Electronic Product Stewardship Canada (EPSC): an industry association that educates and encourages e-
Virtual Workforce: working from home... or anywhere via the internet.
Types for the Virtual Workforce:
Mobile commerce: Ability to purchase goods and services through a mobile device.
Telematics: the blending of wired and wireless technologies for efficient electronic
Electronic tagging: the use of RFID (radio frequency identification) and the other systems to
identify and tracking digital assets.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP): integrates all departments and functions throughout an
organization into a single IT system so that employees can make enterprise-wide decisions by viewing
enterprise-wide information all business operations.
Solution to incompatible applications.
Addresses the need for global information sharing.
Avoids the expense of fixing legacy systems.
Legacy Systems: are old computer systems that are still in use.
Functional Systems: serve single business department or unit.
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Core ERP component: traditional components included in most ERP systems and they primaril