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  1. 1. The Future of ERP:Technologies, That You Should Look-out ForPresented by:Anish KanaranRegional DirectorEpicor Software Corporation © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  2. 2. The Evolution : Humans & Internet GraduatedThe New breed: Students who are born & brought-up withthe internet, will graduate from college in 2011 2011 College Late Twitter & Android 2000 High School Mid Facebook 2000 6th Grade Early Dot com Bust 2nd Grade 2000 Late Dot com Boom Kindergarten 1990’s & Google Mid 1990’s IE & Yahoo Born AOL 1990 © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  3. 3. ‘Cloud Computing’ What’s Next  Dynamism ??????  Abstraction  Resource Sharing © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  4. 4. ERP Pain Points: Are You Feeling It? Slow time High cost Risky Data to value and upgrade quality and and limited complexity cycle consistency agility © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  5. 5. The future of enterprise apps: Next-generationarchitecture strategies — the road to SOA SOA (2010s) Object Oriented Architecture Client (2000s) Server (1990s) Legacy Some ERP Vendors in the market are (1970s – still struggling to modernize there 1980s) legacy architecture, to reach this stage. © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  6. 6. SOA v/s Big SOA © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  7. 7. SOA v/s Big SOA• SOA as “service-orientation” - • Big SOA started as a simple application design approach methodology to put multiple• The basic goals of service- applications under a single orientation are: IT umbrella architecture. – to make an application easily • Big SOA is about wrapping all accessible for diverse callers of your enterprise and applications inside an – to segregate the application’s overarching set of software capabilities from business and tools to create a “single processes. system view”. © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  8. 8. SOA: The Platform for the Next 10 Years From ToFunction oriented Process orientedBuilt to last Built to changeProlonged development cycles Incrementally built and deployedBatch processing Real timeTightly coupled Loosely coupledApplication silos Orchestrated servicesObject oriented Message orientedKnown implementation Abstraction Client-Server Service Oriented Architecture © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  9. 9. True Service Oriented-Architecture™ (SOA)• SOA for Server Business logic • Built for change SOA Server Logic• SOA for Client logic • Designed for people• Reduces cost and complexity • Ready for business• True SOA™ • Abstraction of complexities • Flexible self-describing business services • XML metadata SOA Client Logic• Web Services as a by product • Easier application-application integration and B2B connectivity © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  10. 10. The Future of ERP: Expanding Dimensions 1. Cloud Computing 2. Industry Solutions 3. Business Intelligence 4. Mobile Solutions 5. Enterprise 2.0Source: Leading independent technology & research company: ERP Software Trends In 2010 And Beyond. © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  11. 11. Cloud Computing © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  12. 12. Cloud Computing “SaaS” software as a service consume it “PaaS” platform as a service build on it“IaaS”infrastructure as a servicemigrate to it IT as a Service Courtesy: Microsoft Corporation © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  13. 13. Cloud Computing – Whats in it for you“..well see companies with large, on-premises ERP deployments begin to add morecloud-based, departmental applications and, in some cases, develop a two-tier strategy,with the second tier running in the cloud..” 1. Complete choice and flexibility for ERP deployment. 2. Rapid, secure, low cost access to value- added solutions. Source: Cloud-Based ERP May Be Approaching the Tipping Point by Leading global IT research & advisory firm , May 2011. © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  14. 14. Industry Solutions © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  15. 15. Industry Solutions “Today’s increasing complexity of business processes requires solutions that are tailored to respective industry challenges. Vendors…must provide preconfigured best-practice packages to unlock access to new enhanced capabilities.” Source: Leading independent technology & research company © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  16. 16. Business Intelligence © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  17. 17. In the next 5 years enterprise data will grow… 650% 80% will be unstructured! Did you know that?Its estimated that 40 Exabyte (thats 4.0 x 1019) ofunique new information will be generated worldwidethis year.Thats estimated to be more than in the previous 5,000years. Source: Leading global IT research & advisory firm © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  18. 