ERP will continue to dominate the operation and functions of not only the manufacturing organizations, but also of other service providing organizations. The concept of ERP II is being seriously considered that will emerge with more advanced features in the near future.
- Future ERP software package will include more use of the internet by using the tools like Enterprise 2.0 and Web2.0. In this area, Microsoft's data centric web technologies are gaining more popularity according to the demands of the market. Updating data online through internet is very convenient and so the customers are more leaned towards web based services. Such ERP packages will always keep the customers updated with the latest information of the changing business scenario, through online automated data refreshing system. It will also provide online alerts to the business partners, regardless of their location in any part of the globe. Provision to integrate the business partners will also be included in the package.
- The installation cost of ERP package will be greatly reduced in future, as there is a sharp drop in the price of hardware and software equipments for the past few years. This will encourage more small and mid sized organizations to implement ERP, and the vendors can capture a better portion of the market by introducing…
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