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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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3 Things Business Decision Makers Need To Know About SOA
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the three most important things you should know about service-oriented architecture (SOA) in order to be sure you are getting the most efficient and effective performance out of your enterprise application architecture.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

IFS

American Shipper Best Practices in Intl Transportation Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report draws on American Shipper's benchmarking series and highlights actionable best practices for professionals involved in global supply chain management. This includes suggestions for improving processes, addressing technology, and ultimately delivering better results. 
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Road Ahead For SAP’s Business ByDesign
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP first unveiled Business ByDesign, its SaaS ERP application suite aimed at midsize companies, four years ago. Now, it is considered a viable SaaS product worthy of consideration at the highest level. This paper looks at Business ByDesign and predicts its possible path in the future, as well as current use cases, including increased visibility.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Connect with Sage 200 Suite - How Sage 200 helps keeps your finances in check
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a software suite that easily shares business intelligence (BI) and customer relation ship management (CRM) data throughout your business, is designed to grow with you, and is customized to suit your specific needs.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Sage Software

The Seven Deadly Sins of SAP® Maintenance A Blueprint for Surviving End of Life for SAP® ECC 5 and Other Upgrades
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: The thought of an SAP upgrade can be overwhelming, but the challenges are not a secret. Use this white paper as a reference to overcoming seven of the most common obstacles involved.
Posted: 29 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Mar 2012

Worksoft

In Pursuit of Operational Excellence: Accelerating Business Change Through Next-Generation ERP
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how when deployed as a virtual application over the cloud and streamlined by mobile and social technologies, next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems create an integrated decision-making environment that will enable manufacturers to operate in real time over an intelligent value chain.
Posted: 20 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

Infor

ERP: Much Better Off With than Without
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to identify exactly what to look for in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to satisfy your business needs and how an implementation can dramatically effect your efficiency.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2011

Infor

Accelerating Business Change Through Next-Generation ERP — Call to Action for the Industrial Machinery and Equipment Sector
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: A recent IDC Manufacturing Insight survey of equipment and machinery manufacturers found that since the economic downturn the biggest priority for organizations is profit growth. This white paper summarizes the results of the survey and explains how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can help manufacturers turn a profit again.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Infor

10 Reasons to Love Sage Fixed Assets
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for the top 10 reasons why users like Sage Fixed Assets 2012 for reporting and accounting purposes.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012

Sage Software

The 5 Point Plan to ERP Selection Success
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn a five step plan for choosing the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for the specific business challenges you want your system to address, thus ensuring implementation success.
Posted: 08 Mar 2012 | Published: 08 Mar 2012

Infor

Confronting the Immediacy of Now
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how next-gen enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is faster than ever and can give your business a competitive edge when it comes to responding to customer requests, process speeds, and decision making.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Infor

Streamline, Speed and Secure the Supply Chain With Managed File Transfer
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: Your enterprise has invested heavily in SAP. But data exchange restrictions caused by large data files, FTP spaghetti and unreliable network connections create long waits, limit your ability to send and receive information, and raise costs and risks. Read this paper to find out how Managed File Transfer ensures your data flow is secure and speedy.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SEEBURGER

Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting Software Evaluation and Selection Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn a systematic approach to select software for your planning, budgeting and forecasting needs. Read how to combine today's best practices with leading-edge technology.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

IBM

Eight “Must-Have” ERP Features for Food Processors
sponsored by Plex Systems
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are essential to companies in all industries and the food and beverage industry is no exception. This white paper highlights eight features food and beverage processors must have in their ERP platform. Read more to discover if your company's system meets the requirements or falls below par.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Plex Systems

Top 10 Steps to Easier ERP Implementations
sponsored by Exact Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 10 steps to a seamless and profit-focused enterprise resource planning (ERP) system implementation for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 26 Jan 2012

Exact Software

ERP and Environmental Footprint Management for Manufacturers
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines not only the technologies, but the organizational dynamics necessary to successfully implement an environmental footprint management program that can encompass all organizational impacts on the environment.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

IFS

Databases and ERP Selection: Oracle Vs. SQL Server
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn why the database layer is so important to the software selection of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Also compare Oracle database to SQL Server databases.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

IFS

Realize The Benefits Of Design, Operation, Maintain Thinking Today
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll find tips and strategies for maintaining an open and flexible IT system that will increase the efficiency of your enterprise. Learn how leveraging design, operate, maintain (DOM) can facilitate an easy transition to an open IT system.
Posted: 11 Jan 2012 | Published: 11 Jan 2012

IFS

E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: A costly, complicated migration to a best-of-breed e-Procurement platform is not the only way to achieve a consumer-friendly user interface (UI) and ensure user adoption. Read this paper to discover a cost-effective alternative that allows SAP ERP users to leverage their existing infrastructure to achieve e-Procurement adoption.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2010


Usability and Compliance: The Carrots and Sticks that Drive E-Procurement Success
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: Enhancing usability is the key to getting beyond tacit user acceptance of an e-Procurement system to the full adoption and compliance that yields cost reduction and full ROI. Read this paper to learn the full compliance strategies that best-in-class organizations are using for their e-Procurement implementations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012


How to Choose a Manufacturing System
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Sage Software has successfully structured their manufacturing system to deliver useful information to enterprises needing to upgrade from legacy and manual systems.
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

Sage Software

Collaboration Drives Growth for Discrete Manufacturers: For Sage
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper takes a look at enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and the requirements of collaboration as it relates to customer focus, innovation, and supply chain excellence.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Sage Software

How to Choose a Distribution System
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices for selecting the best distribution strategy and accompanying enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for your organization.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Sage Software

Managing the Extended Enterprise for Profitable Growth
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When today's modern, extended enterprises make the move to standardize on a single business software solution, they often find that very few vendors offer products with the necessary scope and flexibility. Read this paper to discover the required elements of successful, unified business software for the extended enterprise.
Posted: 02 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Collaborative Sourcing: The Keys to Unlocking Greater Value
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at how a collaborative sourcing approach can help sourcing teams deliver greater value to the enterprise.
Posted: 27 Dec 2011 | Published: 22 Dec 2011

Ariba, Inc.
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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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