New Financial, HR, and Payroll Systems Executed within Seven Months
A grocery chain in the southeast started with one store in the early 1960s and grew to approximately 200 stores generating $2 billion in sales. The companys systems, however, did not keep pace with the growth, and were inflexible and difficult to maintain. This was especially true of the financial and human resources (HR) systems. For example, adding or deleting stores to the system was extremely cumbersome because the data was hard-coded.