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Unformatted text preview: 27 November 2007, B3. Accessing and Sharing Information and Knowledge Executive Information System (EIS) Characteristics of Best-Selling EIS *Few commands to learn *Important views saved *3-D charts *Geographic dimensions Intranets *Private company networks *Allow employees to access, share, and publish information *A firewall permits only authorized internal access Why Companies Use Intranets *Inexpensive *Increase efficiencies and reduce costs *Intuitive and easy to use *Work across all computer systems *Can be built on top of existing network *Work with software programs that convert to HTML *Software is available at no cost or is less expensive Corporate Portals External Access and Sharing Benefits of External Access and Sharing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Web Services Extranet Sharing Knowledge and Expertise...
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This note was uploaded on 08/04/2011 for the course BA 3305 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Texas Tech.
- Fall '10