Application of an Agile Methodology using a Scrum Framework for a Pharmaceutical Inventory System

Alicia Kate S. Imperial, Gerard Joseph F. Solis, Timothy Ryan B. Guevara, Giuseppe C. Ng
2021 Zenodo  
Company ABC is a pharmaceutical company, and we discovered that it has problems in their business with regards to their manual business process. The current system uses Microsoft Excel as its inventory tracker and product database. Through the use of an Agile driven approach, we were able to identify the company's issues. Through the use of this technique, the system we built is well aligned to address the issues that were identified. This is done through an iterative approach of interviews and
more » ... h of interviews and feedback on their business process, possible solutions and constraints, and the system. With this medicine-based inventory, it provides a system that keeps track of the company's sales, inventory movement & management, sales invoice creation, stock replenishment, and client contracts. After a sprint, validation is done through a client survey and feedback to improve the system. Our results showed that the Agile Methodology approach is effective in identifying problems with their business process and designing client-centric solutions. Based on our results, we were able to move in the right direction in solving the research problems and objectives. This research is a follow-up to our initial report regarding the development of a Pharmaceutical Inventory System through an Agile Methodology.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4816260 fatcat:e2e2i73mvzbl7jm2aocpvi7wsu