Nevertheless, Andy Vabulas, CEO of Georgia-based business solutions provider I.B.I.S. Inc., says many companies are still using those primitive tools in the heart of their advanced production.
"The last time a lot of people refreshed their system was the year 2000," he says. "The world has completely changed technology-wise in that time-frame."
For companies coming back into the market for an update from those green screens of the past century, they find a dizzying field of options before them.
Far from the simple data feeders of yesteryear, ERP systems now tout a complex array of mobile options, public and private cloud solutions, business intelligence access with dashboards, interactive displays and many other features.
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Keywords: supply chain solutions, supply systems, supply chain management IT, new developments in ERP
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