For many years, enterprises were limited to employing just one ERP system. But technology advances now allow enterprises to shift to post-modern ERP deployments, using best-in-class solutions within a hybrid apps architecture. This evolution provides a new level of flexibility and business value in enterprise ERP deployments.
The idea behind post-modern ERP is to link administrative and operational ERP capabilities across a best-of-breed application landscape rather than implement a single, monolithic ERP paradigm that is aging and often lacks many of the benefits offered by more nimble, cloud-based point solutions such as Salesforce, Workday and Ariba. Businesses know that they can't take advantage of many of the differentiating components of these products if they utilize only one system . . .
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