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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)
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The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as or...
 

 wrong rock syndrom


PeopleSoft Remains Rock-Hard And Economy Proof
PeopleSoft again exceeded Wall Street estimates in another stellar quarterly performance, with more than 100 new customers and with more than half the deals for

wrong rock syndrom  when things start going wrong. SAP , Oracle and Siebel will also be much more alert and will bide their time to lambaste PeopleSoft, instead of letting it grow unnoticed in their back yard while they are busy bickering amongst themselves. These vendors can also tout deeper and broader functionality in some areas, e.g. trade exchanges. PeopleSoft also has to execute the assimilation of smaller software vendors, which it recently acquired in order to fill the gaps in its e-business infrastructure offering.

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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