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The future of ERP in the public sector

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This digital document is an article from Government Finance Review, published by Government Finance Officers Association on August 1, 1999. The length of the article is 1683 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.

From the supplier: Government institutions provide Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) companies another big opportunity to do business as its market in the private sector matures. The huge size of the government market as well as its need for the advantages ERP system offers in private organizations are enough to boost the ERP market. Although government institutions are primarily service-delivery oriented, such elements of diverse industries as natural resources, manufacturing, utility, finance and retail also exist.

Citation Details
Title: The future of ERP in the public sector.(enterprise resource planning)
Author: Milford Sprecher
Publication: Government Finance Review (Magazine/Journal)
Date: August 1, 1999
Publisher: Government Finance Officers Association
Volume: 15 Issue: 4 Page: 49(2)

This article examines the evolution of enterprise solutions and likely trends in the future for the public sector.

The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems that transformed private-sector organizations now are gaining acceptance in the public sector. Although many system acquisitions in the public sector still tend to focus on one aspect of an ERP system (such as human resources, payroll, or accounting), some jurisdictions are beginning to look across all areas for their applications. Many governments look for a vendor that provides a full suite of products rather than just a single functional application. Because of the public sector's interest in more comprehensive enterprise systems, the major ERP vendors have developed specific public-sector functionality and have started planning...

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