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Ross Systems Closes Ranks For A (Possible) Turnaround
Ross Systems, the struggling ERP vendor that many have all but written off, might be telling us with its recent moves that it has not said its last word as yet.

ranks of business systems manufacturing  Turnaround Ross Systems Closes Ranks For A (Possible) Turnaround P.J. Jakovljevic - March 13, 2001 Event Summary On February 5, Ross Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROSS), a provider of ERP and e-business solutions for mid-market process manufacturers, reported the signing of a definitive sale agreement for certain assets related to its Human Resource and Payroll product line to NOW SOLUTIONS , LLC , a private company. Ross at the same time executed a distribution agreement with NOW to continue to sell the

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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)

The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today’s leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, and human resources). Many systems include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, solutions that were formerly considered peripheral such as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers'' IT technology with their business strategies, and subsequent software selection. 

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