E-business (electronic business) is the integrated execution of a company's automatable business processes using information and communication technology. (There is no generally accepted definition yet).
The aim is to ensure seamless, computer-based and automated processing of information in companies. Special software systems are required for this.
Examples of software systems in e-business:
- Document management systems (DMS)
- Groupware systems
- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
- Digital Office Systems (DOS)
- Production planning and control systems (PPS)
- Workflow management systems (WfMS)
- Enterprise Content Management Systems (ECMS)
- Wiki systems
- Portals

See also:
ICT management; Enterprise Resource Planning; Intelligent Factory; Process Optimization; Knowledge Management
Reference to QET guidelines:
Q13 Succession; Q15 Processes; Q17 Learning Organisation; T13 ICT
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