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Analyzing MAPICS' Further Steps After Frontstep Part Four: Market Impact Continued
While competitive costs (low and flexible software license pricing and implementation costs) and outstanding global service (proven fast implementations and

bi data for primary metal manufacturing  Vanguard Solutions Group for BI add-on modules, and Access Commerce have been astute. On the other hand, the following extended-ERP broad offering from former Frontstep, which is mostly provided natively, or also in a tight OEM fashion from long-term partnerships, was comparable to the MAPICS above set: SyteLine ERP , SyteLine APS , SyteLine CRM , SyteLine Business Intelligence (partnership with Cognos ), SyteLine Business Process Management (partnership with Cobre ), SyteLine Workflow Automation

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