Integrated Siting Systems, Inc. has developed a satellite-based tracking system that continuously updates and displays the position of each vehicle in its network. A recently signed agreement introduces new technical challenges that make the system installed is usually insufficient. While it is possible to expand the system, so that it certainly work is thus costly. Alternatively, it is possible for an imperfect test, which the company information about whether the n conducts improve … Read more »

Integrated Siting Systems, Inc. has developed a satellite-based tracking system that continuously updates and displays the position of each vehicle in its network. A recently signed agreement introduces new technical challenges that make the system installed is usually insufficient. While it is possible to expand the system, so that it certainly work is thus costly. Alternatively, it is possible for an imperfect test, which the company information about whether the normal system surveys to improve function. An alternative to this system, Emergency Vehicle Positioning, Inc. (see UV0359). Apart from the name, date, last paragraph (the other is called the conditional probabilities) and the issuance of conditional probabilities of the two cases are identical.
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Sherwood C. Frey,
Dana Clyman
Source: Darden School of Business
6 pages.
Release Date: 08 September 1993. Prod #: UV0355-PDF-ENG
Integrated Siting Systems, Inc. HBR case solution