front office


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front office

Systems that deal directly with the customer such as order processing. Contrast with back office. See front office application.
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0 Front Office components are now fully thin-client, allowing multi-channel, multilocation product fulfilment processes to be seamlessly integrated by providing appropriate, user-specific remote support for customers, intermediaries, and field staff.
The Web is generally delivering front office, 'customer facing' information and/or applications.
The reason: A two-pronged approach to the technologies that enterprises need in Latin America--ERP (back office) solutions and CRM (customer relations market management) for the front office.