A category about the business domain, such as accounting, finance, inventory, marketing, tracking, billing, reporting, charting, taxes, etc. They tend to do a lot "tracking" and reporting (searching and summarizing) of objects and money; and generally don't
model explicit activity at the physical level (such as weather prediction) except in the abstract sense (ex: "Truck X is carrying box Y"). Generally discrete mathematics is more applicable than continuous, but not in the sense above what managers and owners relate to. The boundaries of the categories or "positions" are generally political (ex: district, "customer", ratings) or intellectual/legal property (ex: ownership). See CustomBusinessApplicationDefinition
Often one is gluing together existing tools, services, DSL's, and/or API's into a usable unit for a specific purpose. -t
(data edit and reporting UI's) are also sometimes considered a "business-oriented" tool, but can often be found in other domains.
Contrast with CategoryBusiness
, which addresses issues such as software pricing, management theory, etc.
 Customer purchase pattern statistical analysis and advanced financial prediction models are kind of on the borderline. Arguably those are more in the domain of "statistics" than "business".