In the first two parts of this series (part I, part II), Jim, director of IT at MegaResistCap, learned that the company’s recently rolled out enterprise resource planning (ERP) system would have to support global trade management (GTM) functionality more quickly than expected. He had sent an e-mail off to his chief information officer (CIO), Mike, suggesting a new project be set up and managed by
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to lead the software evaluation and selection part of the project. Nancy, the operations director, will be your co-lead on the project and will coordinate the business components of the project. Regards, Mike _________________________________________________________________ Mike was relieved to see the message. He wasn’t too sure what to make of the line “our recommendation,” but he would let it slide. He needed to proceed with the project, and once again, he knew the clock would be ticking.