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An Analyst's View of Process Industry SMB Challenges
Process manufacturing industries have distinct needs from an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Here’s an overview of what process manufacturing

analysis of scm for field exploration  large standard deviations. Statistical analysis for process optimization requires small standard deviations in order to make useful manufacturing recommendations. (Large standard deviations are indicative of large inventories in the pipeline, or variations in raw material quality.) Constraints on the quality of input data are essential to achieve any business improvements. Following is a summary of constraint requirements of the ERP systems for process industries: have sophisticated data conversion algori

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