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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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Does your ERP provider run your business?

Your ERP provider can inadvertently run your business, instead of your business processes shaping your ERP system.

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Oracle refreshes entire SaaS line, aiming to fuel cloud momentum

As the migration of businesses to the cloud picks up steam, Oracle is intent on keeping up.

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What is ERP? A guide to enterprise resource planning systems

ERP combines software systems from departments like finance, human resources and warehouse management into a single, integrated software program that runs off a single database so that the various departments can more easily share...

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Workflow automation: How printers are solving the paper problem

Incorporating paper-based processes into digital workflows may no longer be a roadblock to full automation.

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Enterprise software fuels IT spending as CIOs become builders again

Companies are refreshing enterprise software platforms for the cloud era and stitching together new systems to support digital business projects, triggering an uptick in IT spending worldwide.

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15 famous ERP disasters, dustups and disappointments

It's no wonder ERP has such a bad reputation: The history surrounding the complex and expensive enterprise software market is packed with tales of vendor mud-slinging, outrageous hype and epic failures.

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Future-proof your business with cloud ERP

why cloud ERP is important to your business success today (and tomorrow)

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Zuora blazes a new trail to the subscription economy and a post-ERP world

Old ERP tools built for traditional business models aren't up to the demands of a fast-moving marketplace that demands flexibility. Zuora founder and CEO Tien Tzuo, who coined the phrase "subscription economy" says the time has come...

Legacy processes are holding back your digital business

Having a digital business model isn't about online sales, and it’s not just about technology; it’s about using technology to support a flexible, connected operating model. But in many organizations, technology has outpaced process.

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CIO May/June Digital Magazine: Making waves with immersive technologies

Immersive technologies, including augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality, don’t easily fit at most businesses today. But some early successes prove opportunity does exist in enterprise.

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Building the confidence to go-live

Anyone who has been responsible for a major ERP go-live can attest to the following scenario: when it's time to go-live, there will be a tsunami of pressure that starts to build from the business against going live. This article...

NetSuite launches spate of ERP products and features

NetSuite launched a unified cloud service called SuiteSuccess and HR product SuitePeople at SuiteWorld 2017.

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How to run your small business with free open source software

From alternatives to Microsoft Office to full-blown ERP systems, open source software can provide free options for small businesses that don't have the budget for big-ticket enterprise applications.

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MillerCoors seeks $100M in damages from IT contractor

MillerCoors is suing IT services firm HCL in federal court over what began as an approximately $53 million software deployment.

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Why the subscription economy is the future of business

Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo says subscription-based companies are growing nine times faster than product companies and explains why ‘subscription relationship management’ platforms will replace existing ERP and CRM systems.

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Hybrid ERP matures as companies develop better strategies

Developing new strategies to ensure that cloud and on-premises ERP systems play nice together is just one part of the hybrid challenge.

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Your ERP project can be improved by... ’80s movie quotes?

Implementing a new ERP system is a full-contact sport. As the project lead, you need to deal with a new technology, competing priorities for scarce resources, multiple vendors and a very stressful environment. You need to be ready to...

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Get your company ready for artificial intelligence

Companies need to resolve issues regarding data quality, ERP and business process improvement first, before implementing artificial intelligence solutions.

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