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Standardization and Integration for Common Interface – Enterprise Resource Planning

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ERP or Enterprise Resource Planning are one of the planning method that often used by the enterprises to get to their goals in the most objective way. However, the meaning of ERP starting to decrease recently into integrating two or more applications that separated.

Enterprise Resource PlanningThis integration requires the common database and some hardware and software components. There are usually several things that been included in ERP systems, such as financial, manufacturing, human resource function, and also sales and department. These things often separated in different modules that could be tied up in one big system.

The benefits of ERP for each module are:
- Creating a single unified database that could be accessible by people who already had a granted accessed
- Having one simple user interface to dealing with all modules, thus minimizing the confusion and learning curve
- Standardization for all modules and database that leads to minimum maintenance costs and maximum understanding for each user.

Some of the modules that being included in this ERP system have their own properties, and it will and taking care of different aspects in the enterprises. Below are lists of the properties that being taken care of for each module :-

1. Manufacturing

Dealing with all things related to manufacturing process, starting form the production schedule, engineering, material lists, workflow, process management, cost control, and quality control.

2. Supply Chain Management

This module mostly dealing with supply chain planning, supplier monitoring, supplier data storage, purchasing function, and so on.

3. Customer Relationship Management

This module taking care of all aspects that related to customer like customer supports, sales and distribution, after-sale follow up, and so on. This is one of the most important part in your business. If you have a poor support system, people don’t want to buy anything from you anymore.

4. Financial

Just like the name implies, it will taken care of all business issues related to financial. Some of them are cash flow management, cash flow control, accounts payment and receive, etc.

5. Human Resource

This module mostly dealing with payroll and the people that working in the enterprises. It is important to realize that Human Resource and Payroll System are to be working seamlessly with other financial modules.

Enterprise Resource Planning SystemsThose are the most common modules that you could find in the ERP system. There could be a lot more modules like project management or data warehouse, but it’s not really essentials. This system could also be used to providing interface for the business owners and the customers. If you decide to use the ERP system for the first time, you need to realize that the costs of it will be a bit expensive, especially if you’ve never have any system to begin with.

However, this problem could be easily solved by mimicking the ERP system that already adopted by other successful enterprises. By doing this, you’re not only having a guaranteed success with your ERP system, but also increasing your profits at the same time. Before you installed any of this ERP system, make sure you already have a support system who can answer all of the questions regarding the using of ERP system. If you don’t want to answer the questions yourself, better to get some people who already have the experience in that field to take care of that for you.

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