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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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Finance and Technology: A Confident Partnership
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive report and uncover a complete list of findings from a recent IT and finance department related survey, and find out how large an input the finance staff really has in technology decision-making.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

SYSPRO 7 ERP Software: Features and Functionality
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes an inside look at the features and functions of SYSPRO's latest ERP release, describing how these capabilities lay the groundwork for success in the modern business world.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

NZP Increases Manufacturing Capacity with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This brief case study explores how the right ERP system enabled New Zealand Pharmaceuticals (NZP) to increase manufacturing capacity and flexibility, improve inventory visibility, and more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

SYSPRO

Austbreak Improves Total Cost of Ownership with SYSPRO
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how the Australia-based machinery manufacturer Austbreck eliminated operational challenges and improved the total cost of ownership by overhauling its ERP system.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

The Future of Manufacturing: An Executive Guide to Manufacturing Strategies for the 21st Century
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how manufacturing is changing, discover four trends that will define the factory of tomorrow, and find insight to help you stay ahead of the competition.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

SYSPRO

Five Challenges for Managers of Mid-Sized Manufacturing Companies
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down five challenges that today's midsized manufacturers face, and lays out possible actions you can take to resolve these difficulties and find success.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SYSPRO

Five Tips to Achieve a Lean Manufacturing Business
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This must-see white paper outlines five primary principles of lean manufacturing, and describes how the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help you achieve your lean goals.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

Ten steps to Evaluating and Buying Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Software
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy that goes beyond ERP and SCM to help you improve cash flow and cost savings. Read on to find 10 steps for evaluating and buying the right tool.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Quintiq

Human capital management in the 21st century
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to explore how analytics can drastically improve the effectiveness of HR processes. Lean how by leveraging analytics, the HR department can take the guesswork out of distinguishing prospective candidates and ultimately driving greater business success.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

IBM

Executive Guide to SYSPRO Security for Auditing Assurance and Control
sponsored by SYSPRO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system with the governance, risk, and compliance functionality you need to satisfy regulatory requirements and fuel security success.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SYSPRO

The Light at the End of the Travel Data Tunnel
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to uncover the "best-in-class" pillars of expense management, and discover how modern technology and system integration can provide finance teams with the ability to manage and measure their T&E spending.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Concur Technologies

ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing popularity of SaaS and why forward-thinking organizations are moving core enterprise resource planning (ERP) to the cloud.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

Is an ERP system always enough?
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: ERP systems were not designed for planning – but many organizations use them for this function, anyway. This white paper explores the risks of planning with ERP, and explains why a supply chain planning and optimization (SCP&O) strategy is the right way forward.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Forrester Report-Enterprises Shift To Smart Process Apps To Engage Customers
sponsored by Kofax, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how, within the next five years, a new generation of "smart process apps" will augment – and, in some cases, replace – the heavy packaged apps designed from the inside out that drive customer interaction today.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Kofax, Inc.

Fast tracking Integrated Business Planning
sponsored by Quintiq
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to uncover the mechanics of a successful IBP initiative. Learn about key technology considerations and the 6 ingredients that a platform needs to support this transformation. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Quintiq

Modernize Your Business with Oracle ERP Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes the value of moving ERP to the cloud and offers an inside look at how Oracle's ERP cloud offering can improve financials, procurement, project portfolio management, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Oracle Corporation

Configure or Customize?
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we examine the high cost of making and supporting customizations to client/server-based applications as well as the differences between configuration and customization.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

Financial Management Essentials for Global Enterprises
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, take a look at a fundamental -- and often overlooked -- part of globalization: the capabilities of your financial management system. Discover 10 "global essentials" that are must-haves for any multinational finance system.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Infor

Is it Time to Purchase a new ERP?
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With careful selection, planning, and aggressive goal setting, you can operate pain-free and better than ever by implementing a new ERP. This whitepaper lays a solid foundation for those contemplating a purchase.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

How to Choose Between Generic and Industry-Specific ERP Systems
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article suggests ways to simplify your ERP selection process and points out the differences between industry-specific and generic ERP solutions.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can't Afford to Ignore
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource counts down six critical manufacturing technologies that every small and midsize organization should have.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Rapid-deployment solution—retail business with SAP HANA
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover how to enable a faster SAP HANA deployment time and an overall faster time to ROI. Learn about the prerequisites for a smooth adoption, where to turn for additional services, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Why ERP Technology is Heading to the Cloud
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Experts are saying ERP in the cloud is a sure thing, and will compete head to head with its on-premise counterpart. Find out why the pressure is on – and how it might affect your future ERP decisions – in this expert e-guide.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

IFS

ERP in the Midmarket: Enabling Functionality and Simplicity to Combat Complexity
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report walks you through ERP in the midmarket, offering insight to help you identify your ERP needs and uncover the potential benefits you can achieve with the right tool.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Humidification Stratiegies for Data Centers and Network Rooms
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the nature of humidity, its effects and its management in computer rooms and data centers.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2008

APC by Schneider Electric
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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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