What Key Stakeholders in Riordan Manufacturing Would You Gather Requirements from?

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Riordan Manufacturing Service Request
Michael Eaddy
University Of Phoenix
Week 2 Assignment

Riordan Manufacturing
Dr. Riordan was a professor of chemistry who started Riordan Plastic Incorporated in 1991. In the beginning, his company’s main focus was on (R&D) research and development along with licensing. Then in 1992, Dr. Riordan invested in a fan manufacturing facility in Pontiac, MI. and changed the name of the facility to “Riordan Manufacturing, Inc.” Then again in 1993, Dr. Riordan purchased another manufacturing facility, this time it was in Albany, GA. The company expanded into the production line and started making plastic beverage containers. Riordan Manufacturing made its most resent expansion
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With a multifaceted process that allows them the ability to perform there duties. It is important for Riordan Manufacturing to hire a strong staff so that they may succeed. It is important for them to have this strong and reliable business system, so they may have a successful company. After review of the virtual intranet site for Riordan Manufacturing, I discovered the site is in need of more company-related information. Riordan Manufacturing utilizes a system called Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS). This system was installed in 1992 and was used as a part of a financial systems package. Riordan Manufacturing’s information tracking system has been successful for them, but there personnel information has been limited by the programs acceptance of data. This is all due to the limitations of the program; the program only utilizes essential information. The HRIS keeps track of employee information such as: • Personal information (name, address, marital status, birth date, etc.) • Pay rate (Salary / Hourly) • Personal exemptions for tax purposes • Hire date • Seniority date (which is sometimes different than the hire date) • Organizational information (department for budget purposes, manager’s name, etc.) • Vacation hours (for non-exempt employees)
All important employee information is separated into classifications; the training and development specialist department keep

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