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Aligning ERP and Enterprise Architecture

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Selecting an ERP Reporting Framework and Some Considerations For Aligning Reporting Technology with the Business in an ERP Environment - When deciding to implement an ERP Reporting Framework, one of the key priority concerns is to assure that the technology architecture and facilities are aligned with the business process requirement, and the way that the users work and rely on data and reporting information. Traditional and widely used ERP solutions such as SAP, Oracle/ERP, MFG/PRO and Dynamics AX (Axapta) rely on core ...
is an Integrated computer-based system used to manage internal and external resources, including tangible assets, financial resources, materials, and human resources. It is a software architecture whose purpose is to facilitate the flow of information between all business functions inside the boundaries of the organization and manage the connections to outside stakeholders. Built on a centralized database and normally utilizing a common computing platform, ERP systems consolidate all business operations into a uniform and enterprise-wide system environment. An ERP system can either reside on a centralized server or be ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
BPM-EAI: Is BPM a surround strategy or a support strategy or is it ...
Infosys’ BPM-EAI blog offers a platform to discuss the latest trends in the Business Process Management and Enterprise Application Integration spaces. Exchange thoughts, ideas and opinions with Infosys experts on how BPM and EAI programs can be leveraged to achieve operational excellence and maximize your return on investment. « Winning the shared service battle against forces of federated structure... | Main | The Enterprise App Store is here.. » I guess the answer is all of the above but as an architect I need to add the two omni present words "it depends". Somehow when I analyze the above ... market research, surveys and trends
Cloud Computing | Social Networking Comes to Enterprise ...
Over the past week we wrote about two interesting events that point to the same trend: the marriage of enterprise applications and Web 2.0-style social networking. One was Salesforce.com’s relaunch of Chatter , a cloud computing-based set of social networking features layered on top of that company’s sales force automation applications or other applications running in Salesforce.com’s cloud environment. Chatter, a Facebook-like social networking service for businesses, lets users post profiles, create collaboration groups, share content, and stream information from different sources, such as enterprise applications. The other ... market research, surveys and trends

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ALIGNING ERP AND ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE

The FDIC Is Aligning IT to Business Through Enterprise Architecture
The CIO credits EA with helping achieve a 23 percent reduction in the application portfolio, with estimated annual savings of $2.8 million. This reduction also simplified the ... instrumental in keeping its ERP project largely on time and within ... recommended by Gartner (see “Enterprise Architecture Improves IT ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Be Careful of ERP and SaaS Market Statistics in 2009 Year-End ...
If enterprise-software market size, growth trends and market dynamics in general, such as adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS), matter to an ERP or enterprise-software decision you are making, be cautious about your sources.  All this information should be important to you for the reasons I mentioned in my post "Is Your Walk Down Enterprise Software Memory Lane Bittersweet?" But you need to be careful not to depend on statistics about a $250 billion market taken from a few paragraphs in a 20-paragraph article.   Here's an example from CIO magazine about the ERP market, called the "Future of ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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A panel convened by Operational Risk & Regulation talks candidly about how the concept of governance, risk & compliance has been slow to gain traction in the industry. But, despite the challenges of implementing a holistic framework, the benefits can be considerable The Panel Tom Bolger , Vice president of global marketing, Methodware Isabelle Chevret , Corporate marketing and communications director, MEGA International Matt Kimber , Chief risk officer, Marsh Sean Sullivan , Senior director of product management, Actimize Loretta Wickenden , CEO and president, co-founder, Latilla The financial crisis demonstrated all the value ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Why management processes and techniques remain in the Dark Ages...?
Managing organisations has remained in the Dark Ages. The Industrial Age of the 19th Century and has not changed since the days of Adam Smith's divisions of labour and Henry Ford's economies of scale . Not much has changed in the last 80-90 years and now cracks are appearing as the Information   Age is placing new demands on businesses and management against a background of volatile markets and the increasing pace of globalisation. Today’s management processes are designed around division of labour principles, the economies of scale and standard rate/cost card systems – techniques and ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

ALIGNING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WITH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ...
Enterprise Resource Planning Implementation (ERP) in the US Manufacturing Sector . Omega, 31 (3), 235-246. Madapusi, A. and D'Souza, D. (2005). Aligning ERP ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
U.S. GAO - DOD Business Systems Modernization: Navy ERP Adherence ...
The Department of Defense's (DOD) difficulty in implementing business systems that are efficient and effective continues despite the billions of dollars that it invests each year. For a decade now--since 1995--we have designated DOD's business systems modernization as "high-risk." GAO was asked to (1) provide a historical perspective on the planning and costs of the Navy's four Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) pilot projects, and the decision to merge them into one program; (2) determine if the Navy has identified lessons from the pilots, how the lessons are being used, and challenges that remain; and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Dr - IST: Enterprise Architecture
Peters, M.R. & Cameron, B. H. (2007). Learning and Re-Learning the Trade: Professional Development in IT Jobs Through Participation in Technology Discussion Groups. Journal of Information Sciences and Technology, 4(2): 19-25. Cameron, B. H. & Knight, S. C. (2006). The IT Consulting Model: Innovative Methods for Experience-based Learning. The Creative College Teaching Journal, 3(1): 34-41. Cameron, B. H. & Butcher-Powell, L. M. (2006). Gender Differences Among IT Professionals in Dealing with Change and Skill Set Maintenance. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, & Management, 1: 161-167. Cameron, B. H. & ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
What does SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) mean to Business ...
I think there is one very good reason, accessible to business folks, that SOA is important. Simply put, SOA allows a business to respond and adapt more quickly to changes in the market and for a lot less money than traditional approaches to IT. Therefore, if the company wants to magnify the ROI for every investment in IT they make then SOA may be something to get everyone up to speed on. There's no great mystery either. SOA is similar to any other architecture. It is a way to draw a blueprint for how to efficiently and effectively build enterprise IT that is also adaptive and less sensitive to changes than other ...
Careers: Business: Assignment, supply chain strategies, customer ...
2.   Explain push based and pull based supply chain strategies. Also, explain the push-pull model with relevant examples 3.   Compare and contrast EDI, Internet, and Intranet/Extranet. How are they applied in SCM? 4.   �The most common method for evaluating non-economic factors in a facility location study is to use a scoring model� Why? Justify your answer. 5.   Can a supply chain be both efficient and responsive?  Risk - Hedging and Agile? Why or Why not? Answer AVADESH, HERE  IS SOME USEFUL  MATERIAL. REGARDS LEO LINGHAM ======================================= 1. What is ...