This is a transcript of an audio conference on Enterprise Resource Planning Systems presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS
to conduct a real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating ERP criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of the several major ERP vendors: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, Baan, Intentia, System Software Associates (SSA),Geac Computers, Industrial & Financial Systems (IFS), QAD, MAPICS, Symix Systems, Great Plains, and Lawson Software.
the criterion collection
criteria. This category, often the criterion most closely scrutinized by project teams that make sub-optimal product selections, should examine the initial product acquisition cost relative to its peers in a series of specific, predefined acquisition scenarios. In addition, it should also include longer-term costs, including maintenance fees, upgrade costs, training and implementation costs, and service and support fees. Traditionally, the best practice is to eliminate cost from the initial evaluation