Enterprise Resource Planning System
integrate all departments and functions throughout an organization into a single IT system( or integrated set of IT systems) so that employees can make enterprise wise decisions by viewing enterprise wide info on all the businesses.
- -are based on a suite of integrated sw modules and common central database
- -integrate data from key processes into single system
- -speed communication throughout firm
- -info entered in one process is immediately is immediately available for other processes
- -enable greater flexibility in responding to customer requests, greater accuracy in current fufilment