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Managing an Enterprise Resource Planning System in a Dynamic Business Environment Steve Savis IT Team Leader, PeopleSoft P...
Enterprise Resource Planning <ul><li>What Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)? </li></ul><ul><li>The Evolution of ERP </...
What Is ERP? <ul><li>multi-module application software that helps organization manage its core business </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Evolution of ERP <ul><li>1960s:  Inventory Control </li></ul><ul><li>1970s:  Material Requirement Planning  (MRP) </li...
ERP at Monsanto <ul><li>PeopleSoft project began in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>First major company to implement PeopleSoft </l...
ERP at Monsanto <ul><li>U.S. Salaried and Wage Payrolls </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Employee Services </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Challenges of Managing the ERP <ul><li>Application Development </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization ...
Application Development <ul><li>Change Control </li></ul><ul><li>Impact Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Testing and Documenting...
Upgrades <ul><li>Development Freeze </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with Customizations </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware Requirements ...
Globalization <ul><li>Requirements Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Language Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Data Integrity </li></...
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures <ul><li>Understanding the Business </li></ul><ul><li>Asking the Right Questions </...
Communicating IT Value <ul><li>Budgetary Crosshairs </li></ul><ul><li>Quantifying the Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Providing...
The Future of ERP <ul><li>move from client/server applications to Internet-based applications </li></ul><ul><li>“Enterpris...
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  1. 1. Managing an Enterprise Resource Planning System in a Dynamic Business Environment Steve Savis IT Team Leader, PeopleSoft Project Monsanto Company
  2. 2. Enterprise Resource Planning <ul><li>What Is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)? </li></ul><ul><li>The Evolution of ERP </li></ul><ul><li>ERP at Monsanto </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges of Managing the ERP System </li></ul><ul><li>The Future of ERP </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Is ERP? <ul><li>multi-module application software that helps organization manage its core business </li></ul><ul><li>product planning, inventory maintenance, supplier interaction, order tracking, financial and HR management </li></ul><ul><li>relational database system, client/server distributed architecture </li></ul><ul><li>business process analysis and retraining </li></ul><ul><li>rich functionality across all areas </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Evolution of ERP <ul><li>1960s: Inventory Control </li></ul><ul><li>1970s: Material Requirement Planning (MRP) </li></ul><ul><li>1980s: Manufacturing Resources Planning (MRP-II) </li></ul><ul><li>1990s: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) </li></ul>
  5. 5. ERP at Monsanto <ul><li>PeopleSoft project began in 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>First major company to implement PeopleSoft </li></ul><ul><li>HR, Payroll, and Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Oracle platform </li></ul><ul><li>Team of 20 developers </li></ul><ul><li>U.S., Canada, Asia/Pacific, Latin America North </li></ul>
  6. 6. ERP at Monsanto <ul><li>U.S. Salaried and Wage Payrolls </li></ul><ul><li>Center for Employee Services </li></ul><ul><li>Total Compensation </li></ul><ul><li>Employee Stock Purchase Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Position Management </li></ul><ul><li>EEO/AAP </li></ul><ul><li>External Vendor Interfaces </li></ul>
  7. 7. Challenges of Managing the ERP <ul><li>Application Development </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating IT Value </li></ul>
  8. 8. Application Development <ul><li>Change Control </li></ul><ul><li>Impact Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Testing and Documenting </li></ul><ul><li>Training and Support </li></ul><ul><li>Demand Management </li></ul>
  9. 9. Upgrades <ul><li>Development Freeze </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with Customizations </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware Requirements of Other Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Beware of New Features </li></ul><ul><li>Intrateam Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Client Commitment </li></ul>
  10. 10. Globalization <ul><li>Requirements Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Language Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Data Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Client Resistance </li></ul><ul><li>“Follow-the-sun” Support </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures <ul><li>Understanding the Business </li></ul><ul><li>Asking the Right Questions </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting Data </li></ul><ul><li>Clarifying Roles and Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Holding Debriefing Meetings </li></ul>
  12. 12. Communicating IT Value <ul><li>Budgetary Crosshairs </li></ul><ul><li>Quantifying the Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Providing Realistic Estimates </li></ul><ul><li>Linking to New Technology </li></ul>
  13. 13. The Future of ERP <ul><li>move from client/server applications to Internet-based applications </li></ul><ul><li>“Enterprise applications for the Internet economy” </li></ul><ul><li>electronic commerce, sales force customization, and customer relationship management software </li></ul><ul><li>self-service applications; Web-based order entry </li></ul>
  14. 14. Questions

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