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Finding the Key to Small Manufacturer's Profits - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series discussed the genesis of ProfitKey International, one of the longest-standing enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers for small

epicor rfp platform  capabilities that SYSPRO and Epicor offer via their Microsoft .NET -based environments . These shortcomings come on top of the more universal threats such as the dour economic conditions in the manufacturing space. Moreover, consolidation of competitors, in some cases, has resulted in stronger competition, while much larger players such as SAP, Oracle , and Microsoft Dynamics have long been trying to come down-market. Needless to say, competition has been using the bankruptcy state against ProfitKey in

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This RFP is focused on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of application software. The typical types of activities that these outsource providers perform include software development; software maintenance; software reengineering/rearchitecting; porting software to a new platform; defect correction and bug fixing; and software testing; etc. Application areas could include core applications, enterprise applications, web applications, integration between applications, mainframe applications, desktop applications, wireless applications, software packages, and games. 

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