Configuring a large ERP system is time consuming due to the sheer number of parameters that need to be configured. Also, there are dependencies between parameters and the different roles within an organization that need to work in tandem for the right configuration.
Once an environment is configured, strong processes are required to ensure that only approved changes are made. Propagating a configuration change requires strict change control. Finally, figuring out what went wrong in an environment requires tedious comparisons across instances. Based on all of the above, there is a clear need for stream-lined configuration management for an ERP environment.
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