Currently, all of the accounting for Big Ed’s Motorcycle Shop is done manually. After the first week, you realize that the office would be much more efficient if it were computerized. Ed is a little wary of computer and you will need to convince him to move to an office that utilizes computers. Remember that Ed does not have a computer and you need to explore other software options in addition to accounting software.
Conduct research to locate the hardware and software that would be most effective for an office of this size. You may want to consider growth of the business when conducting your research.
Prepare a proposal addressed to Ed Silver that includes the following: