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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Subashini Selvaratnam
INTEGRATION across operating locations of all sizes has become increasingly important in the age of globalisation and increased competition. The reasons are clear: reducing costs, optimising processes and gaining a single, unified view across all company-wide information.
While end-to-end business software solutions are helping to integrate data, systems and business processes within large enterprises, many companies have yet to achieve the same integration at their smaller subsidiaries.
The reasons are many. Integrating operations is perceived as too costly, complex, and time-consuming.
Similar problems are cited by mid-sized enterprises, which need their systems to integrate with those of their distributors or customers to remain competitive. However, new, easily implemented solutions are now available which cover the demands of …