2011 Trends Report: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) automates many aspects of an organization’s operations, cascading across traditional boundaries of operations, finance, manufacturing, and more. As such, changes in the ERP market can cause a ripple effect in an organization’s business. In this report, five Focus experts share eight of their 2011 predictions for ERP, so you can plan your business around these changing tides and trends.

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MRP II and the U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance

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The Case for Cloud ERP in Manufacturing: Alleviating Outdated Concerns

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