the integration of a company's existing management info systems
in which of the five basic supply chain activities do you build relationships with suppliers to procure raw materials?
which activities do accounting and finance components perform?
manage accounting data and financial processes within the enterprise with functions such as general ledger, accounts payable, budgeting, and asset management
what takes a new approach to middleware by packaging commonly used applications together, reducing the time needed to integrate applications from multiple vendors?
enterprise application integration middleware
what is supply chain event management (SCEM)?
enables an organization to react more quickly to resolve supply chain issues
what allows separate systems to communicate directly with each other, eliminating the need for manual entry into multiple systems?
which of the following describes an ERP system?
have been widely adopted in large organizations to store critical knowledge used to make the decisions that drive the organizations' performance, enables people in different bus areas to communicate, and provides a foundation for collaboration between dep
what is key for business process support that spans functional areas and legacy systems?
data integration is key for bus process support that spans functional areas and legacy systems
which of the below represents the bullwhip effect?
distorted product-demand info ripples from one partner to the next throughout the supply chain
which of the following best describes an enterprise system?
enterprise wide support and data access for an organization's operations and bus processes
what is RFID?
uses electronic tags and labels to identify objects wirelessly over short distances
what is a backward integration?
sends info entered into a given system automatically to all upstream systems and processes
what connects the plans, methods, and tools aimed at integrating separate enterprise systems?
enterprise application integration
which application's primary bus benefits include market demand, resource and capacity constraints, and real time scheduling?
what is a supply chain planning system?
uses advanced mathematical algorithms to improve the flow and efficiency of the supply chain while reducing inventory
what is data integration?
the integration of data from multiple sources, which provides a unified view of all data
which of the following is one of the bus areas of the supply chain management?
logistics, materials management, and procurement
where would you find the manufacturer and distributor in a typical supply chain?
in the middle
what is the integration of a company's existing management info systems?
Charles works in the warehouse. which of the following are inventory management steps he would complete related to the fulfillment process?
create outbound delivery and post goods issue
what are robotics?
focus on creating artificial intelligence devices that can move and react to sensory input
what distributes goods and services to customers?
which of the following occurs when everyone involved in sourcing, producing, and delivering the company's product works with the same info?
cuts down wasted time, removes misinformation, and eliminates redundancies
what is middleware?
translates info between disparate systems
what takes info entered into a given system and sends it automatically to all downstream systems and processes
what is forward integration?
takes info entered into a given system and sends it automatically to all downstream systems and processes
what is the purchasing of goods and services to meet the needs of the supply chain?
what is collaborative engineering?
allows an organization to reduce the cost and time required during the design process of a product
a system that supports bus processes end to end and across the organization is an?
what is the ability to view all areas up and down the supply chain in real time?
supply chain visibility
what is enterprise resource planning (ERP)?
Integrates all departments and functions throughout an organization into a single IT system (or integrated set of IT systems) so employees can make decisions by viewing enterprise-wide information about all business operations
which extended component collects info used throughout an organization, organizes it, and applies analytical tools to assist managers with decisions?
what is enterprise application integration (EAI)?
connects the plans, methods, and tools aimed at integrating separate enterprise systems
what focuses on keeping suppliers satisfied by evaluating and categorizing suppliers for different projects?
supplier relationship management
most bus processes are cross functional or cross departmental processes that span the entire organization, which of the following does NOT represent a cross-functional bus process?
what includes activities that govern the flow of tangible, physical materials through the supply chain such as shipping, transport, distribution, and warehousing?
what modifies existing software according to bus or user's requirements?
what enables an organization to react more quickly to resolve supply chain issues?
supply chain event management
what allows an organization to reduce the cost and time required during the design process of a product?
what is an organization performing when it asks questions such as "which customers are at risk of leaving?"
CRM predicting technologies
what provides enterprise wide support and data access for a firm's operations and bus processes?
in which of the five basic supply chain activities do you prepare to manage all resources required to meet demand?
what is the integration of data from multiple sources, which provides a unified view of all data?
what is logistics?
includes the processes that control the distribution, maintenance, and replacement of materials and personnel to support the supply chain
what is customer relationship management (CRM)?
a means of managing all aspects of a customer's relationship with an organization to increase customer loyalty and retention and an organization's profitability
which activities do human resource components perform?
Track employee information including payroll, benefits, compensation, performance assessment, and assumes compliance with the legal requirements of multiple jurisdictions and tax authorities