The skill of quick adjusting the organization to the changing environment is necessary to succeed in the present world of the business. The enterprises cannot win competition without modern computer solutions. The ERP systems are the basis of economic success and business deve!opment. The aim of the article is to present ERP characteristics and the market of ERP systems in Poland and worldwide as well as the chosen directions of ERP systems' improvement. In the conditions of the global competition the improvement of ERP systems by introducing functional and technological additions is indispensable. Moreover ERP systems enable users to benefit from various integrated management support systems. The accession of Poland to the European Union increased interest in ERP systems and in directions of their improvement discussed in the article.
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