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Top five future

trends in ERP
Hamad alshlawi

Outline
Cloud ERP
Open source ERP
Mobile ERP
Social ERP
Data

Introduction
In recent times, technical leaps achieved
amazing especially at the level of cloud
computing and mobile devices as tablets and
smart phones, as well as rapid development in
social networks. all these make employers
think seriously to make the most of the
technology. also this trend contributed to
making ERP keep pace with the requirements
of business and make fun of all its capabilities
to take advantage of technical and make plan
to keep pace with this goal.

Cloud ERP

CLOUD COMPUTING MODELS


Public Cloud
Private Cloud
Hybrid Cloud

CLOUD COMPUTING SERVICES


Software as a Service (SaaS)
Platform as a service (PaaS)
Infrastructure as a Service

(IaaS)

Cloud ERP

Table 1. Classification of Differences between SaaS- and OP-ERP

Cloud ERP

Table 1. Classification of Differences between SaaS- and OP-ERP

Cloud ERP

Table 1. Classification of Differences between SaaS- and OP-ERP

Cloud ERP

Copyright. Hurwitz & Associates. Source: The Compelling TCO Case for
Cloud Computing in SMB and Mid-Market Enterprises. 2009.

Open Source ERP for SaaS


Upfront Costs
Licensing fees: free.
Customization, training, data migration, and
configuration.
Ongoing costs
Paying the provider for as long as your contract lasts.

Ease/Speed of Implementation
Implemented in just a few hours; customizations,
training, and data migration can take weeks or months.
Flexibility
Reduce the amount of flexibility.

Open Source ERP


Customization
Multi-tenant SaaS solutions will be less customizable.
Single tenant allows a customer to gain access to the

source code.

Support
Provider is required who can understand both the

software and the service delivery.

New Features and Updates


Without a schedule of upgrades or bug fixes.
Security
Needs to be managed carefully to ensure proper security

access and process management.

Mobile ERP

Make better

decisions
everywhere
Rapid time to value
Extend Mobile
Analytics throughout
& beyond your
organization

Next Generation Visual

Analysis
Contextual Analytics
Services
New On-Demand & Cloud
Solutions

Social ERP

Ability to

capture the
decision
Information
in context
Ability to
leverage the
network

Converge collaboration and

business intelligence
Enable real-time social analysis
Capture collaboration context

at all points in the information


supply chain

Data
Big data and Business Intelligence (BI)
Enable BI for in-memory solutions
Enable BI for real-time operational systems,
Internet activity, or streaming data
Bigger data and storage
Virtual data centers

Conclusion
Market- Focus should be on the SME
ERP systems will become easier to use, while

the cloud, mobile devices and social media


will have an impact on products on offer to
manufacturers.

References
http://info.trekglobal.com/blog/bid/283612/5-ERP-Hot-Topics-for-2013
http://www.bmicloud.com/business-management/customization-will-be-key-fo

r-future-cloud-based-erp
CLOUD ERP A SOLUTION MODEL G. Fathima Haseen Raihana Assistant
Professor, Department of Computer Science, Jamal Mohamed College,
Tiruchirappalli-20, TamilNadu, INDIA
Considering the Companys Characteristics in Choosing between SaaS vs.
On-Premise-ERPs Bjrn Link University of St.Gallen (HSG), St. Gallen,
Switzerland bjoern.link@student.unisg.ch
http://www.erpsoftware-news.com/2013/03/open-source-erp-vs-proprietary-er
p-for-delivering-saas.html
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericsavitz/2012/10/22/gartner-10-critical-tech-tr
ends-for-the-next-five-years
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The Future of Business Intelligence at SAP BusinessObjects September 1013, 2012 Orlando, Florida