UNIT4 IMPACT OF THE USE OF IT ON BUSINESS SYSTEMS P2-D1
The impact changes that will have on Tesco's are:
-Impact on procedures
-Impact on staff
-Interrogation of legacy systems
It is very important to keep up with competitors, this is important because if ASDA has better offers than Tesco’s people will stop going to Tesco and start going to ASDA this will have a bad impact on Tesco. This will have an impact on Tesco’s because they will start to lose profit so it is important for Tesco’s to have better offers then ASDA so that the costumers will stay at Tesco’s and more people will start to shop at Tesco leading to an increase ...view middle of the document...
IMPACT ON STAFF
The staffs that work in Tesco’s are able to do part time because of the new IT systems.
Staffs are also able to go on holidays because the computers don’t need to rest unlike the staff they can work 24 hours a day if the shop is open that long unlike staff they need to go home and rest.
Staff can also work from home remote this is a positive outcome for staff that have children that have to work full time they can now work part time in Tesco's and the other part at home.
INTEGREGATION OF LEGACY SYSTEMS
Systems need to be able to carry out complex tasks but is easy to use this will help the staff with less IT skills will find it easy to use the system and the features that are on it.
Old files are being replaced by new files for example Windows 95 has been replaced by a new file windows 7.
There is a wide range of technologies that exist which help organizations like Tesco's that prevent criminal activities like hackers and viruses from big organizations like Tesco’s.
There are two types of technologies that prevent criminal activities and they are:
Physical technologies and they include:
Surveillance systems are being used- CCTV systems have been placed around Tesco this stop’s thieves from steeling because they know there being watched.
Dongles- these are physical devices that are plugged into system and with out this users will have no access to certain data or software like staff in Tesco's.
Locked rooms- these are rooms that can only be accessed by key pads, keys and swipe cards.
The second technology that prevents criminal activities is:
Logical technology these are software based they include anti viruses like
Norton anti-virus protects your system from getting viruses for example hackers planting viruses on the systems of Tesco's.
McAfee internet security suite this will help protect any information that is passed through the internet like bank details for example security tags have been used in Tesco's so that people that haven't paid for their clothes items the alarms at the front of the store will go off alerting the Tesco workers.
It is very important that Tesco’s keep there data and information this means that Tesco’s needs to comply to legal requirements this will allow information and data safe so it can stop people who want to gain access to secrete information and data of costumers safe
There are many Benefits and they are:
-Improved management information ...