Synchronicity

This article discusses the benefits of integrating project management software with enterprise resource planning (ERPs) software. The latest generations of ERP software include communications functionality to allow project managers to access project data and resource information, to continuously update human resources data, and to analyze the ongoing quality of the project in synchronized real-time. The value of integrating project management software with ERP systems is especially apparent in such areas as staffing, scheduling, and billing, and will be realized by the extent to which they enable the sharing, monitoring, and integrating of information from different places and across multiple systems.
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