(i.e." Enterprise”) rather than just one department
at a time
Advantages with an ERP in a corporate entity:
Ensures quicker processing of information and reduces
the burden of paper work.
Serving the customers efficiently by way of prompt
response and follow up.
The database not only becomes user friendly but also helps to do
away with unwanted ambiguity.
ERP is suitable for global operations as it encompasses all the
domestic jargons, currency conversions, diverse accounting standards
and multilingual facilities. Just like "Think Local. Act Global".
More easily manage complex corporate structures, market channels
and business scenarios.
Major players in ERP:
SAP & Oracle SAP (about $10 billion in total revenues) and Oracle (approximately $5 billion in applications revenues and $13 billion in total revenues) dominate the enterprise applications market by a wide margin. The presentation will reveal their strategies
SAP Vs. Oracle: The battle heats up:
SAP offering technical support and a conversion roadmap for customers running Siebel software- Press Release, SAP
Oracle Announces Premier Support Capabilities For SAP R/3; Takes One-Stop Support to the Next Level- Press Release, Oracle
Oracle revenues from sales of new licenses grew by 31 percent over the most recent quarter, compared with 14 percent for SAP – Gartner
More than 500 Customers Have Selected Oracle over SAP over the Past 9 Months- Press Release, Oracle
Hottest areas of competition between Oracle and SAP will be in MDM, analytics and repository architectures- Forrester
Customers turn to SAP for two reasons, One is the depth of our solution. The other is the enormous uncertainty of the alternative options- Gartner
SAP vs Oracle: Face-Off SAP’s approach is heavy on vision, light on details Customer data model still has to be finalized SAP will go to market as a solutions company Oracle will go to market as a portfolio company SAP Oracle
SAP Vs. Oracle: Latest Development
Oracle's Project Fusion is now the Fusion Applications product line.
SAP's mySAP Business Suite 2007 will be the next generation of its applications.
Oracle Fusion: Quick facts
SAP BPP: Quick facts Duet
Differences Between Oracle And SAP Next-Generation Architectures And Plans
Differences Between Oracle And SAP Next-Generation Architectures And Plans (continued)
Differences Between Oracle And SAP Next-Generation Architectures And Plans (continued)
SAP AG “ IT is moving from a driver of productivity to a driver of accelerated innovation, competitive differentiation and growth.” - Henning Kagermann, CEO, SAP AG
SAP AG: A quick overview: Revenues $10.91 Billions (Up 13%) Employees: 35,873 Customers 32,000 | Countries 120 | Industries 25 Independent ISVs 1,000 (supporting SAP NetWeaver platform) SAP SDN 360,000 Members Licenses Revenues grew by 18% to €2.8 Billion Deals Increased by 22% Strong growth North America and APAC Products ESA adoption, mySAP ERP suite Verticals Process Industry and Retail (63% growth) Ecosystem Microsoft Duet; Siemens Healthcare; and Intel Analytics package Key acquisitions Retail Triversity and Kinematics; Manufacturing Lighthammer Maintenance & Support TomorrowNow; SRM Frictionless Commerce
SAP AG: In services space
SAP Active Global Support
SAP Custom Development .
SAP Managed Services
Local presence in more than 50 countries
77 training centers
5 Global Support Centers
More than 3,200 employees in service and support
10,000 SAP consultants
120,000 partner consultants
Complete support coverage of all industries, solutions, and life-cycle phases
More than 30 years’ experience
9 custom development centers in Europe, Asia, and the Americas
4 custom data centers
Genuine 24/7 support
SAP AG: In Research & Development R&D Spent: $1.28 Billion (13% of overall revenues)
Head quartered at Germany with additional facilities in Australia, Canada, France, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Sample Research Areas:
ATHENA (Advanced Technologies for Interoperability of Heterogeneous Enterprise Networks and Their Applications),
“ xCarrier” - Allow shippers to seamlessly integrate services from different carriers
“ Digital Communities” initiative with Intel and various cities;
Collaborative Business Items (CoBIs) with BP;
wearIT@work and SNOW with EADS and Austrian GESPAG;
eJustice project with the Austrian Federal Chancellery; and
PROMISE with Bombardier and Caterpillar,
Product Development: Operations in Bulgaria, Germany, France, India, Israel, China, Japan, and North America, Focus areas: Duet | SAP Analytics | Hybrid SAP CRM Solution
SAP AG: Key investment areas The key market Small and Medium Enterprise
The key industry verticals
The key economics
The key program Safe Passage
The key partners
• Computer Associate
• Research in Motion
SAP Consulting “ As the trusted advisor for businesses large and small, SAP is determined to help each and every customer become a best-run business.” - Léo Apotheker, Head, Consulting, SAP AG
SAP Consulting – overview
SAP Consulting offers consulting, implementation, and optimization services.
SAP Consulting accounted for 25% of revenues of overall SAP revenues
69,000 projects over 30 years
Global coverage through a worldwide network of more than 9,000 SAP consultants and 180,000 certified partners
Delivering Consulting Services in more than 120 Countries .
