enterprise resource planning
- noun a sophisticated computerised management system that connects multiple business operations, e.g. personnel, the financial accounting system, production and distribution, and can also connect the business with its suppliers and customers.
- (written as Enterprise Resource Planning)An information-management system designed to serve the needs of an enterprise. It seeks to seamlessly integrate all components of the business, such as personnel, manufacturing, sales, accounting, and follow-up. Its abbreviation is ERP.