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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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From Why to Why Not: The Top 5 Risks of Delaying a Move to the Cloud
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Cost savings are the primary reason that most people are making the switch to cloud, but there are 4 more significant reasons why putting off cloud adoption creates risk for those delaying the inevitable. Access this paper to discover in-depth insight into these top 5 risks.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

7 Capabilities in Performance Management for a World of Volatility, Uncertainty and Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Finance teams are often slow in delivering important data and analysis business executives to make informed decisions. Performance management tools can help, but in what ways? In this white paper, learn 7 key capabilities of performance management software, how you can accelerate analytics insights, and more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Software guide: Extending Planning & Forecasting with Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses the challenges of planning, budgeting and forecasting in a spreadsheet environment and highlights the advantages of using dynamic planning tools. Read on and learn how to join the ranks of companies that consistently deliver timely, reliable plans and forecasts.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Checklist: The Path from Historical Baselines to Advanced Analytics in FP&A
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A recent study conducted by Aberdeen Group highlighted the benefits of using analytics in planning, budgeting, and forecasting. But creating accurate forecasts can be a challenge out of the gate. This checklist provides the steps for transforming organizations that are inexperienced with analytics into FP&A pros.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 26 Jul 2016

IBM

Ventana Research: Integrated Business Planning Is More Effective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 77% planning processes depend to some degree on having access to accurate and timely data from other parts of the organization. Read this white paper to delve into the insights of a Ventana Research study and find out how to maximize planning value through integration.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

FP&A Accuracy Is No Longer A Myth: How To Improve Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Aberdeen Group research report, learn how your organization can improve its approach to planning, budgeting, and forecasting while simultaneously increasing accuracy and efficiency using CPM or EPM.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Moving into the Cloud Enables a Seamless Transition to More Controlled, Efficient Planning for CSOB Insurance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how CSOB Insurance was able to leverage the cloud to gain more controlled, efficient, and nimble planning processes.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

IBM

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: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Infor

A Buyer's Guide to ERP Business Management Software
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: The definitions and implementations for ERP seem to vary from one site to the next. These differences, however, underscore the flexibility that can make an ERP system a powerful business management tool. Learn how the right ERP solution enables you to integrate a variety of functions into one complete system with this buyer's guide.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

NetSuite

How Kennametal Delivers Industry-Leading Customer Service with a Platform for Rapid Insight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Migrating SAP ERP to SAP HANA dramatically increased the speed of many business processes for Kennametal, enabling them to better serve their customers. Access this case study to learn more benefits Kennametal experienced with this migration.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 18 Jul 2016

IBM

Improve risk management, compliance and customer satisfaction in Asset Management with ISO 55000
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about asset management strategy, and how a highly configurable EAM tool can shore up your bottom line and prepare you for top-line growth.
Posted: 18 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

8 Ways Legacy ERP Harms Businesses
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: Customizations acting like "silicon concrete" can harden legacy ERP against change and slow your business to a crawl. Cloud ERP can free businesses from the brittle, inflexible and change-resistant ERP of the past. Access this white paper to learn 8 ways legacy ERP harms businesses.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

NetSuite

How to Eliminate App Overload
sponsored by Sage Software - Live
WHITE PAPER: Whether you call it app overload or app sprawl, the issue of too many applications, systems, and processes has created inefficiencies in business management. This article takes a look at the phenomenon. It also offers a solution to dissolve the obstacles and boundaries that hinder your business.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

Sage Software - Live

CPO Study: How Procurement can Deliver Unprecedented Value to the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the results of a study from which the top 10% of procurement organizations surveyed provide insight into modern procurement best practices. Learn 4 steps to greater savings, 3 steps to achieving proactive risk mitigation capabilities, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

IBM

Procurement's New Chapter: Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can equip your organization for procurement-led innovation using technology in 5 steps: define the need, seek ideas and suppliers, and 3 more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

IBM

Procurement Analytics: Enabling the Journey to Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Procurement leaders often lack effective technology for sourcing analytics, lifecycle management, and market intelligence. Access this white paper to explore 6 case studies revealing how chief procurement officers successfully leveraged analytics technology to gain actionable insights and improve organizational efficiency.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

IBM

Boulder County: Enabling Visibility & Consolidation Across Entire Portfolio of Technology Projects
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines the Boulder County IT department's adoption of cloud-based PPM and how it enabled them to improve prioritization, increase visibility, and consolidate information in a central repository to achieve better decision-making.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Innotas

Your Resources Are Falling Through The Cracks: A Smarter Approach to Resource Forecasting, Management, and Accountability.
sponsored by Innotas
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the importance of the 3 essential features any enterprise resource management tool should provide: planning, execution & change, and 1 more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Innotas

Financial Impacts of a Modern ERP System for Black River Produce
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore Black River Produce's journey from a legacy ERP system to a system with the modern functionality. Learn about the advantages they gained from their upgrade, including increased productivity with automation features, reduced inventory shrinkage with real-time analytics, increased visibility, and more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2016


Enterprise Integration: Identify Areas to Improve and Remain Competitive
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a configurable, cloud-based web experience that supports single sign-on, common navigation, and a common look across application can streamline ERP for users.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2016


Smarter Commerce Spells Sweet Success for Gourmet Baker
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this "Food Logistics" article to find out how, with the help of an IT vendor, a gourmet bakery called Love & Quiches overcame poorly integrated applications and the limitations of spreadsheets for record management. Learn how the ERP system Love & Quiches adopted afforded them compliance efficiencies, improved forecasting, and more.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Smarter Enterprise Management with Mobile and Social Business
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a personalized, web-based user experience ecosystem that can enable manufacturers, distributors, and retail organizations to remotely access ERP solutions for improved decision-making and collaboration.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


How Zero Waste Can Be Profitable for Waste Management Organizations
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 ways waste management organizations can reinvent themselves to take advantage of zero-waste strategies in this informative white paper.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2016

Infor

How Smart Buildings Can Deliver Long-Term Asset Sustainability
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines what a smart building is and how EAM-based facilities management tools can help managers from many industries take advantage of global asset sustainability and overall equipment effectiveness strategies to make their buildings smarter.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

S2K Enterprise for Retail
sponsored by VAI, Vormittag Associates, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover what end-to-end integration for retailers can provide in the way of key features, including real-time access to product information, streamlined returns process, sophisticated forecasting formulas to eliminate time-consuming manual processes, and more.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

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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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