business process

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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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Provision of Disaster Recovery services to the OSCE, support business functions, as opposed to business continuity, which involves planning for keeping all aspects of a business functioning in the midst of disruptive events.
Othman said: "Achieving ISO 22301 compliance certifies that we are committed towards serving the society among which customers, employees and shareholders in case of an event of disruption or incident that can stop its services and business functions."
Seventy-one percent of organisations in EMEA plan to move more business functions to the cloud, despite the fact that the majority still regard cloud as a cybersecurity risk.
One of the main concerns for the CDA was to have precise and relevant information published via dashboards to assist in important business functions.
Hulu is combining its live TV and subscription video on demand content licensing, acquisition and business functions into a single group, Content Partnerships.
The many strengths of Tally.ERP 9 also make it an ideal product for integration with other products - which calls for the ability to provide the necessary APIs for read and write.Tally.ERP 9 to Tally.ERP 9 integration is done through synchronisation.Tally ERP 9 allows you to manage multiple financial & business functions with the help of a single software.
He understands that for a business effort to succeed, one will have to work hard towards getting the most out of general business functions without being overly complicated or difficult to manage.
Manual business functions have been automated with the development of personal computers, business software and internet-based intranets.
(NYSE: ALB) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate conversion assets and supporting business functions currently operated by China-based firm Jiangxi Jiangli New Materials Science and Technology Co.
The modern enterprise environment, in both the private and the public sector, is mainly characterized by the strong presence of information technologies, complex business functions and multiple software applications and electronic platforms.
Aligning management systems with business functions requires a shift in thinking from demonstrating compliance as the primary driver to reducing overall risk of operations and adding value to the business.
The IDC White Paper, sponsored by OpenMarket, titled "Enterprises Adopting Mobile Messaging to Enhance Communications and Improve Business Operations," examines how global enterprises are leveraging mobile messaging technology for employee and customer communication use cases across key business functions such as customer service, IT and security, human resources, operations and logistics, and sales and marketing.

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