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Advantages of enterprise 2.0 erp

  1. 1. ©2011 by EliNext Group Advantages of Enterprise 2.0 ERP SystemsIt is only recently that IT industry leaders started to developsoftware applications that are doing exactly what peopleexpect from them. Anthropologically, Google and Facebookare already functions of human nature. Previously, softwareproducts facilitated only business processes, like solving aproblem and enable certain transactions and managementprocesses. Today, people want to socialize via Facebook andlook for stuff via Google’s organic search.When smaller companies allow their staff to run wild inTwitter and Facebook, bigger companies take control of thesituation in their hands. This is the case when enterpriseresource planning (ERP) and other enterprise software cometo help. These systems reproduce the functionality ofcontemporary social networks inside the enterprise system.Whatever business there used to be going on outsideenterprise system, now is going on inside. An Enterprise 2.0system can bring benefits to any big company.There are three main reasons why Enterprise 2.0 systemsare beneficial to your business.
  2. 2. ©2011 by EliNext Group1. A good deal of all communication is already going onwithin social media. This sort of communication lackssecurity and record capabilities of the contemporary ERPsystems.2. Keeping records can become even more important sincethe industrial workforce seems to shrink nowadays, which isespecially true in case of those senior old-school engineers.An ERP system can be capable of retaining the vital andoriginal know-hows for the next generations of employees.3. A wiki format can become a great way to structurecomplex information in such areas as engineering, supplychain, project management among others. A wiki formatallows not only storing information, but also tracing back allchanges.When the advantages of an ERP system with Enterprise 2.0features become obvious, a question arises how to get fromit what you need and want. What you need from thesuccessful integration of an ERP system into your corporateIT infrastructure are basically two things – the ability tosearch all social media data and the ability to link any datapiece to any social media interaction.
  3. 3. ©2011 by EliNext GroupKeep in mind the essential division between synchronous(chat, messenger, IP telephony, etc.) and asynchronous(wiki, blog, forum, etc.) communication and make sure thatyour ERP system can do both in the most convenient andsecure manner, which allows not only to document theorganizational memory, but also to scale communication toany group of employees.Social media do not seem to lose their audience and arehere for good. They can be a big distraction in theworkspace and for this reason many companies limit accessto Facebook from the in house computers. But at the sametime, the social media functionality can be put to use withthe help of an ERP system. Managers will have more andbetter information, security issues will be addressed andemployees will use to the better end what used to drain theirproductivity.
  4. 4. ©2011 by EliNext GroupELINEXT GROUPWebsite: http://www.elinext.comEmail: info@elinext.comBlog: http://software-topics.comFacebook: Ireland office Marina House, Adelphi Quay Waterford, Republic of Ireland Phone: +353 (51) 347 477Belarus Development Center Vietnam Development Center155b Bogdanovich St. 37A Phan Xich Long St.220040 Minsk, Belarus Ward 3, Phu Nhuan DistrictPhone: +375 (17) 237 53 65 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Phone: +84 (8) 3995 6849Suggested citation: EliNext Group.2011.“Advantages of Enterprise 2.0 ERP Systems” <>