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Intuitive Manufacturing Systems Shows Maturity in Adolescent Age Part Two: Market Impact
Intuitive is one of the vendors that have long attempted to mitigate the actual and perceived barriers to enterprise resource planning (ERP) acceptance by

hierarchy of a typical manufacturing company  or down the production hierarchy (multilevel) to track the source and use relationships, and then to visualize those relationships, graphically display problems areas in the schedule, and highlight the effects of things like new orders or a late-arriving material delivery. While ATP functionality just interrogates and analyzes the current production plan, CTP is actually an advanced planning process that can generate new planned orders. In other words, if through ATP simulation the user is unable to find

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The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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