ERP systems touch almost all parts of a company and the successful implementation of ERP could be one of the most challenging tasks a company faces. Small and medium enterprises have certain peculiar challenges that distinguish their approach to ERP. Typically small and medium enterprises have complex and unique business processes, structures and practices that need to be tailored to suit the organization. Also the low bandwidth of users, inadequacy of specialized technical skills in the IT team and tight budgets require the vendor’s organization to step up with fine tuned software, support and implementation services that can guarantee the success of the project.
Figure 2: easi-Manufacture’s flexible design makes it applicable to a wide range of industries and can be easily tailored to suit the business processes of individual organizations. Besides the industries coverage, the modular design of the solution enables implementation of critical modules such as payroll, human resources, financial accounting etc in a stand alone mode.
easi-Manufacture is a product developed, implemented and supported by an experienced team of professionals with over 600 person-years of ERP domain experience spanning various industries. The product reflects this wealth of experience through the incorporation of industry best practices which can be leveraged by customers for competitive advantage. easi implementation consultants understand the business processes for various industries and can effectively tailor the product to suit specific customer needs.
easi-Manufacture improvises the communication between various business functions/departments through powerful workflow solutions. An ‘Inbox’ provides users with transaction items that require their actions thus facilitating focus on pending transactions. Such actions as approvals can be automatically routed through the business process to appropriate persons at various levels of authorization. Alerts and action messages ensure that the workflow solution efficiently drives the business process forward across functions/departments.
easi-Manufacture is a single integrated solution as per specific business requirements of each individual customer. This eliminates the need for interfaces between various sub systems addressing different needs of individual departments/functions supplied by different vendors. The system also eliminates islands of information and effectively enables a single view of the enterprise across geographical locations and departments/processes.
easi-Manufacture provides customers with enhanced functionality throughout the support life cycle of the engagement. In both the licensed and the hosted models, latest software upgrades are available to the customer on a frequent basis. The cutting edge technology platform also ensures that state of the art technology is deployed to benefit the customer.
easi-Manufacture is an online system that captures data and provides real time business information for decision making. All reports and MIS reflect the current data and provide users with appropriate, up to date information for use. easi-Manufacture framework allows users to browse data through PC browsers as a default medium; however the framework also enables the data to be delivered across various technology devices like mobile phones (through browsing or by text messaging)
The solution reduces the time taken to complete a specific task with readily available history and data so that decisions are simplified. A flexible process ensures that the required business scenarios are executed with minimum steps. Also easi-Manufacture carries the data across various tasks in the business process thus reducing, duplication of effort, errors and enhancing employee productivity.
Both in the short and long term, easi-Manufacture benefits organizations through effective usage of their manpower and other resources. It enables the organization to be competitive with analysis of historical information and providing real time data for quick decision making. It also enables the day to day tasks of user groups to be achieved with minimum efforts.