ERP Articles

Reengineering and its Impact on ERP Sales
What This Article Covers Reengineering and Michael Hammer & James Champy Michael Hammer & James Champy Foundational Assumption Regarding IT Reengineering and ERP as Natural Bedfellows Some Interesting Questions to Consider About Re-engineering The Evidence for Re-engineering Being the Elixer for IT Improvement The Reality ...
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SAP Labs Publishes Dishonest Paper About ERP
What This Article Covers Interesting Quote on ERP Commodification How Accurate Were the Predictions The Problem with Industry Promoted Fake Research Introduction "Some mature information technologies, such as ERP systems and relational databases, are now undergoing commoditization, much like what happened in the automotive and ...
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A Marketing Strategy Software Vendors Against the Big ERP Centric Vendors
What This Article Covers Keep Modest at All Costs, Show your Application as "Complimentary" My View on This Strategy The Evidence for the Benefits of the ERP-Centric Approach? The Truth on the Decline of Integration Costs? A Different Strategy Surprise Surprise! Introduction I have spent quite a ...
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Analysis of Rimini Street's Presentation on ERP Support
What This Articles Rimini Street's Paper Analysis of Rimini Street's Quotations Introduction Rimini Street wrote the article 10 Telltale Signs of that it is Time to Change in Your ERP Strategy. This is a document that focuses on the history of ERP and ERP support ...
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ERP Versus Custom Development for Core Functions
What This Article Covers Custom Development Versus ERP Introduction The research paper ERP for SMEs - is proprietary software an alternative provides interesting quotations and perspective on the concept behind using an ERP system versus custom developed solutions. Many managers have excluded the possibility of ...
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How to Understand Overmapping Functionality to ERP
What This Article Covers Proposals on ERP Oracle and the US Air Force The Real Story on Mapping Functionality to ERP Introduction It is often assumed that the more applications that are not-ERP, the more the overall solution will cost. There is no evidence for ...
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ERP System Trojan Horse
 What This Article Covers How Competition in Enterprise Software Works The ERP System and Horizontal Enterprise Software Competition Industry Consolidation Ignoring The Reduction in Choice What is Account Control? The ERP System as the Queen ERP-Centric Strategy? Introduction This history of enterprise software is a ...
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Global Instances of SAP
What This Article Covers What is a Single Global Software Instance? The Conceptual Appeal of Single Global Instances Regional Differences in Political Power and Conflicting Interests Getting the Real Story on an Application from the Hosting Region (Headquarters) Positives and Negatives of Standardization Identifying Opportunities ...
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What This Article Covers What is ECS? What are Symptoms of ECS? How to Manage ECS Introduction This was going to be a very different article than the type I ordinarily write. Today I want to talk about a serious topic. You see there is a ...
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Enterprise Software
What This Article Covers The Objectivity of Those that Work in Enterprise Software. The Hidden Income that Gravitates to Those that are Subjective. Why Being Objective is Bad for One's Career. The Assumption of Objectivity from Information Providers. Introduction This sub-blog focuses on how little ...
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Oracle ERP-1
 What This Article Covers Background on the Waste with Tier 1 ERP Systems The Team Effort for Required for the Analytical Failure Tips for Interpreting the Book Background on Big ERP In the SCM Focus Press book The Real Story Behind ERP: Separating Fact from ...
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No ERP-2
What This Article Covers Background on OEMs that do Not Need to Explode the BOM Does A Company That Performs No Manufacturing and No Distribution Require an ERP System? Alternate Designs to Exploding the BOM with MRP. If MRP is Required, Must it Come From ...
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No MRP-2
What This Article Covers How Much Does MRP and BOM Explosion Help Companies that Use Contract Manufacturing? Do Companies that Outsource Need to Have a Manufacturing BOM in Their Supply Planning System? The Alternative Design 1: MRP at Finished Good Level at OEM How Much ...
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