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Ch 12: Enterprise Systems for Business

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Review enterprise systems for business with this mobile-friendly information systems chapter. The chapter includes short lessons and mini quizzes that offer students a fast and effective way to study for exams, finish homework assignments and get ahead in class.

Enterprise Systems for Business - Chapter Summary

This information systems chapter explores the functions and applications of enterprise systems in business. The chapter's short lessons provide simple explanations of relevant concepts, including transaction processing systems, enterprise software, enterprise resource planning and just-in-time inventory. You can work through the chapter at your own pace using any device that has an Internet connection. Try the chapter's self-assessment quizzes to strengthen your enterprise system knowledge. Upon completion of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Recognize different types of transaction processing systems and resource planning systems
  • Explain the applications of transaction processing systems and enterprise software
  • Know what enterprise resource planning is used for
  • Understand the advantages of just-in-time inventory
  • Contextualize the role of supply chain management in business supplier and customer networks
  • Determine how customer relationship management is used to focus on customers
  • Identify product lifecycle management tools

9 Lessons in Chapter 12: Enterprise Systems for Business
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Transaction Processing Systems (TPS): Batch and Real-Time Systems

1. Transaction Processing Systems (TPS): Batch and Real-Time Systems

Transaction processing systems capture and process the detailed information necessary to update data on the fundamental operations of an organization. Learn about the characteristics of different types of systems in this lesson.

Transaction Processing Systems: Application & Examples

2. Transaction Processing Systems: Application & Examples

In this lesson, we'll take a look at transaction processing systems, what they are, why transactions are significant, some applications, and examples of transactions.

Enterprise Software for Business Applications

3. Enterprise Software for Business Applications

Enterprise software gives multiple users in different locations access to the same functionality. This central system ensures that information is shared across all functional areas and levels of management within an organization.

Enterprise Resource Planning: Using ERP to Integrate Business Processes

4. Enterprise Resource Planning: Using ERP to Integrate Business Processes

Enterprise resource planning is a set of integrated program to manage the critical operations for an entire organization. Learn about the advantages and challenges of implementing ERP.

Just in Time Inventory: Definition, Advantages & Examples

5. Just in Time Inventory: Definition, Advantages & Examples

Just In Time (JIT) is a production and inventory control system in which materials are purchased and units are produced only as needed to meet actual customer demand.

Supply Chain Management in the Business, Supplier & Customer Network

6. Supply Chain Management in the Business, Supplier & Customer Network

Supply chain management is concerned with all the interconnected businesses that are part of providing end products or services to customers. Learn how SCM can reduce costs and improve customer service.

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Accounting

7. Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Accounting

In this lesson, we'll take a look at enterprise resource planning, what it is, how it contributes to business decisions, and how it impacts management accounting.

Customer Relationship Management: Using CRM to Focus on Customers

8. Customer Relationship Management: Using CRM to Focus on Customers

Customer relationship management (CRM) is an enterprise business system that organizations utilize to acquire, enhance, and retain relationships with customers. This lesson explores how CRM helps organizations become more customer-focused and profitable by combining functional processes with business operations.

Product Lifecycle Management: Definition, Process & Tools

9. Product Lifecycle Management: Definition, Process & Tools

This lesson will discuss the basics of product life cycle management. Most products that are developed go through some sort of life cycle management. Examples would be products such as cars, computers, heavy equipment, aircrafts, etc. Product life cycle management, or PLM, is seen in product that have a long develop time or long life span.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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