SAP Consulting delivery
A single point of access to SAP Customer Services Network, two-way communications with SAP development, and the resources of the broader SAP organization
Learning opportunities and the transfer of best practices for more than 25 industries, knowledge of SAP software and technologies, and methodologies and skills
Packaged methodologies and content to accelerate project success and reduce implementation and operational costs
SAP consulting service categories and Offerings
Business and IT consulting
- SAP IT Strategy Development
- SAP Business Process Strategy Analysis
Solution and Architecture Design
- SAP Solution Prototyping
- SAP Feasibility Study
Technology Architecture Design
- SAP IT Assessment
- SAP IT Planning
- SAP System Architecture Planning
Business Process Design
- SAP Business Process Design
Program and Project Management
- SAP Organizational Change Management
- SAP Program Management
- SAP Project Management
Quality and Risk Management
- SAP IT Risk Management
- SAP Project Review
- SAP Solution Review
- SAP Technical Review
- SAP Solution Implementation Consulting
- SAP Configuration
- SAP Test Management
- SAP Technical Analysis & Design
- SAP Technical Installation
- SAP Technical Migration
- SAP Application Integration
Solution Optimization & Upgrade
- SAP Technical Upgrade Consulting
- SAP Business Application Upgrade Consulting
Services for Entire IT Life- Cycles Strategic Consulting Services Solution Delivery Services Operation Services Life-cycle Management Services
Quality and risk management
Ongoing process and system optimization
Development of business and IT strategies
High-level planning and design of solutions and architecture
Evaluation and selection of implementation methodologies
Analysis of benefits, risks, and costs
Detailed planning and design of solutions
Development of blueprints for enterprise Solution
Analysis and design of technical architectures
Optimization of operations
Ongoing enhancement of solutions and Technology Platforms
Migrations and upgrades
Optimization of system landscape
Oracle Corp: A quick overview Oracle Corp. ($ 11.8 B FY 2005) Software (80%) Services (20%) New Software Licenses (44%) Software Licenses updates and Product Support (56%) Consulting (75%) On Demand (13%) Education (12%) Americas (49%) EMEA (36%) APAC (15%) Software Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Application Server Oracle Collaboration Suite Oracle Developer Suite Oracle Data Hub Applications Software Oracle E Business Suite PeopleSoft Enterprise JD Edwards EnterpriseOne JD Edwards World Siebel Applications Project Fusion
Oracle Corp: Strategy Oracle Strategy Oracle Fusion Architecture Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Applications Services Oriented Architecture Information Driven Architecture Grid Computing Architecture Applications Platform Suite Best of Breed Middleware Easy to adopt technology Standard based Technology Declarative Development Tools Improve Business Flexibility Improve corporate performance Improve Business Productivity Superior Ownership Experience
With the GSD approach, Oracle is able to provide services that span the entire solution lifecycle. Including services that help you maintain and optimize your environments
Both SAP and Oracle are asking pre-maturely for deep commitments
New technology adoption: Fusion Apps and mySAP 2007
New governance model: EAS and SOA
New pricing models: Yet not clear
New scalability and reliability cycles: Longer Innovation to Market
New migration choices: Lack of detailed road maps
What is SAP and Aim of SAP?
Systems Applications and Products.
The original SAP idea was to provide customers with the ability to interact with a common corporate database for a comprehensive range of applications.
SAP - ERP R/3 FI Financial Accounting CO Controlling PS Project System WF Workflow IS Industry Solutions MM Materials Mgmt. HR Human Resources SD Sales & Distribution PP Production Planning QM Quality Management PM Plant Maintenance SM Service Manage- ment Integrated Solution Client / Server Open Systems EC Enterprise Controlling AM Fixed Assets Mgmt.
SAP ERP Functionality
Including personalized information access and tailored reporting
To help you in all areas of your business. with full support to integrate
Your core business processes.
Provides a foundation for growth, innovation and End-to-End business process excellence.
With SAP ERP you can
Sharpen Business Insight: gives fast access to accurate information about your business. Finally decision making is easy on critical issues. As a result you can identify opportunities for your business.
Respond Faster: you can empower the people in your organization by providing them with the information needed to react promptly and respond proactively to market and competitive challenges.
Optimize Financial Management: you can optimize your financial operations by streamlining and automating accounting and financial supply chain management while ensuring regulatory compliances.
Manage Your Most Valuable Asset – Your People: you can support your employees through every phase of their employment, from recruiting, on boarding and training to professional development and promotion.
SAP: Setting a new standard in ERP Software
Industry specific functionality: provides support for more than 25 industries with industry-specific features that enable organizations to leverage industry-wide best practices.
Simplified user experience: user defined work lists, role based access and interactive forms all enhance the usability of SAP ERP.
Advanced business intelligence, reporting and analytics: offer solutions that give you better insight into your business and processes.
Enterprise Service Oriented Architecture: reusable enterprise services are readily available for deploying flexible business processes.
SAP ERP supports a broad range of business processes
Human capital management
Procurement & Logistics execution
Sales & Service
Product development & Manufacturing
SAP – Process Integration
The Benefits of SAP ERP
Improve cost control through integrated management of key business
processes across your organization.
Accelerate response to market changes and competitive challenges.
Lower costs by standardizing enterprise software on a single integration platform.
Improve process standardization, efficiency and adaptability by utilizing service oriented architecture.