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

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SAP wants to woo businesses back to its CRM

Woo, not sue: That's SAP's new strategy for dealing with customers that want to access their core ERP data through a cloud-based CRM system.

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Best HCM software: Comparing 7 human capital management platforms

Human capital management applications cover a lot of ground — from benefits administration to talent acquisition. This report summary will help you get started in your evaluation process, with user reviews based on product features...

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Implementing SAP S4/HANA digital core – Don’t be a prisoner to unnecessary costs

Program managers must regularly check the health of four different kinds of relationships to increase their chances of developing a successful program. Otherwise, they'll face their own version of the 'Prisoner's Dilemma.'

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Why CFOs (and CIOs) are finally embracing cloud ERP

Cloud plus AI could turn enterprise resource planning software into true expert systems.

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Indirect access: SAP offers a new way to pay

SAP is inviting customers to pay for its software per record created when they access it indirectly through third-party apps and services, and not per named user as it does today.

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How to select the right ERP system solution

With any large software purchase, it's important to understand the steps involved to ensure the procurement processes runs as smoothly as possible.

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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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