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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 Savvy Project Manager's Guide to Prioritization: Getting Started with Scoring
sponsored by Innotas by Planview
WHITE PAPER: Explore how project managers can facilitate a better workflow and enhance prioritization with scoring. Discover 5 steps for getting started with scoring as well as a variety of scoring use cases and models. Learn how to ensure the right projects are prioritized, align projects with business objectives, and optimize resource utilization.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Innotas by Planview

Indus Motor Company Shifts Quality Control into Top Gear to Win Sales, Nurture Loyalty and Overtake the Competition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Indus Motor Company decided to build on its SAP environment by seamlessly integrating its entire value chain using SAP S/4HANA. Learn what they achieved.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

IBM

SAP Licensing and the SAM Lifecycle
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Software asset management (SAM) best practices can be applied to managing SAP licenses, but what exactly does SAM entail? Explore capabilities of SAM, and learn how you better leverage large ERP investments so you can achieve inventory accuracy, lower costs, enhanced governance and risk management, and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

Snow Software

Disruptive Manufacturing is Now a Good Thing
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: It's time for manufacturers to think and act outside of the box, but outdated infrastructures won't help you get there. Explore how ERP and business management tools can help you exploit the benefits of manufacturing disruptors like the IoT.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Sage Software

Process Manufacturing and ERP: Worldwide Customer Insight
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents best practice examples of how real manufacturers addressed buying and properly utilizing an ERP system. Learn what barriers you can overcome when looking to purchase ERP tools.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

Sage Software

The Business Owner's Guide To Replacing Accounting Software
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: What's the real cost of trying to maintain an accounting system that's no longer keeping up with demands? Learn about the benefits of accounting and business management technology in the cloud, tips to help you evaluate your options, and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

Microsoft

Top 5 Salesforce Integration Patterns and Best Practices
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage an integration platform to seamlessly incorporate your deployment of Salesforce. Uncover the 5 most common integration patterns, including data migration, aggregation, bi-directional synchronization, and 2 more.
Posted: 09 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

MuleSoft

How To Scale Your Company For Massive Financial Growth
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: It can be difficult to report accurately or keep up with rapid expansion in purchases, suppliers, and invoices when you don't have the appropriate tools in your financial tool belt. Explore the financial tool Box is using to scale their business, why ERP extensions are key in finance and ideas on how you can gain control over financial processes.
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Coupa

How IT Innovations Can Add Value To Your Business
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: Innovation is always top-of-mind for CIOs. They must provide new technologies to their users while responding to business needs as they change over time – a very daunting task. In this white paper, discover an overview of IT technology innovations that can help CIOs balance the old with the new.
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Coupa

12 KPIs to Measure Your Spend Management Success
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: How does your company stack up to your peers in regards to spend management? In this benchmark report by Coupa, discover 12 key performance indicators (KPIs) that you can use to monitor your company's effectiveness in spend management. Compare your businesses' performance to top companies across the world.
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Coupa

3 Risks in the Oil and Gas Industry to Overcome
sponsored by SNP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: During mergers and acquisitions (M&As), business operations must stay intact (and, in fact, speed up) while reducing risks. Learn how oil and gas companies are overcoming M&A challenges, and 3 key strategies for your organization to do the same.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

SNP America, Inc.

Guide: 9 Steps the CIO Must Take for Successful Divestitures
sponsored by SNP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Since divestitures are not considered everyday business for most organizations, they typically land on the CIO's already-full plate. But for a CIO, there can be great benefits for doing things the right way, but a wrongly done divestiture can lead to dire consequences. Inside, discover 9 steps CIOs can take to achieve a successful divestiture.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

SNP America, Inc.

