Integral Logistics Management — Operations Management and Supply Chain Management Within and Across Companies

9.6.2 Exercise: Standard or Company-Specific Software

Intended learning outcomes: Explain why a lot of company-specific software is still being produced in the field of ERP software.



Today, ERP standard packages like mySAP™ or J.D. Edwards, or their successors, are used to support planning & control activities by IT. However, a lot of company-specific software is still being produced in this field. Can you explain why?

Hint: Ask people in companies using company-specific software about this issue and compare their responses to the arguments given in Sections 9.1.2 and 9.2.6.



Course section 9.6: Subsections and their intended learning outcomes