You will be required to analyze (in order to design) an information system to support the Artisans Cooperative.
The following steps will help you accomplish your tasks:
To get feedback from stakeholders, create a view of the owner for the system.
You are free to make any reasonable assumptions if you don’t see any important details in the case description.
Identify the system’s users.
You can list them under subheadings related to business and information system users.
Create domain definitions. From there, you can establish the domain scope for each system and subsystem.
Here is a sample of your answer:
The system owner oversees the business processes of the system.
The systems’ main business functions are:
For managing the company’s financial affairs, generate the sales reports and distribute the funds to artists.
1. Business and Information Systems Users
The system’s main users are:
Managers for the company
Customers for the business
SS Managing market stalls
SS Managing events
PayPal Payments for SS
SS Generating the Sales Report
SS Handling the financial affairs, ATO
The management committee is made up of three to five members from within the company.
They are responsible for all aspects of the management of the company.
This group also manages the website.
Customers can either view the products in the order they are listed or can sort the products by the category.
Customers can click on the product to see more information.
The financial department manages all financial affairs related to the business.
They are responsible for the taxation of the company as well as the financial affairs.
Actors & Stakeholders
The core members are responsible to manage the company.
They are responsible for managing different business sectors, including funding for the cooperative and the formation of a management committee.
They are responsible for forming the core management committee of the company.
These managers will be responsible for overseeing the co-operative’s operations over the next twelve months.
They are responsible for setting up new accounts, managing members, marketing stalls, and managing events.
Customers are the ones involved in the sale of products.
The website allows customers to see the product, search and sort it. They can also buy the products they choose.
The creators of the product are the artists. The website was designed for them only.
The accounting department’s management is the responsibility of the accountant.
The Australian Taxation Office manages the financial affairs.
Use Case Summary
Online Ordering: Case Summary
Customers are able view the product which has been sub-divided into 2 categories
View products include the view artists.
View all Categories
The view categories are included in the view products.
Add to Shopping Cart
Customers can add their product to the shopping cart
Customers can quickly checkout after selecting the product.
Choose Payment Option
Customers have the option to choose their preferred payment method
The customer makes the payment
Members can update the inventory.
The manager then sends the notification
Inventory Management: Use case Summary
The manager will register the members.
Manager or member
These members are responsible for performing the general duties
Members set up the stalls
The members update the inventory.
The members receive the payment
The members prepare the delivery.
Dues payment for membership
The members pay the membership fee
Member and Manager
The market stalls are set up by the members
The members organize the events
Maintaining your profile
Members keep the profile updated
The members contribute the products
Members can remove the products
Members update the products
Answering to orders
The members respond to the commands
Sending the sales reports
The manager will send the sales report.
Combine the sales reports
The manager will combine the sales report.
The manager presents the report.
Handling financial affairs
The accountant is responsible for the financial affairs
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