back office

Swedish translation: back office

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English term or phrase:back office
Swedish translation:back office

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09:59 Jan 7, 2010
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Additional field(s): Finance (general), Human Resources, IT (Information Technology)
English term or phrase: back office
Definition from Alan V. Deardorff:
Refers to the activities of a firm that are necessary to its functioning but are not directly part of production, such as accounting.

Example sentence(s):
  • ANZ India is set to transfer 400 back office jobs from Australia and New Zealand to India in the next eight to 10 months. The Telegraph of Calcuta
  • Financial institutions all around the world are saving millions by successful transformation of their back office operations. Major European banks are doing everything possible to make their back office operations faster, cheaper, more secure and more effective. Jacob Fleming Conferences
  • Back offices of traditional money mangers are now being faced with the tracking, accounting, reporting, analytics and performance measurement of these complex assets. Without this back office capability, it becomes more difficult to maintain the existing business, and even more difficult to grow total assets under management. Thomsom White Paper
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back office
Definition:
The back office is generally considered to be the technology, services and human resources required to manage a company itself. Back office includes such systems as the IT, human resources and accounting departments. The back office is supported by a back end system.
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39 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
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Definition from http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/back_off:
The back office is generally considered to be the technology, services and human resources required to manage a company itself. Back office includes such systems as the IT, human resources and accounting departments. The back office is supported by a back end system.

Example sentence(s):
  • The back office is generally considered to be the technology, services and human resources required to manage a company itself. Back office includes such systems as the IT, human resources and accounting departments. The back office is supported by a back end system - http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/back_off  
  • The concept as such does not need a translation in Swedish! Back office is a generic term. - http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/B/back_off  

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Begreppet 'Back office' är en generisk term som inte behöver översättas!
Bertil Andreazon
Sweden
Local time: 19:06
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 81

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Yes  Ingrid Abramson
3 days 1 hr
  -> Tack Ingrid! Bertil

Yes  amgt: Back office har använts åtminstone sedan jag började jobba i mitten på -70 talet.
4 days
  -> Tack Ann-Marie! Bertil
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