The Contribution of Enterprise Systems

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Enterprise systems are large-scale, integrated application software packages that use data storage, and data transmission power of modern information technology to support processes , information flows, reporting, and data analytics within and between complex organizations. A process by a company (often a manufacturer) manages and integrates the important parts of its business. An ERP management information system integrates areas such as planning, purchasing, inventory, sales, marketing, finance, human resources. Most process management literature calls for first identifying the key business processes and then developing a process map for each. A process map establishes the inputs and outputs of a process, its customers and
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Unformatted text preview: suppliers, and the key measures that characterize its performance. Process maps provide a critical understanding of how each process works and what can be done to improve its performance. In general Enterprise Applications rely on human intelligence, It severely limits the ability to attain straight through processing in any but the most simple processes. It means that twenty four hour operation requires twenty four hour staffing, it also means that improving operational high-volume transactions with analytic insight is almost impossible. This reliance on people for all decision-making is a serious limiting factor for the long term growth of Enterprise Applications....
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