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  1. 1. E nterprise R esource P lanning for Braebill <ul><li>Presenters </li></ul><ul><li>Meenakshi Issar </li></ul><ul><li>Muhammad Shameer </li></ul><ul><li>Dhiraj Garg </li></ul><ul><li>Sajeev Purushothaman </li></ul>
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>Why and What is ERP ? </li></ul><ul><li>The Current Scenario at Braebill </li></ul><ul><li>2-Tier ERP </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Approach – ERP Implementation at Braebill </li></ul><ul><li>2 Tier ERP Survey Results </li></ul><ul><li>Common ERP Challenges </li></ul><ul><li>ERP Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>ERP Product Selection Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Pitfalls & Points of concern </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Success Factors for ERP </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why ERP? <ul><li>For Management – to know what is happening </li></ul><ul><li>in the company </li></ul><ul><li>One solution for better Management </li></ul><ul><li>For cycle time reduction </li></ul><ul><li>To achieve cost control & low working capital </li></ul><ul><li>To marry latest technologies </li></ul><ul><li>To shun the geographical gaps </li></ul><ul><li>To satisfy the customers with high expectations </li></ul><ul><li>To be Competitive & for survival </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  4. 4. What is ERP - Braebill? <ul><li>Facilitates company-wide integrated information systems, covering all functional areas </li></ul><ul><li>Performs core Corporate activities and increases customer service augmenting Corporate Image </li></ul>ERP is a solution, which Enterprise Resource Planning
  5. 5. The Current Scenario at Braebill <ul><li>Braebill’s focus is Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Braebill actively focused on Lean Manufacturing and Kaizen events focusing entirely on its Customer and Knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>Several inflexible Legacy Systems with complex code and very little useful documentation </li></ul><ul><li>Plan to go with Convergence is a move toward a standardized platform, architecture, development environment, database, reporting tools, and network software </li></ul><ul><li>The current connectivity of IS between Braebill & Westlin is very limited. </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  6. 6. 2-tier ERP “ ERP is a Software solution that addresses the Enterprise needs, taking a process view of the overall organization to meet the goals, by tightly integrating all functions and under a common software platform” 2-Tier ERP offers many of the same benefits as 1-Tier software but often at a lower cost & significantly lesser implementation time. Enterprise Resource Planning
  7. 7. Hybrid Approach – ERP Implementation at Braebill <ul><li>Hybrid Approach : Centralized Tier-1 ERP for the major parts of the business and a standardized Tier-2 ERP in the business units. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the Analysis of the Platforms and Applications used at the Braebill and Westlin – convergence of the common </li></ul><ul><li>The centralized Tier-1 ERP will cover the common Business systems across all the subsidiaries. </li></ul><ul><li>Centralized Tier-1 ERP for major common Business Systems and Tier-2 ERP specific to the Braebill’s & Westlin’s . </li></ul><ul><li>As the core of the 2 companies almost uses the same major Business systems – Tier-1 and then Tier-2 - based on the Business domains of the 2 companies – i.e. Manufacturing, Parts Distribution - their Business Systems differ. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Two Tier ERP Strategies Gain Favor In Next Gen IT Leader Apps Strategies 2-Tier ERP Survey Results
  9. 9. Industry Requirements And Cost Drive Push To Two-Tier Apps Strategies 2Tier ERP Survey Results
  10. 16. ERP – Expectations <ul><li>Integrating all the functions </li></ul><ul><li>Integrating the systems running in all the locations </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency of information using a single </li></ul><ul><li>data source across the organization </li></ul><ul><li>Software must be responsive </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Modular </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to add functionalities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide growth path </li></ul></ul></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  11. 17. ERP Product selection Phase <ul><li>ERP Team formation for selection </li></ul><ul><li>Appointment of Consultants [if needed] </li></ul><ul><li>Scoping study </li></ul><ul><li>Product selection </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation partners selection </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware/Communication cost estimation </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  12. 18. Product Selection - Parameters <ul><li>Reputation of the ERP product </li></ul><ul><li>No. of installations in the geographical vicinity </li></ul><ul><li>% of the overall functional availability </li></ul><ul><li>Customization possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>After sales support </li></ul><ul><li>Your investment plan & budget </li></ul><ul><li>Implementation partner’s track record </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  13. 19. Technology Support Costs 5 Strategic Requirement Levels Functionality Goal: To select the Most Suitable Software Package Solution Vendor ERP Product selection Criteria Enterprise Resource Planning
  14. 20. Preparation Phase <ul><li>Framing ERP Implementation Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Formation of Apex & Steering committees </li></ul><ul><li>Functional & IT team formation </li></ul><ul><li>Training on ERP functions & features </li></ul><ul><li>Scope finalization </li></ul><ul><li>Action plan to resolve the gaps </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  15. 21. Points of concern- Need to prepare for the same <ul><li>Costly comparing to custom-built options </li></ul><ul><li>Lot of hidden costs </li></ul><ul><li>Chances of cost & time overrun are high </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsion to pay for redundant modules/features </li></ul><ul><li>Vigorous involvement of all during implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Non-availability of special practices like Customer </li></ul><ul><li>Complaint, Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>Linking historical data – offline & painful </li></ul><ul><li>The requirement of Change Management is a must </li></ul><ul><li>Dependency on outsiders is high </li></ul><ul><li>IT department – Poor grip on the Implemented systems </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  16. 22. Critical Success Factors for ERP <ul><li>The firm & optimistic approach of the Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>on adapting the ERP product driven methodologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on customization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>on monetary commitments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The dedicated Team </li></ul><ul><li>Good Training </li></ul><ul><li>Strict adherence to the Project schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Right technical infra-structure </li></ul><ul><li>Change Management </li></ul>Enterprise Resource Planning
  17. 23. Thanks for your Participation & Co-operation