‘implementation stage’ (which is fourth stage of system development life cycle) of new information system so that other problems related to time wastage, decrease in productivity and organisational inefficiency could be resolved. As far as other solution is concerned, it must be highlighted that all information and data files prepared on new office system could be converted into old format by using convertibility option in new MS Office. For instance, Microsoft Office 2007 and Office 2010 versions (very user friendly) offer a tool through which an end user could convert word 2007 and word 2010 documents into MS word 1997 and MS word 2003 formats. Indeed, this solution is though feasible, yet time consuming as word, power point or excel files have to be first converted and then to be mailed to all other store managers who do not newest Microsoft Office System. Another possible solution is that store managers could send those new word documents on their personal email and open as a ‘Google document’ or in HTML format. (Laudon, Kenneth and Jane) and (Wong)
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As far as the strengths of current system are concerned, it must be pointed out that our Intranet has the capability to facilitate open information sharing and communication among employees as it offers real time discussion facility, email and organisational calendar. This in turn enhances coordination and collaboration among workers. In addition, timely communication resulted in increased workers’ productivity, efficiency and task accomplishment as they could easily access organisational database for information. Moreover, the intranet system is being used for self training purposes as store managers can download training material directly by using this