Enterprise Applications: Specialized by Industry; Engineered For Speed

Atul Sareen, MD, Infor India | Friday, 31 March 2017, 08:09 IST

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Although the economic environment has not been conducive, increased consumer demands and the emergence of the third platform convergence, will leave businesses few options but to embrace enterprise applications. The integration of social, mobile, and embedded analytics features in applications will drive a completely new set of competitive dynamics, and the availability of such applications on the cloud/SaaS deployment model would be an incentive for prospective buyers. With old school software solutions disrupting the IT business landscape, enterprise applications provide a gateway for mid and large sized enterprises, to gain freedom from it. From a micro vertical focus, the demand for enterprise applications in the growing market is on the rise, providing solutions meeting the demand of different sectors.

Moreover, with the market dynamics compelling businesses to strategize and react faster, there lies a void across industries, to which smarter technologies and products play a key role. ERP, LN, M3, Styeline, SunSystems, ION and Ming.le, have been helping businesses cater to specific industry needs.

Smart technologies catering to business needs

Designed to combat the complexities of a modern manufacturing supply chain, ERP software provides a robust, out-of-the-box capabilities with industry-specific needs built in. Simply stated, ERP provides manufacturers the absolute control over their operations and supply chain, to deliver productivity and profit. In addition, Syteline ERP solution, aid manufacturers improve productivity with the best practices and highly efficient process flows. Enterprises thus, are able to monitor customer demand, schedule delivery dates and track resources. Moreover, large organizations usually fret over the complex demands of global operations, LN, a comprehensive and powerful system helps such organizations combat them with ease. Engineering based industries like automotive, electronics and aerospace and defense are some verticals, leveraged through the use of LN.

With business needs changing by the hour, the need for a centralized multi country, Multi-lingual, Multi-currency and multi company solutions, with flexibility to adapt to such changes becomes imperative. Delivering an unmatched user experience with a broad array of integrated applications, is M3, specially designed for companies that make, move or maintain product. In lieu of the changing needs, enterprises require growth strategies in order to meet complex regulatory requirements. A financial management system combined with the latest technological innovations, aid enterprises address this concern. Using SunSystems, help address the challenge.

Additionally, enterprises require intelligent business operations with a simplified integration between disparate systems. Having a single consistent architecture, combined with contextual business intelligence and a common report and analysis, help overcome the void. ION, addresses the challenge with a single consistent architecture and also helps streamline workflow and business monitoring. Finally, one of the key requirements of a smooth scaling business is a comprehensive platform, aligning social collaborations, business process improvement and contextual analytics. Ming.Le provides such a platform, wherein, organizations share key screens, data, and attachments, thereby allowing organizations, save time and be focused.

Addressing business demands

Thus, using industry-specific applications and suites aligned with an innovative user experience, help organizations adapt to the changing business demands. Enterprise applications hence, present an opportunity to improve operations, driving growth across industry verticals.

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