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Essential ERP - Current Market Trends - Part II
ERP applications are designed to optimize an organization’s underlying business processes — primarily accounting/financial, manufacturing, distribution, and

current market trend sap  ERP - Current Market Trends - Part II Essential ERP - Current Market Trends - Part II P.J. Jakovljevic - May 3, 2000   This is the second part of an extended note on the current market trends for Enterprise Resource Planning. The growth of ERP has been a direct result of the fierce global competition, short product life cycles, highly distributed operations, and information-driven management that characterize today's business environment. The vast majority of companies have always hoped to

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