Broadman Upgrade

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Submitted By CoreyE
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Boardman Software analysis
This analysis is to address the software upgrade between all of Boardman’s locations. Boardman is comprised of three hotels, a convention center, four restaurants, two gift shops, a pro shop, and a spa. Each location operates independently of the other locations. However, all locations are managed by Boardman Management Group (BMG). Each location has different software and BMG would like to have a consistent way of communication and sharing documents between all locations. Smith Systems Consulting can solve and correct the issue of different software at different locations in the following way;
1. Provide a consistent software recommendation for all locations
2. Provide basic system requirements for the software upgrades
3. Provide direction on how all software can be implemented at the different locations.
Consistent Software
First, to address the issue of different software and different operating systems; it is important to have a consistent product installed at all locations. This will allow for easy transfer of documents between locations. There is no need to upgrade the operating systems at all locations if you use the same word software at all locations. It is important to have the same word software for compatibility issues. This can be addressed with a Microsoft Office software upgrade such as Office 2007 or 2010. Microsoft Office has the ability to save documents in older form to allow for compatibility with the newer versions of Office.
Basic System Requirements The system requirements are an important part of being able to choose what word software BMG will be able to use. If certain locations are unable to meet the minimum system requirements for a Microsoft project, then the locations hardware will need to be upgrade or BMG will have to choose another type of word software that can be managed and used at…...

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