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Defining IS 4 Primary Functions in Business

You can define business by four primary functions: 1) Marketing and Sales, 2) Production 3) Accounting and Finance and 4) Human Resources (HR). It is all about finding ways of supporting your business operations and management. Marketing and Sales IS Information systems go towards planning, promoting and selling the products or services. They support decision-making [...]

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9 BI Software Upgrade Mistakes

Types of BI Business Intelligence (BI) is extremely popular and is a top focus. There is the traditional software, cloud services, mobile apps and social media. What type do you need for your business that will help and not hinder progress? Choosing the wrong software to fix your business problem(s) or having end users who [...]

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3 Challenges to Business Intelligence and Analytics Adoption

Business Intelligence and Analytics What is the biggest challenge today for upgrading your business? You'll find the answer through using tools enabling business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategies. It seems that businesses are looking to adopt BI and more advanced analytics to achieve bigger gains. Upper management needs to explore more information to gather key [...]

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5 Steps for Strategic Business Upgrade Planning

A very exciting time in your company might be when you realize that you have to upgrade your systems to keep with the times. It can be very frustrating and can take some time too depending on what needs to be updated. There’s a lot that has to go into the thought process before starting… [...]

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What is the Role of Information Systems in the 21st Century?

Whether or not a company wants to believe it, information systems (IS) are a very important part of how the business runs now.  This includes how data is stored, transferred and understood by all the different departments in the agency.  The problem is, it seems that business owners are not really aware of how important [...]

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Why All the Different Information Systems?

This all started back in the day.  Someone would need a system made specifically for them to handle one problem.  Soon enough that it was discovered that different problems needed similar solutions, but not always in the same manner of getting them.  This is where defining of the information systems began and why it is [...]