GETTING IT TOGETHER

Back office systems are the heart of retailers' information technology efforts and the big challenge is getting systems to talk to one another so that information flows freely where it needs to go.Integration is key to accomplishing this and supermarket retailers are have two choices: best-of-breed, which means working with the disparate systems preferred by the various users, or enterprise resource

Back office systems are the heart of retailers' information technology efforts and the big challenge is getting systems to talk to one another so that information flows freely where it needs to go.

Integration is key to accomplishing this and supermarket retailers are have two choices: best-of-breed, which means working with the disparate systems preferred by the various users, or enterprise resource planning (ERP), which takes a total solution from one vendor, and uses that software

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