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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

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Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Market Trends
In this unique question and answer series, vendors were given the opportunity to put forth their views on market trends, platform approaches, and mid-market

3i cafm  their stacks. IFS , 3i-Infotech , and IQMS use Oracle database only. Lawson Software now offers the IBM WebSphere AS only, and a number of Microsoft-centric vendors have long been using SQL Server only. Possibly the most ambitious of these new offerings is Infor 's recently unveiled Infor Open SOA blueprint, which will be based on an event-driven architecture (EDA). With EDA, users can deploy and upgrade interoperable applications and software components with little or no disruption to other enterprise

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

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