Chapter 11

Introduction to Commercial ERP Softwares

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you will be able to understand the key features of following commercial ERP solutions:

  • SAP ERP
  • Oracle, Peoplesoft, JD EDWARDS
  • MS Dynamics NAV/ Axapta
  • BAAN
  • RAMCO
  • QAD
11.1  INTRODUCTION

We have already learnt that ERP solutions are semi-finished products that need to be configured. These products implement business processes and provide a backend database to support these business processes. The processes and the database reflects the industry for which ERP system has been built. For example, an ERP system meant for automotive industry will have different database fields than the one that is built for beverage industry. The processes will also ...

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