Date Added: May 2009
Although IT budgets seem to be loosening up, they are still leaner than any point in the last two decades. However, regardless of the budget lock downs, user demands are increasing, ironically partially due to the tough economic pressures that have companies and IT managers scrambling for solutions to cut costs and maximize resources. Business cycle times are shortening with increased competition across the globe. IT technologies and ERP, Enterprise Resource Planning, applications and enterprise systems must provide users and manager with quick, reliable information while integrating with increasingly complex and fractionated applications and technology.