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 three generic phases of software engineering


State of the MES Software Marketplace
Despite predictions that it would be subsumed by enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors encroaching from above and automation vendors encroaching from below

three generic phases of software engineering  through each of these three steps. There are some issues that are unique to making a smart MES selection-one where you’re essentially entrusting the management of your manufacturing processes to the quality, fit, and flexibility of a packaged solution. Of key importance is how well it maps to your business, technology, and agility requirements. On the business front, you want to know your software will deliver the most bang for the buck. With regards to technology, you need to ensure that it integrates

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ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)

Typically, ERP systems designed for services industries offer modules that provide back-office support, customer relationship management, time management, expense management, resource management, and project management capabilities. Depending on the vertical market, additional industry-specific functionality may be included to address unique business requirements. Consequently, project-centric systems for accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, and professional services industries will support project management functionality; whereas health care, field service, distribution, and government systems will support functionality unique to those vertical markets. 

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