ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING (ERP) A broad set of activities supported by multi-module application software. Helps a manufacturer or other business in managing the important parts of its business. An attempt to integrate all data and processes of an organization into a unified system. Multiple components of computer software and hardware to achieve the integration.
Top Vendors (ERP)
RESEARCH IMPACT OF SAAS ON ERP INDUSTRY
SAAS A method of deploying ERP software in a hosted or on-demand environment. It allows for the ERP software package to be rented or licensed for a protracted period of time. The ERP software is either hosted on the ERP developer’s web server or via a third-party provider commonly referred to as an ASP or application service provider.
SAAS MARKET IN INDIA Workload-wise Distribution of SAAS Market in India, 2009
ADVANTAGES OF SAAS ERP OVER ON PREMISE ERP Limited Risk Reduced implementation time Fewer Upfront Costs Greater Utilization Better Reliability and Security Easier Integration
CHALLENGES FACED BY SAAS ERP Not all ERP software vendors offer a SAAS software model and those that do may limit the ability to customize the software. SAAS is still at a nascent stage and is yet to prove its value for the partners. Lack of awareness. Reliability of internet connection.
Top 10 Vendors (SaaS)
PRODUCT Core Services: Development tools and business applications PRICE Cost Plus Pricing No need to buy software licenses, additional infrastructure equipment Only pay monthly fees for using the software. Pay-as-you-go basis. Pay first year subscription upfront.
PLACE Sales model relies on the both direct and indirect distribution, leveraging the indirect Channel (the Channel) to build a loyal customer base and to generate a large portion of sales. Mostly sold directly to end customers. PROMOTION No particular promotional strategies. Resellers need to align with new SAAS customers and develop rapport and demonstrate the benefits of SAAS. PEOPLE Well trained, technically equipped staff which can satisfy customers in terms of security and the ease with which work is accomplished.
PROCESS Configurable: The product architecture and design has been changed in such a way that, personalized customization for different customers (depending on their business needs) are provided through detailed configuration options. Multi-Tenant-Efficient: This allow more efficient use of server resources without any apparent difference to end users of the single instance in execution by re-architected. Scalable: The system's capacity can be increased or decreased to match demand by adding or removing servers, without the need for any further alteration of the application software architecture. PHYSICAL EVIDENCE Trial periods are provided for checking the compatibility of the clients at their site.
FINDINGS AND ANALYSIS
CONSUMERS’ RATING WHILE SELECTING AN ERP SYSTEM.
ACTUAL TREND OF SELECTING DEPLOYMENT OPTIONS
PERCENTAGE OF APPLICATIONS IMPLEMENTED THAT ARE SAAS BASED
THE APPEAL OF SAAS VARIES BY COMPANY SIZE
WHAT PREVENTS PROSPECTS FROM CONSIDERING SAAS ERP?
End User CUSTOMER Business unit Marketing PROVIDER Delivery Through Internet Production
Understanding Gap End User Business unit CUSTOMER Marketing Delivery Through Internet Production SERVICE PROVIDER
Understanding Gap End User Business unit Understanding Gap CUSTOMER Marketing Delivery Through Internet Production SERVICE PROVIDER
Understanding Gap End User Business unit Understanding Gap CUSTOMER Quality Conformance Gap Marketing Delivery Through Internet Production SERVICE PROVIDER
Understanding Gap End User Business unit Understanding Gap CUSTOMER Quality Conformance Gap Marketing Delivery Through Internet Delivery Standards Gap Production SERVICE PROVIDER
CASE STUDY SCOPE OF ERP IN SME OF INDIA
“There is money at the bottom of the pyramid”-- Mr. C.K Prahalad About 90% of Large enterprises have already implemented ERP In India 46 % of GDP – SME 70% of enterprises – SME
CONCLUSION SaaS will be the most viable option for the following companies: Companies that are SMEs(Small & Mid Size Enterprises) Companies that need to be up and running quickly in a secure environment. Where acquisition / divesture has taken place. Companies operating in remote areas where IT resources are scarce Companies in low-tech industries where itis hard to recruit and retain IT talent Legacy applications are limiting growth and IT staffs have outdated skills