Carve-Outs and M&As: 5 Factors for a Successful Business Transformation
sponsored by SNP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Transformation projects such as carve-outs or mergers and acquisitions (M&A) represent some of the greatest challenges to companies. In this white paper, discover 5 success factors to keep in mind in order to partner CIOs, CFOs, and CEOs during carve-outs and M&As, including involving experienced coworkers, early IT involvement, and 3 more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2017 | Published: 24 Jan 2017

SNP America, Inc.

5 Steps To Managing The Unexpected With Case Management
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper on EAM outlines 5 steps you can take to minimize the damage caused by unexpected interruptions to your organization. Learn how initiating a case study of the incident, gathering data to investigate the facts, and more can help you prevent a set back from turning into a disaster.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

Infor

A Toolkit for Project Time Estimation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Resource management is always an issue in any project. In this paper, explore standard approaches to time estimation, the dangers of multi-tasking, and estimation alternatives, which consider work habits and productivity norms.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Global Knowledge

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Financials Partner FAQ
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore FAQs of Microsoft Dynamics 365. Find answers to commonly asked questions surrounding who the technology is really designed for, capabilities of the product, pricing and licensing, and partnership programs.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

Microsoft

10 Ways to Use ERP and Best-of-Breed Spend Management
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: Many companies find themselves in the debate between ERP and best-of-breed cloud app suites, not recognizing that – if given the right strategy – the two can work together. Uncover 10 of these strategies that help revitalize ERP, including surround ERP at a master data level, don't equate a single vendor with a single app suite, and 8 more.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 12 Jan 2017

Coupa

Letting Go of Legacy: Because "Business-as-Usual" is a Thing of the Past
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: ERP is the financial backbone that holds your organization together, but what if you could make it stronger? Access this white paper to discover 9 ways to supercharge your ERP to become a trendsetter in your field.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Coupa

Manufacturing: Make the Most of Limited Resources with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM)
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Companies equipped with enterprise asset management (EAM) tools can reduce costs and even risks. Learn how to accomplish this in your company when you recognize priorities, increase asset visibility, analyze patterns, and more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2017 | Published: 11 Jan 2017

Infor

Moving to Cloud ERP: What to Look For, How it Can Benefit Your Business
sponsored by SNP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A recent Gartner study found that between 20% and 28% of IT projects were considered failures mainly due to cost or time overruns. Learn 3 ways an ERP transformation can help you run smoother, why data migration is necessary for the future your business, the characteristics of a successful migration project, and 3 benefits of a cloud migration.
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

SNP America, Inc.

Gain Insight into the Right Data at the Right Time for Spend Management
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore an approach to data management that integrates data from key systems – like ERP – and leverages tools to create dashboards, reports, and automated alerts. You'll discover a single, simplified strategy that enables highly visual and easy-to-use analytics to help you take control of your budget and spend management.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Concur Technologies

Keeping Track: Having Trouble with Expense Insight?
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This infographic on expense reporting outlines the top 5 most challenging operating costs, and the ways companies can capture expenses. Also discover 5 ways you can collect and organize data into actionable insights.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 13 Dec 2016

Concur Technologies

How CPQ Software Can Empower Your Sales Team
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Two-thirds of a sales rep's time is spent performing administrative tasks. The amount of time this takes is hurting their chances to make sales. Configure, price, and quote (CPQ) software exists to automate these tasks. Access this white paper to learn more about the capabilities CPQ has to offer your sales team.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Procurement Automation 101: 4 Components of Automated P2P Success
sponsored by Basware
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are facing challenges under the umbrella of indirect expenses, and are looking to automated purchase-to-pay (P2P) for answers. Explore the 4 critical components of P2P and their key drivers. Learn how to successfully deploy automated P2P, and how much your organization can save.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Basware

How To Foster Greater Collaboration and Support Enterprise Objectives Through Business Networks
sponsored by Basware
WHITE PAPER: 40% of B2B activity in the US, and 20% world-wide, is done electronically through business networks. Access this white paper to learn what business networks are capable of, and discover how to create circles of improved collaboration and support enterprise objectives.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Basware
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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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