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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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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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The Renewed Finance Function: Extending Performance Management Beyond Finance
The role of the finance team has changed recently, due to increased oversight from regulators, more active investors, and company-specific changes in business

investors company  chief strategy officer. While investors have always clamored for higher perform- ance and better returns when wouldn't they want more from their investments? investor expectations have driv- en CFOs and their teams toward enhancing business advi- sory capabilities, even in the face of daunting compliance requirements. By doing this well, say sources, the finance function can fulfill an expanded mandate as the steward of both controls and company performance. Says Cathy Cranston, senior vice president of

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Merchandising Systems RFI/RFP Template

Inventory Management, Inventory Optimization, Price Management, Revenue Management, Master, POS, Reports and Inquiries and Product Technology Get this template

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Kronos Prepping For Next Growth Phase


Two more investors putting their money into Kronos—opportunity for huge growth ahead. Get the details in P.J.'s post.

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investors company  Quaker Oats Company: A CHAMPS Customer Profile Quaker Oats has been an icon in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (US) since 1901. In 1979, Quaker sought a system for the storeroom function and purchasing department, and selected CHAMPS. In 1991, the company implemented the CHAMPS maintenance management functionality. Its internal team interfaced CHAMPS with the existing accounts payable system, for seamless data transfer between the maintenance and accounting departments. Read More

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investors company  Study: Multifaceted Company Upgrades ERP Application Case Study: Multifaceted Company Upgrades ERP Application If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. With enhanced enterprise productivity and insight from the SAP ERP application , you have the power needed to adapt quickly and cost effectively to changing business, market, and industry requirements with ERP solutions Source : SAP Resources Related to Multifaceted Company Read More

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