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ERP: Changing technology ups the game

A mobile workforce, the cloud and big data are combining to produce an ideal environment, writes Caroline Allen.

20th April, 2013
Conor Shaw, SAP's regional vice-president EMEA.

Three major technology shifts are coming together to create the perfect conditions for ERP, according to Conor Shaw, SAP's regional vice-president EMEA.

The first shift is the mobilisation of the workforce, driven in the widespread consumer use of iPads and smartphones.

"ERP is the backbone of IT software that makes a company run," said Shaw. "It allows the business to run all of its processes from ordering raw materials to checking them into warehouses, scheduling...

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