Week 6 Checkpoint

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Week 6 Checkpoint By: Virginia Kirby IT205 May 27, 2011
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Enterprise Systems Enterprise Systems, also known as enterprise resource planning systems are based on a suite of integrated software modules and common central databases. The databases collect data from different divisions and departments in the firms and from large numbers of key business processes in manufacturing and production, finance and accounting, sales and marketing, and human resources, making the data available for applications that support nearly all of an organization’s internal business activities. They help firms respond rapidly to customer requests for information or products. The supply chain is a network of organizations and business processes for procuring raw materials, transforming these materials into intermediate and finished products and then distributing that finished product to customers. One problem in supply chain management is the bullwhip effect. This is when information about demand for a product gets distorted as it passes
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