All Media Coverages From October, 2014

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In a global survey of IT professionals at 60 firms with SAP installations about their approach to upgrading ERP applications, more than 80 percent of respondents reported that supporting the needs of the business was the critical success factor in any project.

Forty percent of companies running SAP are reluctant to update the software regularly, according to new research by Original Software. Other data from the study suggest the most likely reason for this reluctance is concern the update process will introduce issues that disrupt business.

Manufacturing Logistics

Published by: www.logisticsit.com

Some 71% of large UK retailers have a major software project in the pipeline, according to new industry research commissioned by Original Software, the global software quality solutions vendor, bringing to an end the tech investment slowdown the retail industry saw between 2008 and 2013.

Retail Systems

Published by: www.retail-systems.com
Author: Scott Thompson

Seventy one per cent of large UK retailers have a major software project in the pipeline, according to new research commissioned by Original Software. This was conducted by Martec and quizzed 42 retailers, with combined sales of £147 billion, 29,000 stores and equating to 46 per cent of the market by turnover. It found that ERP implementations and upgrades are the most common (a third have projects in this area). Joint second came e-commerce and store systems replacements and upgrades with 26 per cent of retailers each. Supply chain projects came in third (24 per cent).