The Implementation Challenges Of An Enterprise System

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MGT5115 Week 7 Research Paper
Describe the implementation challenges of an enterprise system? Analyze the changes required in its implementation and discuss the advantages of ERP over legacy systems.
MGT5115 – Global Information Technology Management
Tamara Cheremeteff

Abstract: The object of this research paper is to describe the implementation challenges of an enterprise system, then to analyze the changes required in its implementation and discuss the advantages of ERP over legacy systems. Some of the informational background will be discussed in this paper regarding enterprise resource planning systems. This paper will construct some examples from my research findings to show why ERP has advantages over legacy systems. This paper will also not only provide strengths of having an enterprise system, but will show weaknesses as well. And to conclude, this paper will explain why and how enterprise systems will be of benefit for organizations and business with decision-making processes.

Introduction Enterprise systems, also known as ERP systems, are referred to as a category of information systems that integrate internal business processes, and which improve external collaboration with external business partners (Turban, Volonino, & Wood, 2013). This allows integration and collaboration to enable data sharing to keep workers informed and able to make better decisions, which all integrates the functional systems, such as finance, marketing, accounting, and
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