enterprise resource planning (ERP)

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GAO Tech Chief Says Washington Should Start Small On Big Projects

Quentin Hardy | The New York Times | June 18, 2014

...At a Senate hearing last week, David A. Powner, information technology director at the Government Accountability Office, said 183 of 759 federal technology contracts, worth about $10 billion, were in danger of failing before completion...

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How African Hospitals Can Be Helped Through Open Source ERP and EHR Software

The daily management and operation of a hospital requires enormous effort. These days, most hospitals utilize Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software to centralize facility operations including inventory, budgets, invoicing, and employee management.Any hospital administrator will tell you that ERP software is essential to efficiently managing their hospital as the software lowers inventory costs and improves efficiencies and quality.

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How can an Electronic Health Solution help Physicians Keep their Doors Open

In my previous article I started to address the unenviable position that physicians in the United States find themselves, in and how open source solutions can help them keep their doors open. In this article we will address some of the additional business challenges that physician offices and clinics face, and how the Electronic Health Solution (EHS) that we just released can help give them the tools and flexibility to both care for their patients and run a sustainable practice.

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Open Source ERP xTuple Awarded “NextGen” Status At SIIA’s All About The Cloud Conference

Press Release | Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), xTuple | May 2, 2013

Software Industry’s principal trade association embraces open source and adds xTuple Enterprise Resource Planning to prestigious “Top Ten” list of 2013 Innovators Read More »

The Postmodern EHR: What can Health IT Learn from the Evolution of the ERP Market?

It seems the pattern is clear. From best of breed to integrated (mega)suite to a new world of innovative, agile, mostly cloud based and multivendor solutions. This is what Gartner calls “Postmodern”. According to Christensen, disruption like this becomes possible when the established players start exceeding the requirements and expectations of their customers, providing only sustaining innovation – i.e. adding more and more features to their products. This is what was happening in the personal productivity space with the Office products. Similarly, the ERP market today has well defined requirements and this allows the newcomers to disrupt, meeting the base expectations and adding innovation and agility while lowering costs.