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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

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.

Choosing the Right MES Vendor to Achieve Manufacturing Excellence: A Vendor Comparison
sponsored by Apriso Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper profiles three leading manufacturing execution system (MES) software solution providers and discusses the important features and capabilities that manufacturers should consider if they want to obtain the best possible competitive advantage.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

Apriso Corporation

Market Trends: Multienterprise/B2B Infrastructure Market, Worldwide, 2009-2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn about developments in the B2B infrastructure market, such as key findings and trends, valuable recommendations, what the future landscape holds and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

Irish Dairy Board Cuts Admin Costs and Optimizes Order-to-Cash Processes with IBM Sterling e-Invoicing Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this report and discover how the Irish Dairy Board achieved user productivity increase, cost reduction, significant improvements in order to cash and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

B2B Integration and Collaboration: Strategies for Building a ROI Business Case
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Aberdeen conducted a follow-up survey in May 2011 in which over 60 organizations detailed their B2B integration and collaboration issues and challenges - specific focus was given to return on investment (ROI) related issues. This research excerpt summarizes the findings of this survey.
Posted: 16 Nov 2011 | Published: 16 Nov 2011

IBM

Streamline Your Business, Accelerate Profitable Growth
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: A comprehensive, integrated system that provides support for all of your business functions— including financials, sales, customers, purchasing, inventory,operations, and human resources— can enable small businesses to streamline processes, act on timely, accurate information, and accelerate profitable growth. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

SAP AG

Risk-Based Test Automation from a Business Process Perspective
sponsored by Worksoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can improve your risk-based testing without automating thousands of existing manual test cases, and why validating critical business processes will enable you to better accommodate change for greater success as well as reduce the ongoing operational costs associated with running your enterprise systems.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

Worksoft

Clinical Approach to Technical Upgrade
sponsored by Hexaware Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, discover the reasons why you should be considering an SAP upgrade to improve enterprise resource planning (ERP) and how to get started. Learn about new features of the latest SAP release as well as the technical advances and new technologies available to you.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Hexaware Technologies

ERP Implementation: A Best Practices Guide for Small & Midsized Businesses
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover what is driving the trend toward small and midsized business (SMB) enterprise resource planning (ERP) adoption. Also, learn best practices for implementing ERP in your organization without breaking the bank.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Three Keys to Better Data-driven Decisions: What You Should Know… Right Now
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Small and midsized businesses often base their business decisions on inconsistent, flawed information that takes an inordinate amount of time and effort to access. Read this white paper to discover centralized analysis and reporting tools that can provide the necessary visibility to improve decision-making.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Three Pitfalls of Business Expansion And How You Can Avoid Them
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to leverage the power of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to overcome the pitfalls of business expansion.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Can Your Small Business Afford ERP?
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Neglecting to invest in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can significantly hinder continued growth and profitability for small businesses. Read this white paper to find out if your small business can afford ERP, and if you can afford to operate without it.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2011

SAP America, 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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