Amazon.Con the Cloud

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Amazon.com: Welcome to the cloud
Ivonne Ynterian
University of Phoenix
BIS/219
Dr Tony Lopez
December 13, 2010
Abstract
In today’s economy, the most flourishing companies are those who can promptly take action and adapt to the market prospect and constant changes. The key for this success relates to the effective use and analysis of data and information. Managing data can be a difficult process for some companies because data increases exponentially. Companies such as Amazon, Microsoft, and Google have managed their data efficiently using databases and data warehouses, which makes then leaders in e-commerce. This research composition will cover how Amazon uses information systems to support their business processes. The essay will also cover the potential weaknesses and strengths of those information systems, and propose solution to improve the systems.

Amazon.com: Welcome to the cloud Managing data efficiently is the key to success for any business or organization because data increases and changes exponentially. Successful companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Amazon manage their data using data warehouses and databases. Managing their data through those systems allows them to improve business knowledge, assist decision-making processes, and offer a better service to their customers. This essay will cover how Amazon uses information systems to support business processes, and the potential strengths and weaknesses of those information systems. Amazon.com. Inc. overview Founded in 1994 by Jeffrey P. Bezos, the company debuted on the Internet in 1995 and “quickly became the number one book-related site on the Web” Answer.com (n, d.) Considered a pioneer in e-business, Amazon.com quickly diversified its services and products. The company’s website offers a wide variety of books,…...

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