Part 1: Answer the module review questions listed below. These questions were chosen to demonstrate your understanding and help you assess your progress.
- How is the role of an ERP system different from traditional TPS, MIS, DSS, and others? Can an ERP system support all levels of management?
- Discuss the evolution of information systems in an organization. How can the use of ERP systems remove information or functional silos in organizations?
- Among all the ERP components listed in the chapter, which component is most critical in the implementation process and why?
- Discuss the role of ERP in organizations. Are ERP tools used for business process reengineering (BPR) or does BPR occur due to ERP implementation?
Part 2: Provide examples of ERP components in an organization that you know of or where you’re working. Provide examples of the hardware, software, people, processes, and databases.