ERP and application integration: Exploratory survey

  title={ERP and application integration: Exploratory survey},
  author={Marinos Themistocleous and Zahir Irani and Robert M. O'Keefe},
  journal={Business Proc. Manag. Journal},
During the 1990s, companies focused on the adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to solve integration problems. However, ERP systems automate core business activities without solving underlying business structures and processes. As a result a number of disparate applications often coexist with ERP systems. To better understand ERP and application integration (AI) problems, this paper proposes to identify, analyse and present the problems of ERP systems, as well as examining new… CONTINUE READING