Manufacturers and high-tech companies today understand that change presents a constant challenge. Competition can come from anywhere on the globe at breathtaking speed, and risk and opportunity are often closely coupled. Keeping risk at bay, and identifying and seizing opportunity, are traits of companies that thrive in this environment. Enterprise (ERP) software is one of the main tools modern manufacturers leverage to grasp the opportunities that arise from successfully meeting challenges such as:
- Compliance issues
- Rising margin pressures
- More transparent information
- Consumer demand
- Disruptive innovations
This paper explores how the right software addresses these challenges, and posits a number of key selection factors that will optimize ROI on software investment.
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