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An Analyst's View of Process Industry SMB Challenges
Process manufacturing industries have distinct needs from an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Here’s an overview of what process manufacturing

balancing capacity vertical integration  must also have a formulation-balancing operation based on the premise that the QA group tests random samplings of production batches. The system needs the ability to adjust, through a program logic control (PLC) interface, any variations in materials used and external factors such as humidity, temperature, cool-down speeds, etc. Also, the material flow and consumption is recorded back into the ERP system. The system's routing functionalities reflect those capabilities as a requirement or not, depending

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ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)

Typically, ERP systems designed for services industries offer modules that provide back-office support, customer relationship management, time management, expense management, resource management, and project management capabilities. Depending on the vertical market, additional industry-specific functionality may be included to address unique business requirements. Consequently, project-centric systems for accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, and professional services industries will support project management functionality; whereas health care, field service, distribution, and government systems will support functionality unique to those vertical markets. 

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balancing capacity vertical integration  Their previous configuration included balancing 130 users working with 37 different databases creating an administrative nightmare. VF Corp implemented InforPM 10 and plans to have 250 users accessing the one consolidated database. They've also been able to reduce the number of manual standard and miscellaneous journal entries every month from 230 to less than 25. Table of Contents   Executive Summary Introduction A Structured Approach to Adopting Analytic BPM Applications 1. Requirements Definition ... Read More

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