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ERP Software Why its good

  1. 1. Open Source Enterprise Systems Nilima Rout Eddie Basiliere Chris Mowbray
  2. 2. WHY OPEN SOURCE? <ul><li>Very Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Very Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Vender Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Popularity of Businesses </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of Open Source <ul><li>1999 Jorg Jenke </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed using Java and Oracle. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2000 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First deployment went into production. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2002 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First public training. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2003 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing profits emerge for Compiere! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2007 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compiere becomes the #1 Open Source business suite! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Open Source: An Emerging Technology Open Source ERP Commercial ERP The source code is open to everyone and it can be modified by the clients according to the requirements It is the legal property of a vendor. The vendor limits access to the underlying source code. Do not need license Do need license Easier integration with current system, maintenance and implementation. Takes long time for implementation, expensive to maintain and complicated. Need lot of customization Internet Based Have to implement on Client side More secure Less secure
  6. 6. Key Features & Functions of Open Source ERP Systems <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased adaptability and visibility. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easier integration with current system. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Longevity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Based </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Functions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Procurement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Warehouse Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CRM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reporting & Analytics </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Market Overview: Open Source ERP systems <ul><li>Less than 20% of ERP Market Share </li></ul><ul><li>Top of Market </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Off the shelf ERP Products </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source ERP -> </li></ul><ul><ul><li>newer industries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not restricted to long term contract </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Market OVERVIEW
  9. 9. Vendors of Open Source ERP systems Small Startup –> Fortune 500 companies <ul><li>Banking </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Apparel </li></ul>Micro, small and medium business enterprises <ul><li>Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Retail </li></ul><ul><li>Professional services </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul>
  10. 10. OpenTaps ERP5 OpenERP Compiere Upgrading Capability High Level Customization High customization Flexible High customization <ul><li>#1 Leader in Open Erp systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Capable upgrade </li></ul>Functionality & Compatibility <ul><li>All major open source relational databases. </li></ul><ul><li>Fully Functional </li></ul><ul><li>Elite CMF (content management framework) </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent Scalability </li></ul><ul><li>350 modules </li></ul><ul><li>over 700 installations/day </li></ul><ul><li>2 accounting schemes </li></ul><ul><li>Strong CRM system </li></ul><ul><li>No flexible layout (fat client) </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud technology </li></ul><ul><li>Great scalability </li></ul>Programming language & Diversity 39 Languages JAVA, scripting 3 Languages Python 45+ countries 11 languages Python 26 Languages Multiple International sites JAVA Security Good Fine grained access control Zope Security Model Excellent security Good, Limited due to PostGRe Fine grained security system Price $150 per user per year ( 10 pack) $1500 yearly $65-261 per month $790-3132 yearly $8870 yearly Corp $4956 yearly Basic $1956 yearly SMB <ul><li>$795 per user per year (min 10) </li></ul><ul><li>$7950 yearly </li></ul>Target Customers Small Start-up companies to Fortune 500 companies Banking, aerospace, govt, health, apparel Micro, small and medium enterprises NOT LARGE Distribution, retail, professional services, and MFG facilitites
  11. 11. Strengths Weaknesses OpenTaps Multi-site, 3-tier-web architecture, robust security, written in Java & scripting language, good support system Do not have flexible upgrades or user-friendly ERP5 Very user-friendly, 3-tier web architecture, excellent scalability, robust security, high latency of VPN’s security, built in Python programming language, very good upgrade frequency, simulation based ERP, Live Tutorial Cd No documentation and does not have flexible upgrades OpenERP Flexible upgrade, Flexible report generation, User friendly, good update frequency Weak scalability, built on Perl programming language, does not have good support system Compiere Cloud Technology, flexible upgrades, multi-site, scalability, robust security, use Java as programming language,good migration tool for easy integration between current and old system Uses 3 tier-web architecture for accounting module but rest is in 2 tier architecture, not very user-friendly.
  12. 13. ERP 5!
  13. 14. WHY ERP5? <ul><li>Complete Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Zope (transactional workflows) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Describe the business process of the customer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce BOM (bill of materials) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce BOO (bill of operations) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multilingual web based interface </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in data warehouse & Reporting Engine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Converts information entered by users into pre-processed data for efficient table based reporting. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Built-in synchronization Engine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enable mobile users to bring the complete ERP system on their laptop and later synchronize it. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Innovative design </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation Based Planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All future consequences of every business decision are calculated in real time and made available to reporting. Helps maximize efficiency. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Offer User and Developer training </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly Cheap Professional Maintenance fees ( $790-3132)/yr </li></ul>
  14. 15. Adoption of Products