ERP

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

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SAP settles licensing dispute with AB InBev

SAP wanted $600 million in damages, both companies are keeping quiet about whether AB InBev paid.

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Sloan Valve two-steps its ERP upgrade in hybrid cloud switch

CIO Tom Coleman is shifting Sloan’s ERP operations to SAP S/4 HANA in two stages to enable the commercial plumbing products manufacturer to better reap the benefits of business insights and the cloud.

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Integrating your enterprise resource planning system with customer relationship management

Integrating new ERP software with their Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system provides a number of time-saving and data-related benefits.

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The best ERP systems: 10 enterprise resource planning tools compared

Picking a new enterprise resource planning system – or renewing with your existing ERP vendor – is a complex evaluation. To help you make the call, download this report based on 408 reviews submitted by ERP users.

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What is ERP? A guide to enterprise resource planning systems

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software standardizes, streamlines, and integrates business processes across finance, human resources, procurement, distribution, and other departments. Here's what you need to know about these key...

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Unveiling the ERP Pain-O-Meter

The experiences as an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software user and as an ERP software vendor have led to the formation of the ERP Pain-O-Meter.

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5 signs it’s time to upgrade your ERP system

Debating whether you should upgrade your ERP system? Here's a list of the key signs that your business is being held back by its current version.

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CRM vs. ERP: What's the difference and which do you need?

Both CRM and ERP systems handle contacts, companies, quotes, orders and forecasts… and they may handle line-item configuration, bundles, delivery schedules and invoices. Where does one start and the other stop? Behold this guide for...

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The battle between ERP and CRM for B2B commerce

Change can be intimidating, and ERP loyalists must either adapt or risk losing market share.

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The future of ERP is AI

Despite cultural barriers and legacy tech, AI is poised to take over ERP functions, with ERP vendors adding new machine learning features and enterprises keen to investigate.

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GDPR: prepare your ERP system

It's become clear that GDPR is an issue that businesses must start to plan and adjust for as soon as possible. Are you?

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Holiday greetings: some assembly required

The business equivalent of that phrase is even worse to hear during an ERP implementation...

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Why an outsourced ERP system support desk could be the answer

For many businesses, supporting their ERP system internally can prove to be a time-consuming and costly procedure. Outsourcing the requirements to a specialist service provider can often prove to be a more cost-effective decision.

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A year after Oracle buy, a focused NetSuite doubles down on verticals, midmarket

When Oracle first announced its agreement to acquire NetSuite, back in July 2016, there was widespread agreement in the tech industry that the deal could allow Oracle to serve a broader range of customers, expand to more vertical...

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Is strategic planning the key to IT cost optimization?

How a Fortune 500 company saved millions using this win-win negotiation tactic.

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5 ways newer ERP systems overcome traditional limitations

Few enterprises look forward to updating their ERP. It is hard work, not leading edge, and rarely enables the business to increase sales. When your enterprise requires an ERP refresh, take the following actions:Here's what you need to...

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11 common ERP mistakes and how to avoid them

Experts in enterprise resource planning software discuss some of the most common missteps IT leaders make when choosing, deploying and implementing an ERP system — and what they can do to prevent or circumvent them.

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Oracle leverages AI to push enterprise apps as users move to cloud

Ratcheting up the pace of enhancements to its software as a service (SaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) offerings, Oracle is riding the wave of companies that are ditching on-premises enterprise apps and heading to the cloud.

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