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Unformatted text preview: e Enterprise Application Architecture Enterprise applications automate processes that span multiple business functions and organizational levels and may extend outside the organization. Figure 2-7 Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Systems That Span the Enterprise • Enterprise systems/ Enterprise Resource systems/ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems • Collects data from different firm functions and stores data in single central data repository • Resolves problem of fragmented, redundant data sets and systems which degrades organizational efficiency and business performance Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Systems That Span the Enterprise • Enterprise systems/ ERPs (Cont…) systems/ ERPs (Cont…) • Enable: • Speedy communication of information throughout communication of information throughout company • Coordination of daily activities • Efficient response to customer orders (production, inventory) • Valuable information for improving management decision making • Up-to-the-minute data on sales, inventory, and production, & uses this information to create more accurate sales & uses this information to create more accurate sales production forecasts Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Types of Business Information Systems Enterprise Systems Syste Enterprise systems integrate the key business processes of an entire firm into a single software system that enables information to flow seamlessly throughout the organization. These systems focus primarily on internal processes but may include transactions with customers and vendors include transactions with customers and vendors. Figure 2-8 Management Management Information Systems Chapter 2 Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems E- Systems That Span the Enterprise • Supply chain management systems chain management systems • Manage firm’s relationships with suppli...
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