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ALSO CALLED: Resource Planning, Enterprise Resource Planning, E R P
DEFINITION: ERP (enterprise resource planning) is an industry term for the broad set of activities that helps a business manage the important parts of its business. The information made available through an ERP system provides visibility for key performance indicators (KPIs) required for meeting corporate objectives. ERP software applications can be used to manage product planning, parts purchasing, inventories,  … 
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ERP White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Automated Supply Chain Advantage
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Tune into this brief video and uncover ways supply chain execution tools can help you figure out the fastest, most economical routing for every shipment, putting you steps ahead of the competition.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Key Market Trends in Food and Beverage Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll learn about ERP technologies that are disrupting the food and beverage industry. You'll also uncover impressive statistics on how manufacturers are leveraging these tools and the benefits they've experienced.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Reduce Your Markdowns: 7 Ways to Maintain Your Margins by Aligning Supply and Demand
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights seven ways to step off the high-volume, low-price treadmill and reduce the need for costly markdowns. Learn how to increase profits by delivering the right products to the right people at the right time -- and in the right quantity.
Posted: 22 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

Infor

Lean Revisited: The Role Modern ERP Systems Play in Lean Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how an effective ERP strategy provides the next steps in the lean transformation, taking it from concept to reality, theories to data-driven decisions. Uncover how combining ERP with lean manufacturing can help manufacturers make smarter decisions.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Infor

Your Industry is Ready to Grow - Is your Infrastructure Ready?
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: You need assurances that your underlying IT infrastructure is primed to support industry growth, and flexible enough to integrate with external applications. Access this infographic to learn how cloud-based tools can help you enjoy these benefits without huge upfront costs, concerns about obsolescence, or expensive upgrades.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Infor

Four Reasons to Consolidate Your ERP Software
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will uncover the benefits of consolidating your ERP software. Discover 4 specific reasons why you should consolidate. Plus, learn some common challenges businesses face in ERP consolidation and how to overcome them.
Posted: 21 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

IFS

Target Profitable Growth with Cloud-Based ERP Strategies
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Legacy systems fade, only style remains the same. Using the fashion industry as an example, access this guide to learn about agile, cloud-based ERP strategies.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Deliver Quality Products, Drive Efficiency, and Achieve Profitable Growth
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights ways meat manufacturers are accelerating speed to market. Read on and you'll also uncover technologies that are changing the way information is published and consumed in the enterprise.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

5 Ways Wholesale Distributors Can Succeed with the Millennial Generation
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a checklist of five tactics that can help you prepare your business to succeed with the next generation of customers, partners and employees. Access now and you'll also unlock the details and benefits of each tactic.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

Infor

Efficiently Plan your Business with Innovative Functionality and Industry-Specific Tools
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Your customers rely on you, and their success depends on your ability to deliver the exact product as ordered. Access this white paper and learn ways to satisfy customers with confidence by changing the way information is published and consumed across the enterprise.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Infor

Six Ways to Drive Expansion by Transforming Order-To-Cash
sponsored by Kenandy
WHITE PAPER: Learn why you should transform your order-to-cash process using modern business strategies like: cloud, social, mobile, and real-time insights to fast-track growth initiatives. Discover 6 ways you can use technology to drive business expansion.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 15 Jan 2016

Kenandy

Operating a Next-Generation Utility: Driving Performance through Enterprise Asset Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: From aging infrastructures to outdated business systems, you need a way to systematically and efficiently turn these challenges around before they further impede organizational performance. Access this white paper and learn ways to benefit from integrated enterprise asset management (EAM.)
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Infor

IDC Report: The Modern Supply Chain Present and Future
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: As manufacturing supply chains are asked to be faster and more responsive, the use of real-time data becomes more important. Discover how analytics collaboration, planning, and supply chain design can allow you to unlock hidden insights which can result in better decision making and drive improvements in your operational processes.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

Qlik

Fashion ERP, Fashion Product Lifecycle Management, and Configure Price Quote
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: The pace of fashion and style is so fast now that designers, manufacturers, and retailers need new strategies. Learn how to leverage cloud-based tools that can help you accelerate new product introductions, respond quickly to changing market demands, improve performance of a complex supply chain, and more.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Nine Keys to Success in Micro-Vertical Markets
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn 9 keys to success in micro-vertical markets, including: regulatory compliance, procurement, distribution, and 6 more. Additionally, learn the importance of speed factors before delving into micro-vertical markets to gain an early competitive advantage.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Food & Beverage Helps Manufacturers Prepare for COOL Compliance and Recall Readiness
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: After reading this white paper, you'll be inspired to better prepare for compliance regulations by reading about how food and beverage manufacturers follow country of origin labeling (COOL.) Access now and become one step closer to creating detailed documentation that helps protect your brand integrity.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

Infor

Improving Return on Assets in Asset-Intensive Process Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This guide illustrates a plan for processing profitability in the manufacturing industry. Discover how successful enterprise asset management (EAM) lets this happen with several core components.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

Infographic: Supply-Chain Optimization
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Today's organizations find success not just by managing supply chains, but also by optimizing them. Access this concise infographic to find a seven-step process towards total supply chain optimization (SCO), allowing you to realize four core benefits.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Infor

Shop Floor Automation: A Necessity for Competitive Manufacturing
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll examine the barriers to adopting automation, as well as the three levels of automation available to manufacturers. Read on and you'll also find advice for choosing the type of automation that makes the most sense for your manufacturing operation.
Posted: 31 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Business Management Solutions: Getting it right the first time
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: When companies need an ERP solution, they sometimes rush into the selection process without first figuring out exactly what they want to achieve from their implementation, leaving them ultimately disappointed with their purchase decision. Learn how to find a comprehensive business management solution that won't leave you unsatisfied by reading on.
Posted: 22 Dec 2015 | Published: 22 Dec 2015

Sage (UK) Limited

Increase Visibility into Your Project Pipeline
sponsored by FinancialForce
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Sabio overcame its financial management challenges with a unified cloud platform. Explore the benefits they saw using the option they chose, including centralized time tracking, expenses, and project financials, the ability to extract information easily from the system, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

FinancialForce

Five Essential Steps to Project Success & Profitability
sponsored by FinancialForce
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn five essential steps to reigning in professional services and consulting projects, including: build and execute an effective resource management process, start every project with a process-based estimate and a documented project charter, and 3 more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

FinancialForce

4 Trends that are Transforming Utility Infrastructure Design and Management
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Explore how new technologies and concepts are changing the way our changing utilities infrastructure is designed and managed by downloading this white paper now.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

DLT Solutions

6 Technology Trends that are Driving Infrastructure Success
sponsored by DLT Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Explore how new technologies and concepts are changing the way U.S. infrastructure is designed and managed by accessing this white paper now. Discover 6 technology trends that public sector engineers, designers, and planners, should prepare for in order to drive project success in today's landscape of infrastructure modernization.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

DLT Solutions

The Great Debate: One Integrated Business System vs. Siloed Applications
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the inefficiencies caused by running disparate business applications and systems across your various departments, and demonstrates how a cloud-based software can unify your critical-business processes.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

NetSuite
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ERP DEFINITION (continued): …  interacting with suppliers, providing customer service, and tracking orders. ERP can also include application modules for the finance and human resources aspects of a business. Typically, an ERP system uses or is integrated with a relational database system. The deployment of an ERP system can involve considerable business process analysis, employee retraining, and new work procedures.Rebecca Gill, vice president of Technology Group International says:"For almost twenty years we have had people ask for demonstration copies of our ERP software, so they may play with it at their leisure. For … 
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