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It may not be the sexiest use of a hot technology, but helping companies align manufacturing and inventory processes is one of the most critical applications of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) . In fact, according to Aberdeen Group, ERP systems and their MRP (Material Requirements Planning) pr...
So how does it work? By providing real-time data regarding inventory information and the production process, an ERP system delivers numerous benefits including:
To render ERP a worthy investment, companies should search for solutions that possess a series of key features and capabilities. These include:
1. Mobile functionality: Studies suggest that enterprise mobile workers will make up 73 percent of the workforce by 2012. That's all the more reason to select an ERP solution that provides remote access to its database and processes. In fact, an ERP system with mobile functionality lets worke...
Integration is the underlying strength of ERP software. By cultivating a single view of company data, the organization can substantially improve information flow, data consistency, and collaboration across department boundaries.
When evaluating ERP, manufacturers should consider several key attributes that generally define ERP software: