Activity Assignment 4

No submission is required. Exercise 1. Consider the process for purchasing a textbook for one of your courses from the physical LIU bookstore. Consider what happens when you visit the physical bookstore on campus and search the shelves for the book. If found, you will take it to the counter and pay for it using your credit card, cash, check or book voucher. If you are unable to locate the book, you must ask the clerk for assistance in searching the shelves and eventually the bookstore’s inventory if it is in stock. If the clerk finds the book for you, you will pay for it and leave. If the book is not available locally, the bookstore clerk inquires about ordering the book for you from the warehouse or publisher. Once the ordered book arrives at the bookstore on campus, the bookstore clerk notifies of this information by phone, email or text message, and you would have to go back again to the store, pick up the book and pay for it. Draw the AS-IS process for purchasing a textbook from the physical LIU bookstore on campus. Exercise 2. Notice that LIU Brooklyn bookstore has an internet portal and you may shop online. Take advantage of the internet and redesign the previous purchasing of a textbook process. Make sure that the new To-Be process documents what happens when the online bookstore does not have the book in...

Activity Assignment 3

Activity Date: February 10, 2016 Activity Points: 10 Points Activity Due Date: February 17, 2016 Brazil Beans, a wholesale distributor of coffee beans, buys overstocked beans and sells them for a discount of over 50 percent to small and privately owned coffee shops. Each month Brazil Beans has a variety of beans available for sale and you need to determine which beans to buy to make the most profit possible.  You can order as much coffee as you require, and this month’s options include: BRAND WEIGHT COST SALE PRICE Gold Ground – A versatile, complex blend combining great Latin American and Asia Pacific coffees with a touch of Italian Roast. Great in a coffee press, drip brewer or even as espresso. 14 oz $8 $13 French Vanilla – Blunt, smoky flavors are the objective in creating this, our darkest roasted coffee. The intense flavor makes it one of our most popular coffees. 13.5 oz $7 $11 Special Dark Roast – A full bodied, complex blend. This medium roast features a sweet, nutty taste. 13 oz $6 $9 Vanilla Hazelnut – Treat your guests with the delicious aroma and robust flavor our most intense roast and the most pronounced in terms of dark, deep roasted flavor and hazelnut. Lots of character. 12.5 oz $5 $7 Organic Special Roast – In the world’s best coffee producing regions, there remain a select number of farmers who have grown coffee the same way for generations. They plant and nurture each coffee tree using only environmentally friendly techniques. They harvest each crop by hand. The coffee from these farms is 100% organic and the...