As a result of this push towards full eBusiness integration, businesses face challenges that force them to push the envelope of business information systems. ERP grew from its predecessors of MRP and MRP II, constantly expanding its solution footprint to address more and more of the needs of the enterprise. As you approach eBusiness, whether you do so eagerly or are dragged there kicking and screaming, you will find your business much more exposed.
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The inward focus of ERP and its predecessors has had an insular effect on companies. It has been one of the barriers some companies have erected to protect themselves from the reality of our changing world. And they have survived, some have even prospered by simply focusing on producing a high quality product, at a reasonable price, delivered on time. But most of these companies are already feeling the pressure of our changing economic climate. They are finding that standard products, which they can