Supply chain management (SCM) - tracks inventory and information among business processes and across companies
Supply chain management (SCM) system - an IT system that supports supply chain management activities by automating the tracking of inventory and information among business processes and across companies
Business intelligence (BI) – knowledge about your customers, your competitors, your business partners, your competitive environment, and your own internal operations – that gives you the ability to make effective, important, and often strategic business decisions.
Data warehouse – a logical collection of information - gathered from many different operational databases – used to create business intelligence that supports business analysis activities and decision-making tasks
Data mart - a subset of the data warehouse in which only a focused portion of the data warehouse information is kept