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Prepare a paper identifying and describing how information systems are used to support the business processes in an organization. You can describe the business processes within your current employer or an organization with which you are familiar. Describe the strengths and weaknesses of the information systems you have chosen to describe and how those systems could be improved.

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Information systems have become an integral part of the operations of any business organization today and impact almost all the business processes in an organization. Today's advanced software systems and technologies have significantly improved the efficiency, accuracy and capabilities of business processes, tasks and activities and have minimized errors and inefficiencies.

Let us see various business processes in organizations where information system plays an integral part in today's organization. For the purpose of this assignment, I will choose US Foodservice as the organization to discuss the role of business processes.

For large organizations such as US foodservice, one of the major information system that plays an integral role in the overall business processes and impacts numerous operational areas is Enterprise Resource Planning systems, or popularly known as ERP. One of the major roles of ERP is to integrate various individual processes and provide a standardized platform or system to be used throughout the organization for various processes. In our organization, one of the major challenges has been to integrate various individual systems which are in existence due to the fact that our company has ...

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Prepare a paper identifying and describing how information systems are used to support the business processes in an organization.

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