BUS 237 Lecture Notes - Information System, Business Process
SchoolSimon Fraser University
Course CodeBUS 237
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Functional system: system that supports one area of business processes.
Cross functional information system: system that brings together several functional systems.
Three Major Types of Information systems
interorganizational systems combine information between separate companies within a given industry
Implication: information systems can help gain competitive advantage by...
We produce this many, you sell them
People want to buy this many, build that many
Functional Systems= Functional Silos
Each silo operates as its own business.
Makes overall company less competitive
Business process design is expensive and difficult, takes a long time, resisted by employees.
Therefore software vendors make premade software (standardized software)
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