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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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Manufacturing 2007 Executive Summary
For a decade, IndustryWeek and the Manufacturing Performance Institute (MPI) Census of Manufacturers have provided data to US manufacturers. This year, MPI

format summary  presented either in the format presented on the survey or, where more meaningful, in descending order based on the percentage of responses for a particular answer category (i.e., the answer category with the highest percentage is listed first). Data for directive questions list the frequency (N) and the percentage of responses for each answer category. The tables for open-ended questions are presented with the frequency (N), mean, median, 25th percentile, and 75th percentile statistics. The Executive

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Linux and Open Source IT Services (Excel Format) RFI/RFP Template

OS and Application Services, Support Services, Consulting, Implementatation, and Reselling, Migration and Version Maintenance Services, Customization Services, Development Services, Security Servic... Get this template

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