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Reference Guide to Discrete Manufacturing ERP Software Functions and Features
This reference guide provides insight into the discrete manufacturing ERP features and functions currently available on today’s market. It will help you

pdm features  communicator. Product Data Management (PDM) Product data management (PDM) provides the ability to integrate at the engineering level to ensure accurate updated product information. It involves bills of materials and routings creation, and engineering change management. It also provides a consolidated view of the product. Product/Item Configurator Planning bill of materials (BOM) applies more to family BOMs (for example, what percentage of PCs with 20 GB, 50 GB or 100 GB drives will we make?). This is

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Discrete Manufacturing (ERP)

The simplified definition of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is a set of applications that automate finance and human resources departments and help manufacturers handle jobs such as order processing and production scheduling. ERP began as a term used to describe a sophisticated and integrated software system used for manufacturing. In its simplest sense, ERP systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more. Although this basic definition still holds true for ERP systems, today its definition is expanding. Today’s leading ERP systems group all traditional company management functions (finance, sales, manufacturing, and human resources). Many systems include, with varying degrees of acceptance and skill, solutions that were formerly considered peripheral such as product data management (PDM), warehouse management, manufacturing execution system (MES), and reporting. During the last few years the functional perimeter of ERP systems began an expansion into its adjacent markets, such as supply chain management (SCM), customer relationship management (CRM), business intelligence/data warehousing, and e-business, the focus of this knowledge base is mainly on the traditional ERP realms of finance, materials planning, and human resources. The foundation of any ERP implementation must be a proper exercise of aligning customers'' IT technology with their business strategies, and subsequent software selection. 

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