Software Plan Essay

745 Words Jul 9th, 2011 3 Pages
Baderman Island Software Upgrade
Valerie Hayes
June 20, 2011
Noel Broman

Baderman Island Software Upgrade

Baderman Island Resort is managed by the Boardman Management Group. The resort has three hotels, several restaurants, and different activities for the whole family to enjoy (Baderman Island, 2005). Each business entity’s was open at different times and although each entity started out with up-to-date computer hardware and software, upgrades of equipment and software have not been consistent. Boardman will employee Smith Systems Consulting to help with the analysis and implementation plan.
The word processing software in use at the Resort currently is: 26 computers running Windows XP and Word XP, 38
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ResortSuite is a fully integrated hospitality management software solution that tracks guest and group profiles, employee, vendor, and accounting information, marketing analytics, web reservations, and promotion management (ResortSuite, 2011). This software will allow the Baderman Island customers to make online reservations at any of the facilities offered at the resort.
The software is a product of Oracle, all modules are consistent, well-designed can be configured easily, and fully integrated. All pertinent information is managed centrally and shared with all operational areas and locations. The information shared is guest and member profiles that customers fill out, accounting, and employee information. All information gathered on a customer is available to the staff at every facility that a customer visits or uses. Training employees and staff members on this software is simple and user-friendly.
Smith’s recommend Baderman Islands to choose MySQL as their database. MySQL is a database software program very popular and used by many large companies including Google, and Facebook. We recommend MySQL for many reasons, especially because MySQL is open-source software that will save monetary investment in other solutions. Another reason for choosing MySQL is that MySQL offers many database tools, support, training, and consulting services to help in

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