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Manufacturing ERP software selection and upgrades News
March 07, 2017
Panorama Consulting says SAP continues as market leader among the top four ERP vendors. But the market has evened, and Microsoft Dynamics moved past Oracle into second place.
February 27, 2017
Research indicates IT compensation rose for most certified and noncertified skills in 2016. The market for IoT services is expected to double to $18 billion by 2020.
January 31, 2017
Unit4 ERP is strong in Europe, but the company wants to grow in North America with sibling FinancialForce.com. It may challenge SAP and Oracle one day, but that will take time.
January 16, 2017
Epicor acquires docSTAR and pushes its automated AP and ECM applications for manufacturing customers; IoT spending going up for manufacturing, according to IDC report.
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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is an industry term for the broad set of activities that help an organization manage its business. An important goal of ERP software is to facilitate the flow of information so business decisions can be data-driven. Continue Reading
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But growth of S/4HANA Cloud deployments still appears to lag on premises by a huge margin, and many of those cloud moves are to private clouds rather than multi-tenant SaaS. Continue Reading
By moving ERP functions to multi-tenant SaaS, companies are giving up some control but may be saving costs and benefiting from automatic and regular updates, easier use and scale. Continue Reading
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Despite SAP's insistence that code base is the same, analysts and users say different S/4HANA on-premises and cloud versions can make readiness for cloud the deciding factor. Continue Reading
Packaged ERP will not match your business processes exactly -- and that's a good thing. Here's why you should use the prospect of a new system and its implementation to become better. Continue Reading
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More organizations are foregoing monolithic ERP systems for easy-to-deploy cloud applications that do most of what they need in nimble microservices and access to customer data. Continue Reading
It's true that companies sometimes believe packaged ERP doesn't fully support every business process. But here's why you might want to just say no to modification. Continue Reading
To get the functions and flexibility that support your organization's competitive edge, try these five solutions first, before customizing ERP as a last resort. Continue Reading