Contrary to what vendors may contend, not all of them are able to provide an effective out-of-the-box solution that satisfies the critical requirements of an organization. In this case study from a recent selection engagement for an ETO mid-size manufacturer, we assess Oracle, J.D. Edwards, SAP, and IFS in terms of their ability to demonstrate alleged functionality of their products.
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in case was a predominantly engineer-to-order (ETO) manufacturing division of a large global corporation that, inter alia, operates within high-tech and aerospace industries; it needed to replace an over a decade-old, highly customized and disparate, islands of information, systems. The company had made considerable strides towards a Lean Manufacturing environment by acting on a number of initiatives, the upgrade and maintenance of the IT infrastructure being one. A lack of functionality and integration i