ERP applications are designed to optimize an organization’s underlying business processes — primarily accounting/financial, manufacturing, distribution, and human resources/payroll. This note identifies current trends in the ERP market that we believe are the direct consequence of vendors’ attempts to 1) resolve current ERP functional and/or technological deficiencies, and/or 2) expand software sales both within their existing and potential customer bases.
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Software, Great Plains Software, Symix Systems, and American Software are the mid-market ERP vendors with similar initiatives, to name but a few. The first stage in the ERP's conquest of the Web is to allow browser access through support for HTTP, HTML, and Java. This stage has almost been completed by a majority of ERP vendors. The next stage, which has just begun, is to extend the ERP applications themselves to the Web, where they can be accessed and run by outside partners and customers. These