This is a transcript of an audio conference on Enterprise Resource Planning Systems presented by TechnologyEvaluation.Com. The presentation used the TEC patented selection engine WebTESS
to conduct a real time evaluation and selection. It then reviewed the critical differentiating ERP criteria, as well as detailed comparisons of the several major ERP vendors: SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards, Baan, Intentia, System Software Associates (SSA),Geac Computers, Industrial & Financial Systems (IFS), QAD, MAPICS, Symix Systems, Great Plains, and Lawson Software.
with the largest one. SAP SAP is the current market leader (with ~30% market share) after taking global markets by storm with the release of its flagship R/3 product at the beginning of the 1990s. Strengths : Commanding market position and brand recognition; very strong financial situation and resources; functional breadth of its core R/3 product; possible attractiveness of mySAP.com portal for its existing large customer base. Challenges : Lengthy and costly implementations in the past; a complex and