ERP case studies
An ERP case study is a way of doing research on a company which has purchased/ developed in-house an ERP software, implemented the same, reaped the benefits. An ERP case study covers various aspects of developing or customizing the ERP software and using it.
ERP case studies can be used as a basis for learning the best practices which can be adapted for successful implementation of ERP software.
Many Case studies are used by companies to promote their products and help prospective customers to study the various aspects of development and installation and usage of the ERP software.
Large ERP companies like SAP and Oracle have several case studies conducted on their implementations both by themselves and by independent research companies.
A typical ERP case begins with a detailed understanding of the cost saving analysis, working of the company the various business processes which occur in a company, a detailed vendor evaluation process, requirement study, implementation process including the date wise steps and customization issues, and a final concluding study.
Reputed companies conduct intense case studies and conclusions are translated into actions in their future ERP releases.
ERP case studies can be based on companies which have had a successful ERP implementation or a failed implementation.
Such case studies highlight the practical aspects of ERP implementation and enable people to learn and avoid mistakes committed earlier.
When developing an ERP software we have to incorporate all the lessons learnt from past experience. If you look at today’s ERP software you will find many such lessons incorporated. One of the major lesson is the facility to easily access a particular section of the ERP software and remove a bug. This is possible with a layered approach to ERP software development. In the book shown here you will find many such factors incorporated and one of them is the layered design. The layered design facilitates a successful implementation of an ERP project.