ERP:- Enterprise and Resource
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is
business management software, hat a
company can use to store and manage data
from every stage of business, including:
Product planning, cost and development
Marketing and sales
Shipping and payment
In today's world, Information drives business.
With the advent of technology, we have
enourmous amount of REAL TIME DATA.
So think about the potential of using this Real
Time Data, to drive your business??
Advantages of Using ERP
Management can make decisions faster and
with fewer errors.
Data becomes visible across the organization,
Sales forecasting, which allows inventory
ERP systems centralize business data
Provides a comprehensive enterprise view
Some more benifits..
ERP can greatly improve quality and efficiency
of the business.
ERP supports upper level management,
providing critical decision making information.
ERP creates a more agile company that better
adapts to change.
ERP provides increased opportunities for
To portray, how the adoption of ERP, solidifies
and make a company's internal system more
robust, we'll take a case study here.
Things to check before
ERP software vendor should be certified.
ERP software should meet your need.
Should not be too expensive and useless for
Should contains all necessary modules you
Let's take a small example...
I work at Digiteria.net, an online web-solution
We get several orders/client request.
Includes SRS, Static Websites Specifications
and Customized and specific requests.
Suppose a client 'A' sends a request at my
company's email id, stating his requirement and
asks for cost estimation.
Now the headache starts!!
We do all the math, cost estimation and
approximation, now again we send him the email[as a response].
He asks for some changes.
The whole process is again reiterated.
Finally the project starts.
Just before the delivery, client sends us one
more request, and did not want to apply the
NOW WHAT DO WE DO???
The whole team is doomed!! As the process
have to be started again
DEVELOPER? DESIGNER? BACKEND?
But if we use ERP ...
ERP software will allow us to track user needs
on the go.
ERP systems connect to real–time data and
transaction data in a variety of ways.
Bring unique knowledge on process,
equipment, and vendor solutions.
For some muggles!! [not to be
For those who aren't familiar what is Drupal?
Drupal is an open source CMS.
It's distributed under the terms of the GNU
General Public License (or "GPL"), which means
anyone is free to download it, modify it and
share it with others.
The most extensible and robust CMS available
The Drupal project's principles encourage
modularity, standards, collaboration, ease-ofuse, and more.
I am going to present you the live demo of the
ERP software which is based over Drupal,
called the ERPAL.
ADVANTAGES :For the example and case study we are
taking it is apt for that.
Case studies from Google Scholar
The Demo and the customization is solely done
by us. Thanks to ERPAL! Once again!
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