Create an account
Enterprise resource planning
suite of applications, called modules, a database, and a set of inherent processes for consolidating business operations into a single consistent computing platform
an information system based on ERP technology, integrate all of an organizations purchasing, human resources, production, sales, and accounting data into a single system
Primary purpose of an ERP system
integration, allows the left hand of the organization to know what the right hand is doing
True ERP product
1. Supply chain
3. Customer relationship management
4. Human Resources
ERP Application programs
ERP vendors design these to be configurable so that developement teams can ater them to meet customer requirements without changing program code
a computer based program stored within the databse that runs to keep the database consistent when certain conditions arise
Business process procedures
third component of ERP solution is a set of inherent procedures that implement standard business processes, some erp vendors call the processes that are defined in the erp solution process blueprints
2 Categories of Training
1. training about how to implement the ERP solution, this training includes topics such as obtaining top-level management support, preparing the organization for change, and dealing with the inevitable resistance
2. training on how to use to ERP application software, this includes specific steps for using ERP applications to accomplish the activies in process
as is model
first task is to create a model of current business procedures and practices, managers and analysts then compare those as is processes to the ERp process blueprints and note differences, then the company must find a way to eliminate the differences
known primarily for its retail oriented ERP software, although it is broadening its penetration in other industry segments, lead ERP product is Epicor 9 which is based on a modern software development design pattern called service-oriented architecture
offers 5 ERP products, all obtained via acquisition, AX, Nav, GP, Solomon, and Dynamics CRM, supposedly microsoft outsources the source of the code to provide continuing support to existing customers
sells many ERP products for many different industries, they vary in purpose, scope and quality
intensely competitive company with a deep base of technology and high quality technical staff, developed some ERP products in house, and complemented those products with the acquisition of PeopleSoft and Siebel
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together