ERP + E-BUSINESS = an Emerging Relationship
E-business has changed the definition of enterprise systems.ERP focuses on core business functions, while E-business pushes the ERP from inside core of the organizations to the network edge. By making use of E-business approaches, organizations can have the ERP integration benefits of flexibility, reduction in cost, more effective and quick responses, etc. By integrating ERP with E-business, a new extended ERP system emerges that creates business which is more lively, more focused and highly competitive than traditionally structured business. By using Internet and WWW services, organizations are implementing PDM (Product Data Management), SCM (Supply-Chain Management) and CRM (Customer-Relation-Management capabilities.