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As part of the management team for PPQ Parts manufacturing company, you are tasked with selecting the best software packages for the firm's materials requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirement planning (CRP), and enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs.

Include information such as cost, compatibility with current systems and work flow processes, functionality, ease of use, and end user support.

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Consider the following scenario:

As part of the management team for PPQ Parts manufacturing company, you are tasked with selecting the best software packages for the firmâ??s materials requirements planning (MRP), capacity requirement planning (CRP), and enterprise resource planning (ERP) needs.

Use the Internet, course materials and web resources to research the pros and cons of six software systems designed to perform these functions. Then, write a 5â?"7 page Software Recommendations Report that you will submit to the chief executive.

In the report, be sure to justify your recommendations by analyzing the pros and cons of each of the six software systems you evaluated.

You will need to include information such as cost, compatibility with current systems and work flow processes, functionality, ease of use, and end user support.

Please list all references and no previous submitted post. Thank you
The purpose of this presentation is to recommend a software package for PPQ Parts manufacturing company. There were several software packages considered that would satisfy the materials requirement planning, capacity requirement planning and enterprise resource planning needs of the company. Of these six software have been short-listed. These are Microsoft Dynamics SL, PeopleSoft from Oracle, MySAP All-in-One,
Essentially, what I am seeking for PPQ is an integrated computer based system that can be used to manage materials requirements planning, capacity requirement planning, and enterprise resource planning. The software package should facilitate the flow of information between functions in an organization and also manage the connections with outside partners. The software should be built on a centralized database and use a common computing platform. It is expected that the recommended software will consolidate all the business operations into a uniform and a PPQ wide system environment.
The first software package considered is Microsoft Dynamics SL. It is a part of the Microsoft Dynamics product line. The pricing of Microsoft Dynamics SL is $30,000. It is compatible with Office Project Server, and is a member of the Microsoft Office family. It provides the ease of workflow and is moderately user friendly. The functionality of Microsoft Dynamics SL includes accounting, analytics and reporting, customization, distribution, e-commerce, field service management, financial management, and business portal. One of the main advantages is that Microsoft Dynamics SL is written in Virtual Basic and is highly customizable.
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