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The ERP Marketplace: An Australian Update

The ERP Marketplace: An Australian Update
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Author(s): Andrew Stein (Victoria University of Technology, Australia) and Paul Hawking (Victoria University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright: 2001
Pages: 4
Source title: Managing Information Technology in a Global Economy
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-07-5.ch019
ISBN13: 9781930708075
EISBN13: 9781466665323


The global ERP industry blossomed in the 1990ā€™s automating back office operations. The Australian ERP industry matched this global trend and has kept pace with the latest amalgam of front office applications including CRM, demand planning and sales-force automation being merged with the traditional ERP applications. ERP vendors are frantic in their attempts to ride the ā€œEā€ wave whilst ERP customers struggle with the people, process and technology implications that ERP brings. This paper presents the preliminary results of an analysis of the Australian ERP market place. This study looks at the market movement and demographics of SAP, the dominant ERP vendor within the Australian marketplace.

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