SAPProduct System Analysis
SAPProduct System AnalysisWhatdo you think of the site and tools presented this time around?
Itis evident that the SAP serves to be the best site that organizationscan use to turn their data into a meaningful resource. The presentedtools especially the Data Management presents different products,which organizations can use to collect, manage, store and retrievedata from different sources to enhance accuracy and efficiency of theflow of the data. Farrokhiand Pokoradi (2013)also supports the data management functions by stating that itcomprises business intelligence software that makes it much easierfor firms or organizations to track, understand, and manage essentialbusiness information by performing key strategic functions thatimprove organizational competitiveness.
Inwhat situations do you think these tools are useful?
TheSAP IQ is highly recommended and become crucial especially when theanalyzing large amount of data and warehousing for any firm. Theproduct is crucial since it makes it much easier for the end users toaccess the stored information more efficiently while making thecomparison. It is also used to extract, transform, and load theneeded information from the various sources as required by differentdepartments are relevant to the success of the project. (Olszak,and Ziemba, 2007).Organizations that deal with the daily report taking may require datamanagement products that supply the daily reports to the businesssystems for the effective and smooth flow of organizationaloperations (Elliot,2004).The analytic application products such SAP IQ is necessary fororganizations by providing a detailed analysis of the informationrelating to finance, sales, and marketing, human resources,procurement among other organizational departments. Employees fromsuch department can use these products to perform their daily task asan organization uses them to attain the standard performance.
Whatdo you think can be learned from these tools?
Thelesson that can be learned from the tools is that the employment andproper use of the data management products can change organizations’operations. However, it is also critical to highlight that despitethe fact that the data management products especially SAP DataQuality Management are essential, there is the likelihood of facingcertain challenges such as financial constraints and possibleresistance to change when instituting such products within theexisting firm’s systems. The purchase of these data managementproducts would be costly, and with financial constraints, theirapplication to every department could be impaired. Additionally, theinstallation would require experts with the required competentknowledge and skills to be outsourced who would charge the firmsexpensively depending on the urgency. Lastly, the application of suchsoftware products would require all the departmental members to betrained that would be costly. Besides financial constraints,resistance to change from internal members within an organization isanother challenge since not all members will accept change.Consequently, the software resources can handle the bulk of the workwithin a limited time, a benefit to the organization due to itsefficiency. Since it requires fewer and experienced staffs to operatethem, the fear of losing positions and jobs can trigger resistance tochange a challenge hence.
Whatis your overall evaluation of the tools?
Implementation of the data management products will help theorganizations to attain quality high-performance as well as promptand efficient operation. The SAP products can be evaluated the bestin the ladder of data management system based on the various productsproduced to enhance quick performance. Laxity, therefore, will beminimized as every an individual within the organization will strivetowards achieving the organizational goal with an aid of theavailable data management products.
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Farrokhi,V. & Pokoradi, L(2013). Organizational and Technical Factors for ImplementingBusiness Intelligence. Fascicleof Management and Technological Engineering,175-76.
Olszak,C. & Ziemba, E.(2007).Approach to Building and Implementing Business Intelligence Systems.InterdisciplinaryJournal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, 2(4),138-139.