• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Departments in Reuters

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

ICT in Reuters The company I am going to study is Reuters PLC. This company is a worldwide information company which sells information to financial services and directly to customers. I will use the internet to find information about Reuters. Reuters Departments I will describe the main departments in Reuters. For each department I will describe their main objectives. Department Main objectives Human Resources Reuters aim to protect their staff so that Reuters are able to run efficiency. They need to manage the needs of their work force. Sales Reuters aim to sell information to financial services and directly to customers. They manage existing customer's needs while seeking new customers to buy Reuters products. Security Reuters protect the information they collect in order to be able to sell the information to clients. They protect information so customers have confidence in the privacy of their business dealings. ...read more.

Middle

If accepted, they are given a contract which details the wages, sick pay, and pension scheme. They are put on a pay-roll, and are also given a security pass in order to enter and leave the Reuters department. Another use of ICT they have is a database called Oracle to store employee information, such as name, date of birth, and address. Sales I was provided sales information by Kunle Babarinde. The sales department has two main aims: - To look after existing customers and persuade them to buy more. - To get new customers to buy Reuters products. In order to get customers to buy more, Reuters also gives out free gifts. This includes tickets to sports events such as Wimbledon and also other special events. If the customer then buys more products they spend more on the customer giving out gifts. ...read more.

Conclusion

Anything more frequent than 3 months would cause hassle for the department, and also annoyances from the customer. They use dual-screen monitors in order to run and use more programs at once. Security Information about the security department was given to me by Melanie Blanche-Barbat. Everyone in Reuters is given a Photo ID Pass in order to enter and leave the building securely and to stop intruders who are not welcome. Swipe card machines are used to read the passes. There are sensors on doors so that it is known when someone has entered or left the building for increased security. There are also security guards located around Reuters equipped with walkie-talkies. This is so they are able to contact someone when needed quickly. This also reassures employees about security in Reuters. Digital security video cameras are located all around Reuters. There are also power back-ups so if one fails the other would take over and Reuter would still keep on running. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level ICT in Business section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level ICT in Business essays

  1. Business Aims and Objectives.

    They are normally found in large towns as they offer a wide range of food and non food items. They need to be easy to access for lorries as the stores will need to restock regularly.

  2. The process of electroplating and how it is used to protect products.

    The cleaning and electroplating process is already an effective and successful procedure. The cleaning of the raw component could not be made any more effective than it is now but when the chemicals in the cleaning process are used they tend to cause environmental issues.

  1. Human resources

    the member states' governments is how to understand their needs and how to make simple their working environment. SMEs in a Globalised Environment The EU Commissioner for Enterprise and Information Society, Erkki Liikanen says that it is a though test for the people taking action with new measures and practical assistance to SMEs because the world economy is rapidly changing.

  2. Ao1 : aims and objectives

    products to the shop such as a new newspaper or more magazines. Now that Tesco has launched smaller stores such as Tesco Express newsagent have more competition, which makes survival one of their most important aims. The objectives of the newsagent may be to survive over the next year and

  1. Adrian is currently running Gunner Pass with no other employees. So he does not ...

    By doing this he will be able to calculate his net profit per month/year. When paying for the upkeep and maintenance for his vehicle he must record how much money is leaving his business. He must produce a receipt or statement for his customers after every payment they make.

  2. Business Report on Manchester Airport PLC.

    Its overriding concern will be the safe and sustainable operation and development of Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport objectives include: Delivering consistent, high quality facilities and services to all its customers to ensure that they stay loyal, keep coming back for more, and act as ambassadors for the airport, telling others

  1. How IT Departments Are Responding to the Challenges of E-Commerce

    Beyond this descriptive endeavour, we then sought to assess whether any emergent new practices made sense not only for e-commerce work but also for the more traditional work of the IT function. We have concluded that the context and purpose of the IT are becoming quite different from the past,

  2. Business at Work - Hays Plc

    who holds a total of 4.61% in the company. This is minuscule amount and even he would have very little say in the companies affairs which could be seen as a constraint to the shareholder. But it makes the last disadvantage of being a public limited company a bit less

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work