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back office

The section of a business or company that is responsible for managing internal affairs (such as administration, information technology, and so on) and thus generally does not have contact with clients, customers, or the general public. You should ask one of the people in the back office for help with your computer. I spent so many years as part of the bank's back office that now I'm not sure I know the appropriate way to talk to a customer.
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As customers look to drive down cost of ownership and simplify their IT infrastructure, we see the BackOffice suite becoming the branch office and departmental standard in a growing number of organizations," said Jim Allchin, senior vice president of the personal and business systems group at Microsoft.
BAAN IV for BackOffice comprises a full suite of ERP applications including sales forecasting, procurement, inventory, manufacturing control, project management, distribution, transportation, service, finance, and other functions critical to the whole supply chain.
NEC will work with Japanese-based application developers to test and enhance their applications for closer integration with Microsoft BackOffice 4.
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About the magazine, Rich Tong, General Manager of Microsoft's Business Systems Division, said "I'm truly excited that Affinity Publishing has decided to create a magazine focused on bringing Microsoft customers, system integrators and ISVs the latest and best information about Microsoft BackOffice products and how to use them effectively.
This award is yet another testament to a successful corporate strategy focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers," said Trish Kennedy, CEO of BackOffice Associates.
Using intelligent software "wizards," attendees can develop a client-based Microsoft Access database and then "upsize" the database to Microsoft SQL Server to explore how easy it is to integrate desktop systems with the Microsoft BackOffice client-server architecture.
BackOffice employees are donating presents and gift cards to four sponsored teenagers.
Microsoft BackOffice is being used by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to provide instant access to the information that drives state government and contributes to a well-managed budget.
BackOffice Associates, LLC, the leader in ERP data migration, data governance and master data management (MDM) solutions for Oracle([R]), SAP([R]) and other ERP vendors, today announced that it has been honored as a "Top 100 Women-Led Business" by the Boston Business Journal for the company's leadership, growth and innovation in technology.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the announcement of its new Microsoft(R) BackOffice integrated information system, Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) today introduced a simplified approach to licensing client-server software that is easy to understand and administer, makes pricing predictable for customers as they deploy solutions across their organization, and in many cases, reduces costs.
BackOffice Associates, LLC, the leader in ERP Data Migration, Data Governance and Master Data Management (MDM) solutions for Oracle([R]),SAP([R]) and other ERP vendors, today announced they will exhibit The Greatest Data Solutions on Earth at Oracle OpenWorld next week as part of their recent launch into the Oracle ERP space.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) today introduced Microsoft(R) BackOffice, an integrated information system that makes it easier for companies to improve decision making and streamline business processes, so companies can deliver goods and services faster and reduce business costs.