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ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)

Typically, ERP systems designed for services industries offer modules that provide back-office support, customer relationship management, time management, expense management, resource management, and project management capabilities. Depending on the vertical market, additional industry-specific functionality may be included to address unique business requirements. Consequently, project-centric systems for accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, and professional services industries will support project management functionality; whereas health care, field service, distribution, and government systems will support functionality unique to those vertical markets. 

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computer service providers  IBM Global Services (vertical: Computer products and services), Informatica (vertical: data warehouses) and possibly such giants as AT&T and WorldCom (vertical: Telecommunications) are examples of this breed of service provider. Generally they are legacy organizations that see real growth opportunity, sense the need to re-invent themselves to survive, or are merely remarketing themselves with current jargon without any basic change in what they provide. It should be pointed out that the situation is Read More

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