ERP applications are designed to optimize an organization's underlying business processes - accounting/financial, manufacturing, distribution, and human resources/payroll.
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warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), reporting, etc.). While during the last two years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-Business, the scope of this document is limited to the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The Three Major Functional areas of ERP are as follows: