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The Post-implementation Agility of Enterprise Systems: An Analysis
Very few companies really run standard software applications as

post implementation issues  standard reports), current vendors' post-implementation flexibility (or lack thereof) might be enough. In fact, ERP system tables and parameters allow for fairly easily changing or adding new machines, operations, warehouses, and so on. Some might even say that the key design goal of such manufacturing- and supply chain management (SCM)-oriented environments is control, and that the supporting enterprise systems were designed to resist change (and not only because of architectural inabilities and product

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Supply Chain Management (SCM)

Supply chain management (SCM) solutions include applications for managing supplier, manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, and customer business processes. Addressing demand management, warehouse management, international trade logistics, transportation execution, and many other issues for a complete solution, this knowledge base will support your evaluation of an SCM suite. 

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Developing an Effective CMMS Implementation Plan


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