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Professional Services Automation: Affordable Hosted Solutions for the Small to Medium Business Market
Although technology is pivotal in maintaining a competitive edge, many smaller professional services organizations (PSOs) have limited time and resources to

erp vendors affordable price small medium enterprise  minimal maintenance. As larger ERP vendors (such as SAP , Oracle , Deltek , and Epicor ) expanded their offering by delivering fully integrated PSA solutions, many small best-of-breed PSA vendors have moved to an ASP business model. Formerly, best-of-breed vendors such as Changepoint (now Compuware) and Evolve (now Primavera ) dominated the entire PSA market. But the increasing trend of ERP giants capturing the larger PSA deals has forced many of the leading niche PSA players to shift their focus to

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ERP for Manufacturing (SMB)

TEC's new ERP for Manufacturing (SMB) evaluation model targets the software requirements of small and medium enterprises. If your organization doesn't have many sites to operate, seeks a solid base of ERP functionality, but doesn't want every possible feature of the biggest systems on the market, this model is a good starting place for your research. It covers fully featured accounting solutions with necessary manufacturing, inventory, human resources, purchasing, quality, and sales management functionality. 

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