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Web-based information systems

This response discusses the different ways in which modern businesses use mobile devices and and access multimedia content to become more effective and efficient. It also discusses the challenges for businesses of using mobile devices.

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Web-based information systems play a very important part in modern business. Information such as component parts traveling across the world toward an assembly plan can be tracked by businesses. Information systems allow businesses to optimize operations including production scheduling, and precision in the tracking (shipping and arrival) of components in the supply chain. Good information systems allow businesses to accelerate production, quickly and efficiently receive data (through electronic data interchange) and to coordinate the flow of materials into the production stages and out to sales.

Multimedia devices also allow businesses to communicate effectively with not only their suppliers, shippers and manufacturers, but with their customers as well. Customers may ...

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Web-based information systems are explored.