Hullabaloo Party Supplies Order System: The SDLC Process

October 10, 2021 Hullabaloo Party Supplies (HPS) provides and distributes party supplies, operating out of 13 nationwide locations. After considering the advantages of shifting markets from business-to-business to business-to-consumer, management has decided to design an online ordering system to accommodate the new need.  The software development lifecycle (SDLC) consists of five main elements crucial to […]

Business Intelligence/Business Analytics System Implementation

August 1, 2021 This was one of my early essays in management information systems.  I chose to evaluate a small web agency business.  According to the article, Business Intelligence vs. Business Analytics by Harvard Business Analytics Program (2018), business intelligence is “the use of data to manage day-to-day operational management within a business” (para. 3). […]

A Study of Profitability Ratios

December 5, 2021 Three things an organization needs to prove to investors, lenders, and shareholders are  1) profitability, 2) liquidity, and 3) solvency. We do these measurements with a series of ratios obtained through close analysis of the balance sheet and income statement. Each ratio tells a different part of the whole story. Analysts look […]