Organizations upgrading their old systems are finding that software now comes in large integrated packages that often contain more features or functionality than they had before and perhaps don’t really need. Many are taking the "Big Bang" approach of implementing everything at once, but that can prove more costly.
Traditional thinking would have you believe that a downturn in the economy would lead to an increase in interest for hosted and managed ERP solutions. While this may be true for some low hanging fruit and net new custom development that could take advantage of [...]
In 1990, an emerging application software methodology was officially dubbed Enterprise Resource Planning or ERP. While not a completely new concept, changes in technology made it more of a reality and allowed vendors to change the architecture of application software from stand-alone systems to integrated suites. [...]