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Business Process

The series of activities undertaken to create a product or deliver a service. Companies often lay down specific rules for business process to ensure activities are completed in an organized and efficient manner. Business process may involve division of labor between multiple persons and/or technologies. For example, in a publishing company, one person may write material, a second may edit it, a third may add graphics, and a fourth may print it. Business process is also called business function.
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Vohra, Director of Operations, Apollo Business Technologies today introduced a customized outsourcing plan for small businesses who are interested in outsourcing some or all of their business functions.
Once IT gains a clear understanding of which markets and services are important to the organisation, it can then start looking at which business functions contribute to the provision of these services and what enabling components these business functions rely on.
Other business functions where more than half of respondents say there has been a massive impact are customer service (59%), product and services development (58%), sales (57%) and market research (52%).
Recognizing that correctional agencies generally share a common set of business processes, in 2002, the Corrections Technology Association (CTA), with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, initiated a project to document common business functions inherent to correctional agencies.
The final area of focus is the fundamental understanding of the other business functions that a good MBA program will cultivate.
In addition, assessing outsourcing risk is made more difficult because there are three types information risk to assess - that associated with the business function, the outsourcing provider and the outsourcing process itself.
While business functions may seem synonymous with departmental titles (particularly because departments specialize in specific business functions), they are often different.
In keeping with the "behind the scenes" approach, the nurses' business functions were relocated to a room behind this new area.
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Use this litmus test to help identify business functions to outsource:
Many manufacturers are still reeling from implementing large enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects designed to integrate business functions.

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