Chapter 6 and 7 Practice Question: Ogly Company
Ogly Company produces baking and cooking equipment that is sold around the world and used
by restaurants and bakeries. In addition, it produces parts that are sold to distributors who
maintain and service the many different types of ovens and fryers. Some distributors are also
authorized sales representatives who sell Ogly products.
Ogly sells a large variety of parts by means of its inter-organizational information system
(IOS), based upon an extranet. The company web site lists products and their prices. Distributors
order the products via the extranet, can check the status of their order and also make payments
via the secure services offered.
Ogly also has a public portion to its web site, which can be searched by the general
public. On these web pages, individuals and organizations can locate the distributor nearest them
to help them service their existing baking and cooking equipment or buy new equipment. If a
customer wants to sell used equipment, they can take it to a distributor, who will have it listed on