18. Embedded Business Intelligence – The Benefits • Supports real-time information with anywhere, anytime, any device access • Empowers users without compromising security or straining IT resources • Improves operational efficiency and predictability through best practices • Establishes a culture of high performance that aligns users with objectives • Reduces “shelf-ware” with rapid adoption and implementation of BI enterprise wide • Drives better business insights and smarter decisions © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  19. 19. Mobile Solutions © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  20. 20. The Three Types of Enterprise Mobility Handheld, MES Field Mobile Smart Devices “On-site applications for “Robust field applications “Web Access and updates tasks on the move.” for ruggedized devices.” on the go for any device.” Connected Local Wireless Remote Internet Anywhere Connected People, Processes, and Applications © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  21. 21. Mobile Apps: Lowering TCO & IncreasingProductivity 33% of 90% of 80% of respondents organizations business used their will support will support a personal mobile corporate apps workforce devices at work, on personal using during last 1 mobile devices tablets month by 2014 by 2013 Source: Leading global IT research & advisory firm © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  22. 22. Mobile Solutions: The Impact“… companies are transitioning from very focused anddedicated mobile systems loosely linked to ERP to mobilesystems tightly aligned with accessing ERP capabilities.“Having the right device, for the right role, with the rightERP access will lead to improvements beyond a typical ERPimplementation.” Source: Leading IT research & analysis company, May 2011. © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  23. 23. Enterprise 2.0 © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  24. 24. Enterprise 2.0 Engagement Sign up and go Social Networking Aggregation Don’t search – Explore!! Tagging - New Structures Collaboration Distributed work Empowerment for the user © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  25. 25. The Influence of Social Media“SMBs and large enterprises have been seen joining social networking sites like Facebook as aplatform to and large enterprisesand/or servicesseen joining social feedback.” “SMBs market their latest product have been offerings as well as to gain networking sites like Facebook as a platform to market their latest"This behavior of businesses extending their presence in social media spaces will generate product and/or services offerings as well as to gain feedback.”interests to integrate systems that will mine data for businesses to analyze.“As"This behavior500 businessesFacebook users, approx 1 in every 13 people on Earth of 2011, there are of million active extending their presence in socialuses Facebook. media spaces will generate interests to integrate systems that will mine data for businesses to analyze.“Twitter witnessed 32% increase in online traffic in 2011 As of 2011, there are 500 million active Facebook users, approx 1 in every 13 people on Earth uses Facebook. Twitter witnessed 32% increase in online traffic in 2011 Source: IDC ASEAN, Techvibes Media & onlineschools.org Source: IDC ASEAN, Techvib`es Media & onlineschools.org © Epicor Software Corporation
  26. 26. ERP: The Future of Business Starts Here• Today’s market demands a new approach that existing systems and processes can’t easily handle• Modern ERP solutions offer strong emerging technologies that are gaining momentum globally• Current and future initiatives should be focused on using technology to help business……Spark Innovation and Power Growth Growth Through Innovation © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  27. 27. About Epicor © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  28. 28. Epicor at a Glance Founded 1972 Employees ~4,000 Revenues $840M+* Partners 400* Based on FY 2011 © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  29. 29. Epicor by the Numbers 16 The average % revenue growth rate for Epicor over the last 7 years, 2x the market for business software 40 Years Epicor has been in business, and the years of functional history reflected in Epicor products today 95 Percentage of customers who are actively supported150 Countries where Epicor does business and serves customers3000 Businesses selecting Epicor Next-generation ERP Number of vendors in the Visionary quadrant in the latest Magic 1 Quadrant by Leading global IT research & advisory firm for midmarket ERP © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  30. 30. Our Global CustomersIndustries Manufacturing Distribution Retail ServicesOver33,000customersRevenues$10M - $2BIn over 150countriesIn over 30languagesWith 95%retention © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  31. 31. Our Unique Solution Position Market Deployment Large Enterprise • On Premise • >2,500 employees • $30B market • SaaS Upper Midsize • On Premise • 500-2,500 employees • $15B market • SaaS Lower Midsize • On Premise • 100-500 employees • $15B market • SaaS Small Business • On Premise • <100 employees • $10B market • SaaS One product and technology for small to large businesses, on premise or on demand. © Epicor Software Corporation 2011
  32. 32. Thank You Reach me @ Anish Kanaran Epicor Software ME +971 50 657 9424 akanaran@epicor.com www.epicor.com www.facebook.com/epicor www.twitter.com/EpicorEMEA © Epicor Software Corporation 2011