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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...
 

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How to Overcome the Limits of Enterprise Software
Is your enterprise software really making you more competitive? After all, for years you’ve had to make expensive trade-offs between application dependability

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