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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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Of these four, platforms represent IT's main role in supporting the business - any equipment and technology used by the business function to carry its activities.
Summary: A report published by Econsultancy and Blue Latitude this week looks at the effect of rapidly evolving digital technology on a range of different business functions.
Much like the CTA business functions document, the SEM includes use cases, which describe the processes, activities and tasks associated with each business function.
The Information Security Forum (ISF), a not-for-profit organisation of over 260 organisations, has published a new report, stressing the unique risks to information presented by outsourcing critical and non-critical business functions.
Under each business function will be sub-functional areas for retention purposes.
Courts, in general, have failed to place much (if any) burden on the tax commissioners to explain the business function, other than solicitation, such activities serve prior to declaring them unprotected.
4(9)(iv) states that "[t]he solicitation of orders includes offering tangible personal property for sale or pursuing offers for the purchase of tangible personal property and those ancillary activities, other than maintaining an office, that serve no independent business function apart from their connection to the solicitation of orders.
Many of the public relations professionals who participated in the Carrington Associates survey emphasized the need to teach public relations as a business function -- that there is more to the business than writing press releases and pitch letters.
The largest ERP Upgrades and Test Automation SaaS provider, Panaya, announced today the release of its Business Function Activation (BFA) Software-as-a-Service solution for automating the impact analysis and testing activities involved in activating SAP business functions, significantly reducing the risks and costs associated with BFA.
The New York amendments specifically provide language from the case, including the directive that "ancillary activities, other than maintaining an office, that serve no independent business function apart from their connection to the solicitation of orders" will be protected.
Furthermore, while the activation of a Business Function is optional, it is non-reversible, and so SAP organizations must determine the precise impact of activating Business Functions in their SAP environment and to perform the necessary testing.
com/research/a8f5d0/insurance_technolo) has announced the addition of the "Insurance Technology Spending Through 2015: Business Function Segmentation (Interactive Model)" report to their offering.

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