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ERP-A CONCEPT The Necessity of ERP Characteristics of ERP Introduction education system Introduction SAP Business One Business One : An Integrated Application Birth of Business one Solution Architecture Functionality Cost Benefits

What is ERP?
ERP-A CONCEPT 
An ERP System is a fully integrated business management system covering among others , Logistics , Production , Finance and Human Resources.  It is one of the most advanced business management applications in the market today having been developed to support all of these processes of manufacturing and distribution companies in a wide variety of industries.

The Necessity of ERP
y Aggressive cost control initiatives y Need to analyze costs and revenues on a product or customer basis y Flexibility to respond to changing business requirements y More informed management decision making y Changes in ways of doing business

Characteristics of ERP:
y ERP facilitates company wide Integrated Information system . y ERP bridges the information gap across organization. y ERP provides complete integration of the system not only across the departments but also across the companies under the same management. y ERP is the solution for better project management. y ERP allows automatic introduction of latest technology like electronic fund transfer (EFT) , electronic data interchange (EDI) . y Productivity enhancement ,customer service, cash management, inventory management, quality control and prompt delivery

Higher education system in India
y In terms of enrolment, India is the third largest higher

education system in the world y India has largest higher education system in the world in terms of number of institutions. (348 universities and 17725 colleges)

Introduction
The SAP® Business One application is an affordable, integrated business management solution designed specifically for small and midsize segment.

Birth of Business One Solution
SAP has to come up with something new refreshing. SAP needs to reinvent its business and address its two most critical issues: y free customers from their current cost and complexity and y deliver a new architecture to carry them into the future
2002 Purchase top Management Financial System 2002 Named system as Business One 2006 Acquired Praxis Software and integrate Web based CRM

2004 Acquired Ilytix Systems & added XL Reporting

Architecture
Sap Business One reside on a single server that integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Windows Network. Salient Features :y Support Following Database :y Microsoft SQL Server y IBM DB2 Universal Database Expression y Can utilize standard database procedure y SAP Business One SDK comes up with API to enhance functionality

Architecture Diagram
y User Interface API Helps you in creating new window, redesign existing window, adding menu or dialog boxes. y Data Interface API helps you in building real Clients time links between SAP and external systems. Interface XML Adapter y Java Connector Database Gives developer Server API (COM) all power and flexibility of data Services interface.
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SAP Business One Vs SAP R/3
SAP Business One SAP R/3

‡ Based on Client Server Architecture ‡ 2 tier Architecture

‡ Based on Client Server Architecture ‡ 3 tier Architecture

‡ Based on Concept of Fat Client where ‡ Based on Concept of presentation layer, all processing and business logic reside application layer and business layer on client system ‡ One Database Server ± One or more ‡ One Database Server ± One or more Application servers - One or more presentation servers Presentation servers Fat Client Concept

Functionalities
Examination/Result Management Admission Process Student Management Fee management Financials Why Business One ? Timetable Management Banking Curriculum Management Library Management Transport Human Resources/Employee Management Reporting

Factores
y Factores which consider when Buy the Software

Solution y Cost y Implementation Period y Future y Integrate

Cost
y 1) Acquisition Cost y 2) Maintenance Costs y 3) Cost of Implementation y 4) Cost of Customization y 5) Cost of Custom Software Maintenance y 4) Cost of System Integration

Benefits
y Staff efficiency y Replacement of other automation tools. y Elimination of outsourcing contracts y Students Submit assignments / homework and projects

online y They can implement and go-live fast with measurement in days and weeks rather then months and years. y They can easily and cost effectively integrate into other systems they are required to support y Publish homework / projects / articles of interest for students. y Customized report cards with marks / grades / marks & grades / remarks, class rank, attendance, etc

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