week 4 dq 2 - Businesses in the 21st century rely on the flow of information to run daily operations Supply chain management is more relevant than ever

week 4 dq 2 - Businesses in the 21st century rely on the...

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Businesses in the 21 st century rely on the flow of information to run daily operations. Supply chain management is more relevant than ever for the management of information. Huge corporations that produce multiple goods needs to have information on a magnitude of items such as inbound and outbound ingredients that make the products. With huge corporations, the issue becomes, how can they track and record all information about each product from many different distribution centers, production factories, and partners. Every step in the supply chain has their own set of databases and software to keep track of this information. This becomes in-effective in the chain and slows down efficiencies. To overcome a hectic supply chain of information, companies incorporate an enterprise application to handle all information, create automation, and integrate all the databases into one. For example, I mentioned earlier in the class that Tripwire uses Salesforce CRM as an application. Customer relationship
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