408 pages | 100 B/W Illus.
Organizations enjoy two kinds of strategic advantages. One is transitory: being in the right place with the right products at the right time. The other comes from having first class management and instituting processes that mobilize an organization, keeping in ahead of the competition. Which would you like to count on for your organization's success?
Integrating ERP, CRM, Supply Chain Management, and Smart Materials explores how to create business opportunities and reap savings by:
Internet commerce, online supply chain, and advances in technology - all available at increasingly lower costs - make systems of the past obsolete. However, just as new technology creates new opportunities, it can also create unforeseen consequences. By binding a wealth of interdependent issues between the covers of one book, Integrating ERP, CRM, Supply Chain Management, and Smart Materials gives you the tools you need to create proprietary, high value-added solutions.
Supply Chain, Enterprise Resource Planning and the Search for Cost Control
Functionality and Cost/Effectiveness of ERP Systems
Why Companies Adopt and Use ERP Software for Supply Chain Management
Implementing Successive Releases of ERP Systems
A Sound Methodology for Enterprise Management: GE's Six Sigma
Organizational Prerequisites for Smart Materials and for Automatic Identification
The Next Frontier in Technology and in Supply Chain Management: Automatic Identification
Advances Underpinning Development and Use of the Electronic Product Code
The Chorafas Classification/Identification System for Supply Chain Requirements
Practical Implementations of the DCS Solution
Outsourcing Software Support and Management of the Vendor Relationship
Web-Based Solutions to Enterprise Management
Supply Chain Software and Enterprise Resource Planning
Outsourcing Has Become One of the Major IT Challenges
Policies in Outsourcing and Regulatory Issues
Auditing the Implementation, Operation and Maintenance of ERP Software
The Ongoing Change in the Practice of Auditing Information Technology
Auditing Supply Chain Solutions and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
Case Studies in Auditing a Company's Financial Statements and Other Reports
Auditing the Security/Protection Methodology and Providing Improvements