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Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies
There has been significant activity in the public sector, with all major players winning important new federal contracts for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

government service contracts  clear market winner yet. Government agencies should be aware of the fact that they need a reliable back-office system in place in order to conduct their e-gov business or client relationship management. Therefore, we encourage them to aggressively inform themselves about vendors' latest product offerings and vigorously negotiate contract terms. Pay close attention to vendors' extended ERP offerings and discern hype from reality. The importance of a thorough, well-structured software selection process is

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ERP for Services (Non-manufacturing)

Typically, ERP systems designed for services industries offer modules that provide back-office support, customer relationship management, time management, expense management, resource management, and project management capabilities. Depending on the vertical market, additional industry-specific functionality may be included to address unique business requirements. Consequently, project-centric systems for accounting, architecture, construction, engineering, and professional services industries will support project management functionality; whereas health care, field service, distribution, and government systems will support functionality unique to those vertical markets. 

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Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds: Transparency and Accountability in Government Agencies


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Delivering Superior Customer Service through Multiple Channels


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