What is it about?

The article offers a comprehensive understanding of the evolution and progress of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems throughout history, with a particular focus on recent advancements related to cloud computing. In order to achieve these objectives, the study conducted an extensive review that encompassed scholarly articles as well as industry reports.

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Why is it important?

The study found that ERPs have undergone significant changes compared to earlier systems such as integrated control packages and material resource planning systems. Ongoing developments in cloud computing and digital innovations, such as artificial intelligence, are further driving the evolution of ERPs.


Various scholarly publications have explored the progression of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. However, this particular article distinguishes itself by providing an up-to-date account of recent advancements in ERP technology, specifically focusing on cloud ERPs and postmodern ERPs.

Dr Shadrack Katuu
University of South Africa

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This page is a summary of: Enterprise Resource Planning: Past, Present, and Future, New Review of Information Networking, January 2020, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13614576.2020.1742770.
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