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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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A Short Guide to Wikis
What’s all this hype about wikis anyway? According to Gartner’s Hype Cycle, wikis are descending from the crest of a hype wave and coasting into areas where

describing words a  ink was given to describing the rise of corporate blogging, the recent attention has now turned to wikis. Wikis are most commonly defined as a type of website that allows a large number of users to add and edit content in a highly collaborative manner. According to Wikipedia, the largest wiki in existence, wiki’s are “a simplification of the process of creating HTML web pages combined with a system that records each individual change that occurs over time, so that at any time, a page can be reverted

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

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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