2007. Available at: http://www.uncg.edu/bae/people/holderness/readings/ERP_is_Dead--Long_Live_ERP_II.pdf. The number of smartphone subscribers grew at 31% in 2013, with China leading the way at 354 million smartphone users. Aberdeen Group,Inc.Availableat: download.microsoft.com/download/6/e/e/6ee823c4-00a4-4ca2-8836-7f3fd5c78c1e/erp_primer_aberdeen.pdf. Chapter 11: Globalization and the Digital Divide, 12. Nowadays m-commerce is more a reality than a future trend. RECENT ADVANCES IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR COMPANY MANAGEMENT. The necessity of being adapted and learning about this new adaptation is going to be increased by the new changes that are going to generate the m-commerce. Mobile application or mobile app has become a success since its introduction. Chapter 13: Future Trends in Information Systems. The information systems for company management are generally scattered distributed in the whole company. allows consumers to post ratings and reviews of local businesses into a database, and then it provides that data back to consumers via its website or mobile phone app. En Santander, págs. Chapter 10: Information Systems Development, III. For example, a new functionality or advance that is incorporating is the m-commerce, which not only can influence the information system in a high degree but also in the strategies and management activities of currently companies. Also some data and results could be looked up, as for example watching the balanced scorecard, a project situation and the financial situation of the company. Chapter 1: What Is an Information System? Behaviour & Information Technology. these necessities must be covered even by big and small companies (PYMES). [ Links ]  B. The ABCs of ERP An Executive Primer. Líderes: estrategias para un liderazgo eficaz, Paidós Ibérica, 2001. Cloud computing promotes the concept of virtualization, which enables server and storage device to be utilized across organization. This is why information systems for company management have been studied from several points of view, including its implementation and key factor that can affect it, , as well as the effects that ISFM can produce in companies[1,2,3,4], comparison between different systems brands , or its evolution throughout time , [6, 7,8], among others. In the 3.0 version, there are some examples of interfaces for PDA´s, even for those with vertical or horizontal screens. Recently, companies are not only needing manage internal processes (back Office) but they need covering the necessities of been connected with customers, suppliers, workers, etc. Part 2: Information Systems for Strategic Advantage, 9. In the functional trend it will be incorporate new features, and also it will improve and optimize current features as the SCM, PLM (Product Lifecycle Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management) , DW (Data Warehouse), BSC (Balance Scorecard), KMS (Knowledge Management System), BI (Business Intelligence), POS (Point of Sale), etc. Figure 4: Back Office Connectivity with external systems. User interface has undergone a revolution since introduction of touch screen. Therefore, as it is depicted in the picture 5, two companies could have installed an integrated management system carrying and generating purchases, sales (e-commerce) supply, invoices, marketing actions, and others necessary actions with customers (CRM) an every kind of transactions needed through the integrated information system for management in a automatically way. Write up an example of how the Internet of Things might provide a business with a competitive advantage. The first trend to note is the continuing expansion of globalization. Until recently, the ability to manufacture was reserved for those who owned factories. Mobile application or mobile app has become a success since its introduction. Social media growth is another trend that continues. http://www.expandit.es/.