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Unformatted text preview: The company designing the ES needs to make sure that it already has efficient systems. They need not be perfect, but they must be able to do their job and make sure it is done well. This will allow an enterprise system to not just maintain information, but allow management the ability to effectively track and monitor company data. These enterprise systems are not without defects. If not instated properly, an ES can be quite difficult to maintain. System “flexibility” can become an issue. New changes are always occurring, and an enterprise system needs to be prepared for them. In the end, even with its flaws, an enterprise system can cut down on a lot of surplus work. If used properly, [it] can reduce supply cost, increase customer service response, and raise company profit. References Laudon, K. C., & Laudon, J. P. (2009). Chapter 8. Essentials of management information systems . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course IT 205 IT 205 taught by Professor Taylor during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
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