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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is business management software — usually a suite of integrated applications — that a company can use to store and manage data from every stage of business.

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database design, how to handle freelancers

The context i'm modeling a database for a small ERP system. However I've recently hit a difficult spot that I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around. The logic of it involves a few special ...
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New to Data Warehouses/ERP

The organisation I work for is very application rich i.e. there are lots of SQL and Oracle databases. We are thinking about a data warehouse. I believe there is a difference between an Enterprise ...
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Functions returning either “OK” or “error message” instead of procedures

I have joined writing middle-size multi-purpose database application as co-lead. It currently has about 150 tables (and growing) and overall functionality you can imagine as very small ERP. At many ...
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can a software be an ERP and CMS simultaneously [closed]

I was reading about CMS and ERP. And got confused at this point that whether a system can both be an ERP and a CMS? is it possible?
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How to charge customers for AGPL-3 based solution?

If I talk about openERP its and source (AGPL-3), I have studied it, but can't find some question e.g 1: we have developed a School Management System using openERP Version 7.0, as according to my ...
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Basics of ERP for dummies

A situation has arisen where (if I don't scream and run away) I will be involved in an ERP system. This project will be using OpenERP specifically. My background is entirely ...
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How do you validate critical input that cannot be vetted?

How does one prevent users from creating erroneous input sets, when there is no practical way to vet the input? The scene I modify a small ERP package written in Visual FoxPro. One part of the ...
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What about ALM systems, ERPs, and embedded products?

We are working on getting a new application lifecycle management (ALM) system, including a bug tracker, a documentation system, project management, etc. The concern is that we deal with quite complex ...
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What's the difference between CRM, CMS and ERP [closed]

I know that CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, CMS stands for Content Management System and ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planner. I would like to know what each of things does best ...
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General knowledge about building businesses applications for (small) businesses?

How can one a software developer learn about how to provide business solution? including but not limited to, implement business applications in decent software architectural style? CRM, ERP, MDM, ...
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Is there a canonical resource on ERP?

For a while I've been wanting to learn ERP. What I would like to do is set up a system, and then practice running a business doing things like generating invoices, raising purchase orders, producing ...
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How to explain that full automation of a spreadsheets data sources isn't a good idea?

Have an Excel spreadsheet that summarizes various key metrics for the business. The source data for these metrics comes from various sources including other spreadsheets, and web/ERP systems. A ...
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Programmer VS Commercial Systems (ERP)

My question here is relative to jobs for programmers. Why does employer still contract programmers if today we have a lot of good commercial system avaliable on the market? I want to be very clear ...
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What is the best toolset for developing an enterprise application for SMBs?

Need a Free, Fast(development and runtime) and Reliable(transactions and locking) tool set for creating an enterprise application for SMBs. I'm thinking of an application framework + UI framework + ...