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State of the Market: HR
More than ever, executives are looking to transform human resources (HR) from a seemingly low-priority function into a strategic part of the business. This

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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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vertical market segments  niche specialists in some vertical segments, it really becomes a case of fighting for the crumbs. Although during a blossoming market this is less of a problem, and therefore high levels of consistent growth throughout the 90s has seen many of these vendors grow to a significant size, it is no longer the case. Therefore, growth and market expansion through acquisition has lately been the most viable option. In the case of Exact and Kewill, it is a logical move to counteract recent Microsoft expansion in Read More

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