Essay on The Need of an Upgraded System for Kudler Fine Foods

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The Need of an Upgraded System for Kudler Fine Foods

Kudler fine Foods are in dire need of an upgraded system as well as a better constructed database. It is recognized that there are three stores involved, and downtime is unacceptable. This document will outline the requirements needed from different section, such as Marketing, Human Resources, and Management to name a few. Currently, there is a collection of information, but many of the systems are not automated. We will outline areas that we feel need improvement. Information storage is perhaps one of the most critical aspects of a business. So, it is imperative that the business have a well organized and reliable database so each section can extract the proper information when
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The data collected can be queried in many ways making the information more useful. The assistant will be keeping information about complaints and grievances as well as other sensitive type data. Again, this area of the database will have limited access for the personnel that require retrieving such information. Keeping this type of information in a database which can be easily queried will be able to produce results, such as how many complaints there have been, if they have been related to a certain employee, or section of the company. Having the power to track such information will enable management to make quicker and more accurate decisions.
Management
It is the responsibility of each store manager to track the employee’s time sheets and faxed to accounting. The database can be used for the weekly timesheets. Forms can be set-up for the employees to enter their weekly hours. At the end of the week the store manager accesses the database and extracts the timecards and approves them, again this would be a high security area of the database. Once the store manager approves the time cards the information can be sent over to accounting. This process will save hours of processing by hand; not only for the store managers but accounting as well. There is also no central filing system for the store managers for keeping employee files. Files that need to be stored are job

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