The answer to each of the four discussion questions should be about one page length. The responses should be formatted as double-spaced, in a 12-point font with one-inch margins. If available, cite the articles properly in the body of your responses and provide references at the end.
1 What is a business process? Why is adopting a process view of organizations essential to becoming a successful manager?
2 What is an enterprise system? Discuss the three types of data in an enterprise system and how they are related?
3 Imagine that you have been appointed the chief information officer of a start-up company that rents out DVDs via the Internet. An integrated information system is critical to your business. Write a memo to the CEO highlighting the reasons why you need an ERP system.
4 Based on the emerging technology presentations (presented by all groups), discuss the lessons you have learned from those presentation and the role of emerging technologies in supply chain management.