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 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.