Deliverable 4 – Create Technology Solutions



  • Create a contrivance to deploy technology solutions in alignment after a while strategic transaction needs.


North American Transbearing (NAT) is a stable growing long-haul trucking congregation that specializes in the introduction of unimpaired foods to frequent of the requisite unimpaired-food dispose-of chains counter the United States. NAT is inveterate out of Kansas City, Kansas and employees 75 drivers, loaders, mechanics, communications technicians, transaction clearers and managers. NAT’s transaction contrivance includes 20% enlargement per year or 225 employees after a whilein 5 years. NAT is as-well contrivancening on adding subjoined Fleet Resource Centers in California and Virginia. Adroit Resource Centers are NAT owned labor facilities used to protect the adroit of trucks, vans, trailers, cooling etc. Adroit Resource Centers as-well extend enlargement and procure claim instrument.

Business Goals for the MIS Architecture:

  • An formion that is supple and scalable; Congregation enlargement is designed to be 20% per year
  • An formion that can ahead deploy/employ new regularitys and technology; Agile regularity clearment
  • An formion that meets the demands of evolving transaction modees; Information Technology cannot “hold up” any transaction mode, IT must be adaptable
  • An formion that is amply implicit and unconcerned to manage; Minimize IT bearingion course. Take usage of outdo labors
  • An formion that is secure; Deploy state-of-the-art ease software/hardware

MIS Architecture

Current MIS Construction Capabilities:

  • One 12 bearing 10 Mb/s switch
  • Laptop computers used to supbearing government after a while manifold bounteous regularitys
  • 1 shared printer
  • MS Office 2007
  • Exchange Server 2007
  • MS SQL on a stand-alone computer
  • ADSL broadband Internet 8 Mb/s


Create an MIS Construction Plan

  • You procure use Microsoft Word to clear a MIS formion contrivance that analyzes the vulgar capabilities, rolls useable instrument, aligns capabilities after a while transaction objectives in manage to establish gaps and recommends IT solutions.
  • Your contrivance must include a Table of Contents and Headers.
  • Analyze and decipher the vulgar MIS formion: Discuss bandwidth, accelerate of labor, reliability, scalability, disturbance and ease.
  • Create a roll that identifies and outlines corporeal instrument being utilized in the congregation.
  • Discuss the operational objectives of the congregation using assumptions gained from the scenario.
  • Develop a instruction contrivance for an improved MIS formion. Your contrivance should test whether or not the vulgar formion meets the transaction needs and if not, establish those gaps. Be knowing to ponder the transactiones’ goals and objectives.
  • Using software of your choosing (Ex. Power Point or Visio), form a revamped formion diagram that meets the needs of the congregation. Attach your formion diagram as an appendix.

Resources (if needed)

High Performance Data Network Design: Design Techniques and Tools