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  • on-premise and cloud infrastructures
  • integration, financials
  • manufacturing management
  • supply chain management
  • digital transformation
  • analytics
  • inventory management
  • asset management
  • product lifecycles
  • internet of things (IoT)
  • artificial intelligence (AI)
  • sales
  • operational planning

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What does digital transformation in finance really mean?

Digital technology can transform finance processes and create better data to drive revenue and customer satisfaction. So what's holding back digital transformation?

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  • supply chain security

    Supply chain security is the part of supply chain management (SCM) that focuses on minimizing risk for supply chain, logistics and transportation management systems (TMS).

  • Bullwhip Effect

    The bullwhip effect is a supply chain phenomenon describing how small fluctuations in demand at the retail level can cause progressively larger fluctuations in demand at the wholesale, distributor, manufacturer and raw material supplier levels.

  • overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)

    Overall equipment effectiveness is a measure of manufacturing operations performance and productivity, expressed in a percentage.

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Digital transformation

In the digital economy, figuring out the best digital transformation strategy for your company and the technology that supports it -- such as the right ERP system -- is critical. This resource provides the best answers to your questions on how your company can become a digital leader and best-in-class enterprise. It also explores digital transformation trends, real-life journeys, how to overcome challenges, and platforms that give you a competitive edge.

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  • Bullwhip Effect

    The bullwhip effect is a supply chain phenomenon describing how small fluctuations in demand at the retail level can cause progressively larger fluctuations in demand at the wholesale, distributor, manufacturer and raw material supplier levels.

  • computer-aided software engineering (CASE)

    Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) describes a broad set of labor-saving tools used in software development.

  • digital core

    Digital core is the technology platforms and applications that allow organizations to transform into digital businesses and meet the new needs of the digital economy.

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Supply chain management

In today's increasingly complex and global business landscape, supply chain management is an important differentiator for companies today. To help, this section on ERP and supply chain management provides expert advice on choosing and implementing supply chain management software, logistics software, analytics, and supply chain visibility technology, as well as planning for market demands and adhering to best practices.

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  • supply chain security

    Supply chain security is the part of supply chain management (SCM) that focuses on minimizing risk for supply chain, logistics and transportation management systems (TMS).

  • Bullwhip Effect

    The bullwhip effect is a supply chain phenomenon describing how small fluctuations in demand at the retail level can cause progressively larger fluctuations in demand at the wholesale, distributor, manufacturer and raw material supplier levels.

  • supply chain planning (SCP)

    Supply chain planning (SCP) is the component of supply chain management (SCM) involved with predicting future requirements to balance supply and demand.

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ERP financials

A long-time foundation of back-end enterprise systems, ERP financials software remains an important piece of accurately reporting a company's bottom line. Let our editors and industry experts give you a tour through modern ERP financial management systems, with a focus on accounting, analytics, procurement, compliance and corporate performance management.

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  • Bullwhip Effect

    The bullwhip effect is a supply chain phenomenon describing how small fluctuations in demand at the retail level can cause progressively larger fluctuations in demand at the wholesale, distributor, manufacturer and raw material supplier levels.

  • cost of goods sold (COGS)

    Cost of goods sold (COGS) is the total of the costs directly attributable to producing goods. It includes material and labor costs but not indirect costs such as sales, marketing and distribution. In accounting, it is a standard item in the expense section of a company's income statement.

  • intangible asset

    Intangible assets are those assets that are based off non-physical assets.

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ERP infrastructure

When it comes to ERP infrastructure, companies long ago shed their "on-premises only" views. Our independent reporting brings you advice from peers and experts about ERP infrastructure planning, which now must include discussions about cloud-based approaches, hybrid setups and mobile ERP. Also learn how to maintain on-premises ERP infrastructures.

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  • Bullwhip Effect

    The bullwhip effect is a supply chain phenomenon describing how small fluctuations in demand at the retail level can cause progressively larger fluctuations in demand at the wholesale, distributor, manufacturer and raw material supplier levels.

  • two-tier ERP

    Two-tier ERP is a technology strategy taken by large, multinational enterprises that uses tier 1 ERP for financials and other core common processes at the corporate level and tier 2 ERP for divisions, subsidiaries and smaller locations of the company to address specific needs.

  • ERP (enterprise resource planning)

    ERP, or enterprise resource planning, is a modular software system designed to integrate the main functional areas of an organization's business processes into a unified system.

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ERP selection and implementation

ERP software selection and implementation options have increased noticeably as the cloud gains greater acceptance from companies -- and as small- and medium-sized businesses demand more from ERP software providers. Check out the latest news and read expert suggestions about ERP integration best practices. Also, independent case studies provide lessons learned from peers.

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  • NetSuite

    NetSuite is a business technology vendor based in San Mateo, California.

  • two-tier ERP

    Two-tier ERP is a technology strategy taken by large, multinational enterprises that uses tier 1 ERP for financials and other core common processes at the corporate level and tier 2 ERP for divisions, subsidiaries and smaller locations of the company to address specific needs.

  • ERP (enterprise resource planning)

    ERP, or enterprise resource planning, is a modular software system designed to integrate the main functional areas of an organization's business processes into a unified system.

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Manufacturing management

With enterprise resource planning's long history in manufacturing processes, the field of ERP manufacturing management continues to excite businesses with new developments and technology innovations. News on manufacturing and automation software is coupled with the latest expert advice about how to best use 3D printing and industrial internet of things applications.

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  • overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)

    Overall equipment effectiveness is a measure of manufacturing operations performance and productivity, expressed in a percentage.

  • Demand Planning

    Demand planning is the process of forecasting the demand for a product or service so it can be produced and delivered more efficiently and to the satisfaction of customers.

  • computer-aided software engineering (CASE)

    Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) describes a broad set of labor-saving tools used in software development.

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  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

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  • Cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.

  • data breach

    A data breach is a confirmed incident in which sensitive, confidential or otherwise protected data has been accessed and/or ...

  • zero-day (computer)

    A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the ...

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  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...

  • business continuity policy

    Business continuity policy is the set of standards and guidelines an organization enforces to ensure resilience and proper risk ...

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  • business impact analysis (BIA)

    Business impact analysis (BIA) is a systematic process to determine and evaluate the potential effects of an interruption to ...

  • RAID (redundant array of independent disks)

    RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks to ...

  • dedicated cloud

    A dedicated cloud is a single-tenant cloud infrastructure, which essentially acts as an isolated, single-tenant public cloud.

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