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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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I have found that strict business methods go a long way in securing the interest of rich people.
Life, for him, was a business enterprise, and he kept the books after the most approved business methods. There was real worth in him though he might be punctilious, shrewd, and suspicious, and though he never lacked specious excuses for the precautionary measures that he took with regard to me.
Denis Eady was the son of Michael Eady, the ambitious Irish grocer, whose suppleness and effrontery had given Starkfield its first notion of "smart" business methods, and whose new brick store testified to the success of the attempt.
Mr Adams, who was vice-convener of social work, added: "This money has been saved by good housekeeping and efficient business methods - and by investments."
EASTENDERS BBC1, 7.30pm BRIBERY and corruption seem to be Phil's go-to business methods - but it's not really working this time.
You will agree with me that the problem is mainly scientific and economic and cannot be tackled through any other means,' Shahbaz wrote, adding that through the identification of technologies and business methods the problem can be controlled.
The Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has started demanding government authorities to bring global e-commerce payment gateways in Pakistan, as this mode of business will replace the traditional business methods and transaction in coming years.
"Since the facts of the case were directed to a software based business method, what business methods could be patent eligible, and what were not, was suddenly very unclear."
Campaigners claim their "greedy" business methods have already driven thousands out of business.
by Times News Service Business bosses who participated in the meeting hosted by Oman Air discussed ways to improve business methods, policies and systems and encourage further investment in the economy of Oman.
Incorporating foundations of established business methods has been advocated to reduce waste, improve collaboration, decrease variance, and improve patient safety.
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