warehouse. After this, Duckett can use information technology to the management in the business’ supply chain in terms of providing a direct link with her regular suppliers of raw materials to identify the inventory levels and reorder points. By doing so, her company need not order for raw materials that are not fast moving and suppliers, on the other hand, could anticipate demand for fast moving items and schedule deliveries at the soonest possible time. Further, their database should contain prospective projects from current clients to enable