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Chapter 9, Problem 2DQ1
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What are the advantages of ERP systems over standalone software packages?

Program Plan Intro

Enterprise resource planning system (ERP):

An ERP is an integrated program that manages a business operation for complete organizations.

Stand-alone software packages:

  • The stand-alone application software is executed as an individual software computer process, which is not a part of any bundled software.
  • There is no need of a network connection for the function of this software.
  • It does not integrate data of multiple applications.

Explanation of Solution

Advantages of using ERP systems:

The main advantages of using ERP systems over stand-alone software packages are as follows:

  • The organizations can integrate their data from different batches...

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