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MAPICS XA Expands BI Offering Through Partnership With Vanguard
MAPICS XA expands its Business Intelligence (BI) offerings via a partnership with the Vanguard Solutions Group. With GPS, MAPICS has taken a critical step

client partnership  for un-tethered users. Web Client - thin client OLAP (on-line analytical processing) capabilities allows dynamic graphing and reporting that can be used un-tethered. Extension Builder - Meta data maintenance tool used to extend and customize GPS. Market Impact Yvonne Genovese, Research Director, Enterprise and Supply Chain Management at Gartner Group expressed her view on MAPICS and GPS thus: The MAPICS XA product has a rich database. But, like most other ERP products, translating the data stored withi

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ERP for the Oil and Gas Industry (Upstream)

The model of ERP systems for the upstream oil and gas sector addresses the particularly specialized business model of this industry. It is common practice for companies, individuals, and government agencies to form partnerships to explore, develop, and share production of oil wells. More often than not, this is a short-term alliance rather than a long-term partnership, and business structuring must therefore be flexible at initial set-up and throughout the lifespan of the venture. This model of ERP systems includes criteria for financials, human resources, production data capture and reporting, maintenance management, and supply chain management (SCM) functionality. 

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