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Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part Six: Looking to the Future
Unless all the functional modules have access to and use the same data in near real-time, unless all processes are fully integrated (so that, for example a

future research  Six: Looking to the Future Looking to the Future Today's enterprise applications are required as a matter of course to address more than the processes taking place within the walls of an enterprise. While Web-enablement and collaborative e-business will continue to be a major direction, easier enterprise applications integration and interconnectivity; more flexible pricing; embracement of plug-and-play applications that support commonly accepted standards (reflecting a reduced need to heavily customize

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Enterprise Applications--The Genesis and Future, Revisited Part Three: 2000s--Back to the Future


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future research  current use and its future developments. The following is the genesis of enterprise applications by era. ERP systems should help companies become leaner by integrating the basic transaction programs for all departments, allowing quick access to timely information. However, ERP inherited MRPII's basic drawbacks, which are the assumption of infinite capacity and the inflexibility of scheduling dates, preventing companies from taking full advantage of speedy information flow. This brings us to the still Read More

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