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The Wheres of Electronic Procurement
An overview of one of the central issues facing a deployment of e-procurement: Who controls the software?

sap star rating business  large ERP vendors like SAP and Baan, Oracle, IBM, HP, and others. One way to implement a Marketplace model is to be completely Internet based, particularly on the buyer side. This would mean that no software resided on the buyer's own computers and that all operations were done by means of browsers. A second approach would put specialized software on the desktops of the purchasing company's employees, but house network of vendors centrally on the Internet. Figure 5 is a suggestive comparison of the three

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Business Intelligence (BI)

Business intelligence (BI) and performance management applications enable real-time, interactive access, analysis, and manipulation of mission-critical corporate information. These applications provide users with valuable insights into key operating information to quickly identify business problems and opportunities. Users are able to access and leverage vast amounts of information to analyze relationships and understand trends that ultimately support business decisions. These tools prevent the potential loss of knowledge within the enterprise that results from massive information accumulation that is not readily accessible or in a usable form. It is an umbrella term that ties together other closely related data disciplines including data mining, statistical analysis, forecasting, and decision support. 

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