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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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Four Reasons Why You Need to Consolidate Your Various ERP Packages
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Have the costs and complexity of running multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems begun to outweigh their positive influence on your operations? Read this white paper to learn four good reasons why ERP consolidation is ultimately the right move for manufacturers. Learn what barriers you'll encounter, how to overcome them, and more.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

IFS

The Business Case for Integrated ERP
sponsored by Scribe Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It's critical that your ERP software is integrated and can talk to other business applications and systems. Those who embrace ERP integration will reap lower operation costs, increased customer satisfaction, and a lot of saved time. Read this paper to learn how integrating your ERP software will impact your company's operations and work flow.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Scribe Software Corporation

LEGO: Nurturing Consumer Loyalty Bloomberg BusinessWeek Article
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This LEGO customer success story reported by Bloomberg Businessweek highlights how LEGO leverages SAP Customer Relationship Managment (SAP CRM), especially the loyalty management software, to run the compnay's customer loyalty program.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Is Your Strategy as Smart as Your Customers?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the Smart Commerce strategy developed by IBM, designed around customer needs, aspirations, and behavior. This paper goes in depth on each of the four key components of the strategy, demonstrating the work they've done with some of the top names in sports to deliver the Smarter Commerce experience.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

IBM

Simplifying the Making of Complex Products
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can be one of the best tools in your IT arsenal, but only if you have a system in place that is right for your particular business needs. Read this white paper to learn how a fully integrated ERP suite can help ease your product launch by giving you visibility into all of critical business data.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Virtualizing Enterprise SAP Software Deployments
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Because SAP systems are critical to business operations, companies must ensure that they remain consistently available. This white paper explains how you can leverage virtualization to consolidate SAP servers without compromising the reliability of these crucial applications.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

SUSE

Inventory Optimization for the Consumer Products Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover an inventory optimization strategy that improves service levels and reduces working capital costs through improved inventory planning, adjusts inventory levels through tested planning methods, and facilitates coordinated inventory planning for the entire consumer products supply chain.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

IBM

SEEBURGER Supply Chain Management (SCM) Monitor for SAP Achieving Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility with New SAP Best Practices
sponsored by SEEBURGER
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how, centralizing and intelligently automating supply chain monitoring within SAP, you can extend real-time B2B supply chain insight and problem-solving beyond the IT department to your business departments.
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

SEEBURGER

Optimize Your IT Systems with Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle now provides Oracle Optimized Solutions: a complete applications to disk solution engineered, tested, and certified to work together as a single system. Read this white paper to learn more about Oracle Optimized Solutions and how they can be used to improve Oracle E-Business Suite operations.
Posted: 17 May 2012 | Published: 17 May 2012

Oracle Corporation

6 Ways to Justify Prices and Rein in Costs with Enterprise Software
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how medical manufacturers are using enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to reduce the costs of their operations as well as justify current prices to insurers based on success rates and patient value.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 10 May 2012

Epicor Software Corporation

Solitaire Interglobal: PowerLinux vs Windows for your SAP Deployments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper assesses two leading operating systems and provides proven metrics for effectively evaluating them. Determine which platform offers the availability, performance, and efficiency that your SAP environment requires.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 27 Apr 2012

IBM

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
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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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