GSB 522 Rich-Con Steel Rich-Con Steel
Rich-Con Steel Teams: What would you do if you were Sawyer at the time of the case? Continue to use new system vs. pull the plug. Why?
Rich-Con Steel What kind of company is Rich-Con? Why did Marty Sawyer decide that Rich-Con needed new information technology? What are the pro’s and con’s of Buy vs. Build?
Rich-Con Steel How big a risk did Sawyer think she was taking when she decided to implement the BAI system? Why was there such a severe meltdown after the new system went live?
Rich-Con Steel What would you do if you were Sawyer in this situation? Would you pull the plug or continue using the system and try to figure out what went wrong? What were the causes of failure?
Rich-Con Steel Aftermath: Tried to continue using the system. Able to stabilize system but too much damage September 1999 the Sawyer family sold Rich-Con to Falcon Steel http://kansascity.bcentral.com/kansascity/stories/1999/09/13/story1.html http://www.falconsteelco.com/default.htm