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Author Starinsky, Robert W.

Title Maximizing business performance through software packages : best practices for justification, selection, and implementation / Robert W. Starinsky
Published Boca Raton, FL : Auerbach, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 379 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Software Package Revolution -- What Kind of Impact Has Software Had? -- So What Is a Software Package Anyway? -- Features and Functions: Where They Come from -- Open, Load and Go? No! -- Transforming the Business through Software -- It Is about Constant Reinvention -- It Is about Time to Market -- It Is about Collaboration -- It Is about Running Lean -- Business Intelligence versus Business Information -- It Is Not about Return on Investment -- It Is All about Return on Information -- It Is about Core Competencies -- Software Package Benefits: Long on Hype, Short on Results? -- Software Packages: Why Bother? -- Why Packaged Software Projects Fail -- The Next Big Thing from ERP -- What Is the Best Software Package for Our Organization? -- Chapter Epilogue: Software Packages Are Changing the Rules -- The Software Package Marketplace -- Enterprise Resource Planning Systems -- Supply Chain Management (SCM) Systems -- Service Operations Management Systems -- Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Systems -- Business Intelligence (BI) Systems -- The Internet and Electronic Commerce -- Knowledge Management Systems -- Information Sharing Systems -- The Software Package Marketplace: An Epilogue -- Business Performance Measurement: An Overview -- The Needs of the Business Organization -- The Balanced Scorecard: An Introduction -- Best Practices and Benchmarking: An Introduction -- Epilogue: Business Performance Measurement -- Determining Business Needs through Discovery -- The Software Package Life Cycle Concept -- Change as the Driver
Notes Includes index
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Subject Industrial management -- Computer programs
Industrial management -- Data processing
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1420025406
Other Titles Maximizing business performance