Scenario: Imagine you are an employee of Party Plates, a company that manufactures decorative paper plates and napkins for special events. Your team has been assigned a new project. The president of your company has tasked you with improving the efficiency of the current information systems used in the sales department, because the current systems are somewhat antiquated. Your organization is currently using Microsoft Excel to track all personnel data, but would like to migrate to a relational database like Microsoft Access. You have also been tasked with identifying potential collaborative software that may improve internal communications and help streamline some of the work processes for the sales department.
Prepare a 350- to 700-word proposal addressing the potential implementation of new information systems in your organizations.
Explain the usefulness of converting data currently held in Microsoft Excel spreadsheets into a relational database using Microsoft Access.
Describe the benefits of using Microsoft Access in the work environment.
Include suggestions for the future use of collaborative software and how it can help the sales department improve communications and streamline work processes.