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July 21, 2017

ISB Global Fact Mats

ISB Global Fact Mats – An easy-to-digest list of facts on ISB Global’s Integrated Cloud Software Platforms for Environmental Management Operations.

Interface versus Integration Fact Mat
Interface versus Integration ISB Global Fact Mats

A software interface is a bridge that allows two programs to share information with each other, even though they may have been developed by different sources or use different programming languages.  An interface will often use a standard file format such as XML to move information from one system to another. Some interfaces are separate programs that can be configured and deployed with a range of systems, like Microsoft’s BizTalk, whereas some are built into a product itself. Click image to learn more. 

Master Data Management Fact Mat
Master Data Management ISB Global Fact Mats

Master data represents the ‘objects’ which are agreed on and shared across the company. It can cover relatively static reference data, transactionalunstructured, analytical, hierarchical and meta data. It is the primary focus of the Information Technology (IT) discipline of Master Data Management (MDM). Click image to learn more. 

Continuous Accounting Fact Mat
Continuous Accounting ISB Global Fact Mats

Continuous Accounting is an approach to managing the accounting cycle that can be the key to achieving a more strategic finance and accounting function in a company. It is designed to be a practical approach that addresses the tactical issues that prevent finance departments from being more strategic. Continuous accounting embraces three main principles: Click image to learn more.

SAP Business One ERP Fact Mat
SAP Business One ERP ISB Global Fact Mats

SAP’s preintegrated, pre-configured small and medium sized Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. Deliver greater control across your entire business and ensure the software can grow with you. Streamline key processes, gain insight and make decisions based on real time information. Automate administration, so you don’t have to intervene and check, leaving time and energy to focus on directing your business, not continually administering untrustworthy data from several applications. Click image to learn more.

Business Process Fact Mats
Business Process ISB Global Fact Mats

A business process or business method is a collection of related, structured activities or tasks that produce a specific service or product (serve a particular goal) for a particular customer or customers. It may often be visualised as a flowchart of a sequence of activities with interleaving decision points or as a process matrix of a sequence of activities with relevance rules based on data in the process. Click image to learn more.

Bi Modal Methodology Fact Mats
Bi Modal Methodology ISB Global Fact Mats

Bi Modal Methodology Bi Modal IT refers to having two modes of IT, each designed to develop and deliver information- and technology-intensive services in its own way. Mode 1 is traditional, emphasising scalability, efficiency, safety and accuracy. Mode 2 is non-sequential, emphasising agility and speed. Click image to learn more. 

Automated Reporting, Analytics & Intelligence
Automated Reporting, Analytics & Intelligence ISB Global Fact Mats

A report is informational work made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely presentable and scrutinised form. Reports are used for keeping track of information, which may be used to make decisions. Written reports are documents which present focused, salient content, generally to a specific audience. Reports use features such as graphics, images, voice, or specialised vocabulary to persuade that specific audience to undertake an action. Additional elements often used to persuade readers include: headings to indicate topics, to more complex formats including charts, tables, figures, pictures, tables of contents, abstracts, and nouns, summaries, appendices, footnotes, hyperlinks, and references. Click image to learn more.