Archive for the ‘System Implementation’ Category

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7 Ways Information Systems Impact Customer Relationships in Auto Repair

Friday, September 28, 2012 17:35

Information systems can have a significant impact on customer relationships. Several points in the customer relationship cycle occur through information systems. In some cases the impact is through presentation while in others it involves interactive information exchange. At whatever degree … Continue reading

 
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11 Steps to Evaluating and Implementing Software Systems

Monday, July 30, 2012 17:48

Selecting and installing a new software system is a significant undertaking for any company. Selecting a system and them implementing it can be a daunting task but if undertaken with care positive results will be achieved. The key is in … Continue reading

 
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Performing a Software System Review

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 18:27

Once a software system has been fully implemented and incorporated into a company’s business processes it should be reviewed periodically to gauge its impact on the business. A good system will have a positive impact on the business it supports … Continue reading

 
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Software System Management for Auto Repair Shops

Friday, May 25, 2012 16:32

Software systems are part of an auto repair shop environment and need to be managed just like any other part of the business. Systems are a little different in that they act as support mechanisms for business processes. So managing … Continue reading

 
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The Path to Full System Implementation for Auto Repair Shops

Friday, April 27, 2012 18:28

When a new software system is implemented, it will more than likely support the business processes as they existed before the new system was acquired but will not be fully utilized. When the decision is made to change software systems, … Continue reading

 
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Implementing Change

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 16:36

Implementing change can be one of the biggest challenges to a manager. Managing the change process and leading people through it are the keys to success. If people are included in the decision making process they will buy into the … Continue reading

 
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Repair Shop System Implementation and Start up

Friday, March 30, 2012 16:31

The long journey from system evaluation and selection, installation, training and pilot is now complete and you’re ready to go live with your new software system. If the previous phases of the project have been well planned and executed the … Continue reading

 
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Managing the Training and Pilot Phases of System Implementation

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 0:19

The training and pilot phases of a system implementation are critical to the overall success of the project. Managing these phases of the project is best handled by developing written check lists and ensuring that each business process that will … Continue reading

 
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Developing a Phased System Implementation Plan

Friday, January 27, 2012 23:49

Implementing a new business support software system is an undertaking that should always be taken with care. The ease or difficulty of a new system startup is directly related to the degree of advance planning and preparation undertaken.  The better … Continue reading

 
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Tire and Repair Shop System Implementation and Process Mapping

Friday, December 30, 2011 20:16

When implementing a new software system the most important step to ensuring a smooth start up is relating the existing business processes to the new software. It is always the best policy to change as little as possible when implementing … Continue reading

 
 
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