Enterprise System has been around since the 1960s

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Jerry Imel ISOM 430 05/23/2011 Essay Questions Enterprise System has been around since the 1960s, and it has come along way since that time. In 1960, the system was known as Inventory Management & Control. The platform was mainframe legacy using 3 rd generation software such as Cobol and Fortran. The goal of this system was to focus on efficiency while having the capability to manage and track inventory of raw materials, plan orders, and provide inventory reports. In the 1970s, the system began to focus more on MRP, which is Manufacturing Resource Planning. This system used the same platform as Inventory Management & Control, but the focus was shifted to sales and marketing, job scheduling processes, and generating schedules for production, planning, operations control, and inventory management. In the 1980s, MRPII was developed. The platform changed from mainframe legacy using 3 rd generation software to mainframe legacy using 4 th generation software (SQL) and manufacturing applications. The focus was still on manufacturing strategies
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