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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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CA Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations
The varied product portfolio now under the SSA GT banner will take serious pondering and soul-searching and may likely act as a distraction from SSA GT's

cas interface 3  Unloads interBiz Collection Into SSA GT's Sanctuary Part 3: Challenges and User Recommendations Event Summary On April 8, SSA Global Technologies, Inc. (SSA GT) , a worldwide enterprise solutions and services provider, announced it had acquired the supply chain management (SCM), financial management and human resource (HR) management product lines of interBiz , the eBusiness applications division of Computer Associates International, Inc. (NYSE: CA). The acquisition will add many proven solutions to SSA

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cas interface 3  which is often the case, but an active participation in laying out the foundation—i.e., establishing your needs at present (the easy one) and in the future (not so easy). And while there is no denying that each step is relevant, laying the foundation is by far the most critical, as everything else follows suit. Understandably, many objectives with directional impact to the business are not always transmitted to the lower ranks for various reasons, such as the need to prevent possible leaks to Read More

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cas interface 3  round table Q&A. On occasion, individuals can break off into smaller meetings to continue a discussion. Another type of daily meeting is the updates made to project sponsors, where issues that require escalation (additional resources) can be discussed. More formal meetings with executive management can occur on a weekly or monthly basis. Project team members’ day-to-day work requires a decentralized, less micro-managed approach to permit the flexibility and latitude needed to obtain information that Read More

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