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business process

An action taken in the course of conducting business. Whether manual or automated, all processes require input and generate output. Depending on the level of viewing and modeling, a process can be a single task or a complicated procedure such as building a product.

A business information system process typically means updating a database from a transaction such as an order or application form (transaction vs. master). See transaction, business process modeling, business processing and information system.
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The new directors will be responsible for strengthening relationships with Applied Terravision's 300 plus Canadian clients, building the business function outsourcing offering and expanding the professional services division.
This interactive model examines the implications for technology spending across the global insurance sector, quantifying how IT spending will shift across business function areas up to 2015 for the life and non-life insurance sectors by local market.
Highly interactive model with ability to view data sets and trends charts across geography and business function.
Highly interactive model with ability to view data sets and trends charts across geography, line of business, and business function.
Commercial Banking Industry: Retail Banking Technology Spending Through 2014: Business Function Segmentation (Interactive Model)
Much like the CTA business functions document, the SEM includes use cases, which describe the processes, activities and tasks associated with each business function.
Under each business function will be sub-functional areas for retention purposes.
Courts, in general, have failed to place much (if any) burden on the tax commissioners to explain the business function, other than solicitation, such activities serve prior to declaring them unprotected.
4(9)(iv) states that "[t]he solicitation of orders includes offering tangible personal property for sale or pursuing offers for the purchase of tangible personal property and those ancillary activities, other than maintaining an office, that serve no independent business function apart from their connection to the solicitation of orders.
Many of the public relations professionals who participated in the Carrington Associates survey emphasized the need to teach public relations as a business function -- that there is more to the business than writing press releases and pitch letters.
The largest ERP Upgrades and Test Automation SaaS provider, Panaya, announced today the release of its Business Function Activation (BFA) Software-as-a-Service solution for automating the impact analysis and testing activities involved in activating SAP business functions, significantly reducing the risks and costs associated with BFA.
Total Employees per Business Function Employee (FTE) [segmented by company sales revenue] * Budget Allocated to Business Function Employee ($US) [segmented by company sales revenue] * Sales Revenue per Business Function Employee ($US) [segmented by company sales revenue] * Budget per Business Function as Percentage of Total Company Sales Revenues

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