Supply Chain Technology: Is the Vision of a Single ERP Simply Beyond Realistic Expectations


In the never ending debate about ERP versus best-of-breed solutions, and the value of enterprise software generally, a recent article in MIT’s Sloan Management Review casts more doubt about the idea of a single enterprise system to manage the supply chain.

The problem is complexity. The greater the scope of a single dominant system, the greater the complexity of stitching the entire system together across multiple processes.


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