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Manufacturers that need to extend their ERP systems to remote locations are considering smaller, lightweight ERP suites as an alternative. With a two-tier ERP system, organizations can consolidate systems and save money while increasing operational efficiency.
This three-part guide examines the homework organizations need to do -- analyzing costs and benefits -- to make an effective, informed business case for two-tier ERP. First, SearchSAP's Todd Morrison explores the potential cost savings and deployment advantages of two-tier systems -- it will shed light on why the manufacturing industry is so bent on it. Next, Morrison looks at the options available to organizations that have decided to go ahead and implement a second-tier system. It's important to determine the best fit, and there are three to choose from. Veteran IT journalist Lauren Gibbons Paul talks to industry insiders about process improvements available to organizations not quite ready to deploy a whole new ERP system. Continue Reading
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Whether you stick with SAP or go with outside vendors like NetSuite and Microsoft, experts say just a few key factors will drive the choice of the second-tier ERP. Continue Reading
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Mike Rothman discusses the pros and cons of using two-tier distribution systems vs. thee-tier distributed systems. Continue Reading