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Enterprise Management systems (EMS)

Computers, electronics, communication, audio, video technologies have converged closely to produce a new style of operating business

The dynamic business environment of today is full of challenge and opportunities The dependence on information technology is increasing day by day Enterprise comprises of the larger business community covering all the players and their participation in the business

Hence the information system development should be enterprise wide and it should sense the situation and act accordingly

Eg: HR management, where presence or absence of Employees triggers productivity issues ,which has resulted in computerized attendance monitoring system

Business today demands paperless operation, a wireless communication, a transparent and automated operations in all the departments of an organization

Therefore an integrated business information system is needed with latest technologies Such an integrated solution is called Enterprise Management System (EMS) Therefore EMS is an integrated business information system with latest technologies

Components of EMS

ERP: Enterprise Resource Planning Systems ,for resource planning &control system by middle management

EDI: Electronic data Interchange System for commerce, communication and action CAD/CAM/CAE: Computer Aided design, Manufacturing and Engineering Systems for Production Management

AMS: Attendance Management Systems of Employees DMS: Document Management systems, imaging, copying documents CMS: Communication management systems-Mobile, Internet, intranet extranet, video conference

SMS: Security Management systems: Close circuit television (CCTV), alarm & monitoring systems

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

(I) Enterprise involves a complete business consisting of:

functions divisions other components

used to accomplish specific objectives and defined goals. (II)Resources are:

Goals: Objectives: -------------------------------------------


Money, Factory, Material etc.

ERP system deals with planning and use of resources used in a business Resources are finance, materials, manufacturing capacity and human resource ERP provides methodology of assessing the resource needs for a business plan to achieve objectives

It also helps to execute the strategies, plans, decisions, and actions in a time bound manner

ERP provides a support system in the transaction processing, updation and reporting across the functions

ERP package encompasses all major functions of the business ERP package are available on UNIX and Windows NT