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Businesses of all sizes and in all industries are finding it difficult and costly to update and modify enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems after installation. The question isn?t whether a typical ERP solution supports change, but rather at what cost? Learn what midsize companies are doing about maintaining, modifying, and updating their ERP systems post-implementation, and what you could be doing better.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Change Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Solutions Architecture, Management Practices, UNIT4
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer great value to companies, but choosing the right ERP system can be overwhelming. To choose the system and vendor that can best meet your needs, you need the tools that can help you address the business goals of your enterprise and mitigate the risks involved in a selection project. You can apply these concepts to a variety of ERP selection processes. Learn more.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Risk Management, Software Selection, Cincom Systems
As time passes, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems drift further and further into misalignment with enterprise goals, strategies, and tactics. Eventually your legacy ERP system begins to interfere with your company?s ability to operate efficiently. Examine ERP evaluation criteria and techniques, and equip yourself with the tools and knowledge you need to measure your current ERP system?s effectiveness.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Change Management, Decision Making, Decision Making Considerations, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IT Solutions Architecture, Legacy Connectivity, Software Selection, Strategy, Cincom Systems
Although companies typically find it easy to accumulate data from their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, it often remains unusable or unavailable to the decision makers who need it. Learn how deploying automated tools for report building, planning, and budgeting, as well as other applications such as business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM) can help your company make the most of its ERP data.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), End-User Query and Reporting, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IBM
Business intelligence (BI) is a priority for many organizations, promising enhanced visibility and improved efficiencies. But for those with existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, implementing or updating a BI program raises especially interesting challenges. This set of vendor-neutral articles outlines best practices for creating or optimizing BI programs that effectively leverage existing ERP investments.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IBM
Organizations may find it easy to accumulate data from their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, but that information often remains unusable to decision makers. A popular solution is to deploy automated tools for reporting, planning, and budgeting, as well as applications like business intelligence (BI) and performance management (PM). Find out how IBM Cognos BI and PM solutions work with SAP ERP systems.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Business Performance Management (BPM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), IBM
Packaged enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems can be expensive and resource-intensive to implement, but they are critical to business. Disruptions due to application failures, performance problems, or unavailability come at a high price. ERP systems are highly change-oriented and must adapt; as a result, ERP teams are struggling to keep up. This white paper focuses on the issues surrounding the automation of the application life cycle for ERP systems. IDC conducted in-depth interviews with fifteen large PeopleSoft customers to better understand their challenges and needs.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Newmerix, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
The benefits from enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been well documented. However, its return on investment (ROI) is rarely satisfactory. The failure of an ERP package can be disastrous, but by understanding how to deliver a positive ROI, and by following a business process and business technology optimization strategy, companies can reduce the total cost of ERP system ownership.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Return on Investment (ROI), Total Cost Analysis (TCO), Patni Computer Systems Limited, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Sermatech Manufacturing Group, a producer of precision components for the aerospace industry, was at a crossroads with its business management software. Its original 1980s software was outdated, and it needed a more robust system to guarantee company-wide access to real-time operations data. After researching numerous enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, Sermatech turned to Enhanced Systems & Services? Finesse ERP system.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Enhanced Systems & Services, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Manufacturing
Many manufacturers have already implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. That?s why questions about the need for an additional system to track, analyze, and manage costs are no surprise. Does it replace the entire ERP system? Is there additional work for cost personnel? While each user of enterprise cost systems uses them differently, the road to success lies in using them in conjunction with ERP systems.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Costing/Part Definition, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, 3C Software, Manufacturing
As the solution of choice for many companies, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have helped many manufacturers operate more efficiently and effectively. By streamlining business operations, ERP systems can solve many of the problems faced by today?s manufacturing companies?and help them become leaner and more competitive. Find out how an ERP solution can work for your company.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Business Intelligence (BI), Data Management and Analysis, Data Warehouse, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), File Management, IT Infrastructure, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Operating System, Process Manufacturing, Technology Tools and Methods, Global Shop Solutions, Manufacturing
While the concept of lean manufacturing is well established in traditional manufacturing industries, its adoption in printing and packaging has been slow. Many companies have yet to fully realize the benefits of a holistic implementation. Find out how and when you should implement enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems for a faster transition to lean processes?and improve efficiency and quality while reducing waste.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Analysis and Planning, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Production Planning, Software Selection, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Radius Solutions
For large organizations, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems promise big gains by helping grow revenue and increase productivity. But can ERP benefit small to medium businesses (SMBs) in the same way? With the increasing number of SMBs, tailored mid-market ERP solutions are now emerging. To reap the full benefit of ERP, however, SMBs must be ready to use it to its fullest capabilities. Find out how.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Needs Analysis, Software Selection, InsideERP, Industry Independent
Organizations preparing to meet globalization head on face a complex set of business and technology challenges?from the supply chain complexity of entering new markets to the need for global visibility and standardized business processes. Learn how globally implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and integrated business processes are helping companies exploit new markets and lower manufacturing costs.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Localization, Manufacturing Management, Practices and Business Issues, Project and Process Management, Translation, Translation and Localization, SAP
Due to acquisitions, Zurn?manufacturer and distributor of plumbing products?was running three disparate enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Financial reporting and data sharing across business units was time-consuming. To handle current and future business needs, Zurn wanted an integrated ERP system that would provide up-to-date accounting, sales, and warehouse data. Find out about the integrated ERP Zurn chose.
Related to Planning ERP Systems: Accounting and Financial Management, Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Discrete Manufacturing, Distribution and Warehousing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, Microsoft
 
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