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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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Choice, Performance and Agility at any Scale
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Broad adoption of real-time analytics, cloud solutions, big data initiatives and virtualization is transforming the data center. View this solution brief to learn more about how data centers are evolving to improve performance and agility at any scale.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

ERP: How to Enable Greater Visibility and Improve Project Control
sponsored by Automic
CASE STUDY: Explore this paper to learn what automation platform Thales UK, a manufacturing company that provides services for the aerospace, defense, transportation and security markets, deployed to build one process definition that could be easily migrated between their systems and business divisions with simple parameter changes.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Automic

The Rise of the Postmodern ERP and Enterprise Applications World
sponsored by Workday
RESOURCE: Find out what you need to know about the coming age of postmodern ERP and enterprise applications, and recommendations for preparation.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

Workday

The Science of Selling: Leveraging Analytics and Big Data to Win More Deals
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This Harvard Business Review report addresses findings from Jim Dickie, Managing Partner with CSO Insights, on how analytics can support a science-based sales culture and generate insights that dramatically improve performance.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Oracle Corporation

Oracle e-business suite financial close processes
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: If you're scrambling to meet financial reporting deadlines or stay compliant, automation can help. Dive into this white paper that explores the key capabilities that can help your organization automate the financial close period.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Automic

The Real Cost of ERP Systems
sponsored by Exact Software
EGUIDE: Get a better idea of how to better predict ERP costs and savings from expert Steven Phillips.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Exact Software

Manufacturing Gets a Boost from Two-Tier ERP
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: Two-tier ERP is serious business for organizations struggling at the administrative, corporate level of manufacturing.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

TOPICS:  ERP | ERP Software
SearchManufacturingERP

CW Buyer's Guide to Business Process Automation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at how to facilitate and manage the growing role of workload automation in the enterprise in this 10-page buyer's guide.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 22 Aug 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

5 Tips to Simplify Your Financial Consolidation Process
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the various financial consolidation solutions that can streamline and add value to existing processes and systems. Inside, take note of the 5 tips to help you simplify your consolidation process.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Prophix Software

Corporate Performance Management: Top Benefits for Finance
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This guide explains how corporate performance management (CPM) can offer value to your company and clarifies the benefits that it can bring to your finance department. Read on to learn why spreadsheets are not enough anymore, and how CPM plays a major role in workflow, calculations, data analysis, and consolidation.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Prophix Software

12 Best Practices to Help Avoid Planning & Budgeting Woes
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn how you can improve business management through the application of budgeting and planning best practices, and discover 12 best practices that have been adopted by leading companies.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Prophix Software

How Do You Select ERP for Defense Manufacturing? – Podcast
sponsored by IFS
PODCAST: Find out how the unique characteristics of defense manufacturing operations affect their needs in the area of enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2014

IFS

Building Managing and Protecting Private Cloud Environments
sponsored by Egenera
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to find out about a private cloud solution that takes the stress out of building, managing and protecting a private cloud.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2014

Egenera

ERP for Oil and Gas Industry Suppliers - Podcast
sponsored by IFS
PODCAST: Find out how enterprise resource planning (ERP) is helping companies in the oil and gas industry meet the latest market demands.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2014

IFS

Leverage ERP for Sales and Operations Planning
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about S&OP and how your organization should leverage it to track the efforts of sales and operations over time.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

IFS

Why and How to Achieve Global ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out why many mid-market businesses are turning to global enterprise resource planning (ERP) to achieve a successful global business expansion.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IFS

Selecting ERP for Your EPCI Contracting Business
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the demands that an EPCI contractor places on an enterprise application, and gain insight into why ERP is so helpful for EPCI contractors, what to look for during the ERP selection process, and more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2008

IFS

Selecting ERP for ETO Manufacturing
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses 5 essential points to consider for ETO ERP success. Hint, here's one now: Make sure that whatever software you are looking at has functionality for project control and monitoring. Read on for 4 more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IFS

Selecting ERP for Enterprise Agility
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out what Service Orientated Architecture (SOA) really is and what it could do for your business
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

5 Power Gen ERP Lessons From the Manufacturing Industry
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 power generation ERP lessons from the manufacturing industry.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

IFS

Mobile ERP Platform FAQs
sponsored by SYSPRO
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Today's workers need access to business applications even when they're not at a desk -- especially in the manufacturing industry. This white paper provides answers to FAQs about a mobile development platform that also offers free apps that come with the software, including apps for customer queries, sales orders, expense issues, and more.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

SYSPRO

Selecting ERP For Your Defense Manufacturing Business
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how the unique characteristics of defense manufacturing operations affect their needs in the area of enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

IFS

Selecting ERP for Oil and Gas Industry Contractors and Vendors
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the market trends affecting vendors in the oil and gas industry, and how enterprise technology can help ensure success.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

IFS

Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

3 Tips for Integrating Field Service Management Software with ERP
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Dive deep into three questions to better prepare your business for a successful service management software and enterprise resource planning (ERP) integration.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IFS
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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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