This is a transcript of an audio conference on Enterprise Resource Planning Systems presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS
to conduct a real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating ERP criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of the several major ERP vendors: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, Baan, Intentia, System Software Associates (SSA),Geac Computers, Industrial & Financial Systems (IFS), QAD, MAPICS, Symix Systems, Great Plains, and Lawson Software.
access through support for HTML and Java. This stage has almost been completed by a majority of ERP vendors. The next stage, which has only recently begun, is to extend the ERP applications themselves to the Web, where they can be accessed and run by outside partners and customers. With an Internet-only ERP system in place, client-side software upgrades become unnecessary. Browser-based applications significantly simplify the training, and tying together faraway locations of an enterprise becomes simpler