Four pyramids of IT

Take an Order

PM – Product Management

MKT – Marketing

SFA – Sales Force Automation

SocM – Social Media Tools

QUOT – Quoting

OE – Order Entry

CRM – Customer Relationship Management

Feat&O – Features and Options

Pro – Promotions and Deals

ECom – Ecommerce

INV – Inventory Control

Make / Fill an Order

PD – Product Development

EngDat – Engineering Data

BIL – Bill of Materials

Cost – Costing information

MRP – Material Requirements Planning

PUR – Purchasing

SFC – Shop Floor Control

MES – Manufacturing Execution System

Sched – Scheduling

Rout – Routings on Shop Floor

SubCon – Sub-Contractor Operations

Cap – Capacity Planning for Work Centers

InbLog – Inbound Logistics

LotTrc – Lot Tracing

QA/QC – Quality Assurance / Control

Ship an Order

WM – Warehouse Management

OrdRel – Order Release

SchdRl – Schedule Release

OrdPik – Order Picking

OLM – Outbound Logistics Management

Custms – Customs Processing

Export – Export Shipment processing

Bill an Order

Discnt – Discounting on Order/Invoice

Invoice – Creating the Invoice

SlsHist – Recording Sales History

AR – Accounts Receivable

LckBx – Lock Box Processing

Factor – Third Party Collections

Tax – Tax Collection and Reporting

Foundation

Gov – Governence

Secuty – Cyber and Physical Security

GL/Rep – General Ledger and Reporting

BudFor – Budgeting and Forecasting

A/P – Accounts Payable

ELM – Enterprise Legal Management

HCM – Human Capital Management

Polcy – Policy Management for Information Technology

BPM – Business Process Management / Improvement

ItmMst – Item Master Data Management

BI – Business Intelligence

Forms – Corporate Forms generation

EDI – Electronic Data Interchange

Offce – Collaboration, Communication and Productivity Tools

SysInt – Systems Integration

SvcDsk – Service Desk / Help Desk

Netwrk – Networking Hardware Devices

Telphny – Telephony / Voice and Video conferencing

DevMg – End User Device Management

Srvr/cld – Server and Cloud Computing

DR/BC – Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity

Cntract – Contract Processing for Information Technology