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Today's enterprise is no longer a single, vertically integrated organization. Globalization, outsourcing, and off-shoring have created an environment where end

ms flow chart design  model that current information systems are designed to support has changed! The enterprise of the present is no longer a single, vertically integrated organization. Globalization, outsourcing, and off-shoring have created an environment where end-to-end supply chains include many players, with a shared need for accurate and timely information. Past dependencies on direct supply chain partnerships, and working in silos—your little sliver—versus a multi-tier view, are a core problem in today's supply

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