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Glossary of Enterprise Applications Terminology Part Two: Just-in-Time to Extensible Markup Language
As enterprise applications systems developed over time, a continuous stream of new terminology surfaced. This is a glossary of those terms.

glossary information technology  Part One of this glossary covers the terms from accounts payable through Internet. For terms not covered here see The Lexicon of CRM Part 1: From A to I , Part 2: From J to Q , and Part 3: From R to Z . Just-in-Time through Order Entry just-in-time (JIT) : A philosophy of manufacturing based on planned elimination of all waste and continuous improvement of productivity. It encompasses the successful execution of all manufacturing activities required to produce final product, from design engineering to

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Recruitment and Staffing

Recruitment and Staffing functionality allows the user to select and hire the right people with the right skill sets, as well as track the information regarding their recruitment for later analysis. It covers criteria such as Organization Structures and Modeling, Corporate Branding, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking, Assessment and Selection, Governance and Compliance, Vendor Management Systems (VMS) Portal, Recruitment Analytics and Reporting, and Product Technology. 

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glossary information technology  a successful RFID project. Glossary Active tags : These tags have an on-board transmitter (usually powered by a battery) that constantly emits a signal, with a read range of 100 ft (30 m) or more. EPC classes 3 and 4. They have their own power source and are costly. AEN : Ambient electromagnetic noise ; refers to the outside interference that can impact radio frequencies within the RFID system. AEN is radio and microwave interference created by existing electrical and other radio equipment. Auto-ID, AIDC Read More

Glossary of Enterprise Applications Terminology Part One: Accounts Payable Through Internet


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Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part Two: 1990s--Enterprise Resource Planning


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glossary information technology  future. *There is a Glossary for the terms italicized throughout this article. ERP Defined APICS still defines ERP as follows: 1) An accounting-oriented information system for identifying and planning the enterprise-wide resources needed to take, make, ship, and account for customer orders. An ERP system differs from the typical MRPII system in technical requirements such as graphical user interface (GUI), relational database management system (RDBMS), use of fourth-generation language (4GL), and Read More

Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part One: 1960s--Pre-Computer Era


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Lakeview Technology Inc.


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