Enterprise Systems : Success And Failures

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Abstract Enterprise systems are highly complex systems providing solutions to various enterprises. However, implementation of these systems is difficult and high costing that places tremendous demands on enterprise time and resources. Many systems implementations are success and failures, as they sometimes meet organizations roles or sometimes not. This article identifies need of enterprise systems, success factors, software selection strategy, causes of failures that are critical for any enterprise along with case studies. Introduction of ER Systems The global nature of modern marketplace requires enthusiastic players to add efficiency of their operations. In the past, companies used to compete in one or two competitive performance objectives such as price and quality. However, present markets claim efficiency, price and quality in addition to greater flexibility and responsiveness and thus now day 's enterprises should compete based on competitive objectives. In order to achieve synchronous in performance objectives, some organizations have stopped their operations by global outsourcing of activities. (Enterprise information systems project implementation, Pages 251–266) In the 1990s, innovations in information technology led to the development of a wide range of software applications designed to integrate the business information and business processes throughout an organization and these commercial packages were known as Enterprise Systems. During this period
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