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Unformatted text preview: systems are loosely integrated 2.38 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Systems That Span the Enterprise Interrelationships Among Systems Figure 2-13 The various types of systems in the organization have interdependencies. TPS are major producers of information that is required by many other systems in the firm, which, in turn, produce information for other systems. These different types of systems have been loosely coupled in most organizations. 2.39 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Systems That Span the Enterprise Enterprise Applications • Enterprise applications are systems that span functional areas and automate processes for multiple business functions and organizational areas; they include: • Enterprise systems • Supply chain management systems • Customer relationship management systems • Knowledge management systems 2.40 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Systems That Span the Enterprise Enterprise Application Architecture Figure 2-14 Enterprise applications automate processes that span multiple business functions and organizational levels and may extend outside the organization. 2.41 Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Systems That Span the Enterprise Enterprise Systems Enterprise • Integrate data from key business processes into single system • Speed communication of information throughout firm • Enable greater flexibility in responding to customer requests, greater accuracy in order fulfillment • Enable managers of large firms to assemble overall view of operations • Alcoa used ERP to eliminate redundancies and inefficiencies in its disparate systems 2.42 Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 2 E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems Systems That Span the Enterprise Enterpri...
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