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10 Strategies for Choosing a Mid-market ERP Solution
For a midsized company, finding the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a tall order@but that’s not always a bad thing. Now, big-name vendors are

select erp crm solution advisor  fields. Instead, you must select from a choice of predetermined answer options. Strativia has helped many companies develop ERP systems using a variety of solutions, including SaaS and packages from Oracle and NetSuite Inc. In addition to being clean, data must be kept up-to-date, according to Bill Munn, president of Com V Ltd., a consulting and training firm that works with enterprises on ERP and other endeavors. If data is not current and if it isn't maximized to produce conquest sales, as well as

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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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Field Service Management (FSM)

Field service management (FSM) software is a set of functionalities for organizations or departments within organizations that have as main focus the intallation, maintanance, reparing, and meter reading for industries relying heaviling on equipment. FSM workers require functionality for customer engagement management, service and asset management as well as workforce management. Since most activities in FSM take place outside of the office, mobility is a big component of the a FSM software solutions. Typically, FSM software is not used as a stand-alone solution, as it needs to integrate with Financials, ERP, CRM and EAM to ensure accurate data exchange. Even if its main purpose is to maintain and repair equipment, it can also be used to gather customer satisfaction and equipment performance feedback. To allocate human resources efficiently, workforce management is an integral part of an FSM system. 

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