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Where Is ERP Headed (Or Better, Where Should It Be Headed)? Part 3: E-Business and Mid-Market Shakeout
This note discusses how ERP-driven e-business will have to extend well beyond providing business partners self-service portlets. It will have to allow trading

baan prices  & Company , and Baan Co ., account for close to 60% of total ERP revenue. Consolidation, mergers and acquisitions are expected to intensify. Over the last two years, the ERP market became stratified into growing and profitable vendors on one side, and stagnating and non-profitable vendors on the other side. The Y2K-problem caused market slump has been particularly hard on the smaller vendors. They have the same need to expand their offerings but much scarcer resources at their disposal to do this than

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Merchandising Systems

Merchandising systems are the enterprise back and front-office software solutions upon which the majority of retailers rely to manage and support their daily tasks. These systems typically record product performance, which allows buyers to purchase merchandise according to that information and to make accurate merchandise decisions. Moreover, retail systems have capabilities for tracking inventory, capturing sales data, and managing retail prices. 

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baan prices  SSA Global Technologies Geac Baan While a strong demand for services and incremental purchases of new extended-ERP functionality from existing client base, with a modest ooze of new accounts may not put the revitalized former ERP losers back on the top of the enterprise applications charts, they will likely remain safely in business and impede the mid-market forays of both Tier 1 brethren and the likes of Microsoft. Going forward in the near to mid term, enterprises will focus most of their budgets on Read More

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