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Don’t Forget to Factor In Mobile ERP When Selecting a New ERP System
A 2011 study of mid-market manufacturers sought to understand the nature of demand for mobile access to enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other enterprise

related topics platform scale  a number of topics related to mobile ERP, including the degree to which respondents could currently access enterprise technology from a mobile device, the types of mobile applications and interfaces they were most interested in and the degree to which mobile ERP will change the way we work. Among the key findings: Manufacturing professionals view the mobile interface as an important consideration in enterprise software selection. Few respondents currently rate access to enterprise software from their

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