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Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning

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The Wikipedia's article on Enterprise Resource Planning is a good introduction to the subject.

Email in Missions

Email

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Drive Workstation Encryption

DriveWorkstationEncryption

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The information on this page is deliberately non-specific. Do not discuss particular implementations. It is fine to compare products etc.

Donor Management Software

Donor Management

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Disk Arrays

Disk Arrays

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Large Disk Arrays

Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, missions need mega amounts of disk, usually for audio or video storage purposes. Eg 5TB (someone in the future will laugh that that is considered big!). BIG disk arrays are not cheap, although not as expensive as they used to be.

So what is the most cost effective option:

Disaster recovery

Disaster recovery

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It is wise to have plans in place in case of a disaster in the place where your people work. A good backup strategy is not enough. If your office burnt to the ground then how long would it take before everything was up and running again and you had somewhere to restore your backups to?

Things to consider are:

Dictionary Software

Dictionary Software

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SIL have a number of pieces of software for helping to create dictionaries and lexicons.

Desktop Computers

Desktops

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Desktop Publishing

Desktop Publishing

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Databases

Databases

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The Wikipedia Database article gives a good overview of what a database is. Basically a database is used to manage data, preferably in a way that minimises problems in maintaining the information and maximises its use.

Applications

Missions make use of database in a variety of ways. Some of these include

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