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    Expert Systems and PowerPoint on ERP

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    • Course Textbook
    • Brown, C. V., DeHayes, D. W., Hoffer, J. A., Martin, E. W., & Perkins, W. C. (2012). Managing information technology
    • (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

    1. Describe two examples of expert systems that are being used to assist in decision making. You may use examples from the textbook or other examples you have read about or heard about.

    Unit III PowerPoint Presentation
    Create a 7- to 10- slide presentation comparing and contrasting two major ERP systems from different ERP software
    providers. You may use various sources including the companies' websites. Be sure to cite all sources used in a
    reference slide with proper APA formatting. (Cover and reference slides do not count in the length requirement). You may
    also use the slide notes function.
    Be sure to include the following in your presentation:
    • Two major segments ERP systems
    • Outline/description of each system
    • Summary of key applications within each system
    • Brief summary describing how such a system would be installed/implemented
    • Proper APA formatting of citations and references

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    1. Describe two examples of expert systems that are being used to assist in decision making. You may use examples from the textbook or other examples you have read about or heard about.
    An expert system is used to either replace or to help a human expert. An example of an early expert system is one developed by Edward Shortliffe, called MYCIN (Shortcliffe & Buchanan, 1984)), which was used to identify bacteria causing severe infections and recommend treatment. The program Shortliffe developed was found to be more accurate than that of medical faculty at Stanford University ...

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    This detailed solution offers an explanation of expert systems and examples with APA formatted references, and a PowerPoint of two enterprise resource planning systems, key applications, compare/contrast and installation/implementation information. Includes APA formatted references.

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