ERP is an integrated software package that can be used to manage all commercial processes, transact and store all commercial data of an Enterprise. An ERP system compromises of multiple modules as there are Master Data, Materials Management, Accounting, Controlling, Asset Management, Order, Sales, Invoice, Logistic, Warehouse Management, Manufacturing, Plant Maintenance, Planning, Human Capital Management and others that are highly integrated.
The setup, customization and modules used of an ERP system in an Enterprise depends on the business requirements and strategy. An ERP System can be operated on premise, in the cloud or with a hybrid setup. An ERP system has as well reporting functionality build in whereby Big Data is not a domain of an ERP system. However with in Memory technology modern ERP systems are also capable to manage Big Data.
The ERP system is situated at Level 4 of the Automation Pyramid of RAW. The ERP system generate out of a customer order production orders and send the production order data to the subjacent level usually to the Manufacturing Executions System (MES) for further processing.
From the MES the ERP receives consolidated data such as production order confirmation and quality related data. With the data received from the MES the ERP can automatically release or block goods for delivery to a customer.
Traditional ERP systems are seen as “System of Records”, modern ERP systems are seen as “System of Engagement”. Engagement with employees as well as external partners. Up-to-date ERP systems have the capability of Robotics Process Automation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Big Data Analytics build in.
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RAW Smart Solutions offers consulting services across all layers of the Automation Pyramid.
RAW Smart Solutions offers professional consulting services for:
- Management Consulting
- Process Consulting
- Technology Consulting
- Change Management
Employees of RAW Smart Solutions are international experts with many years of experience in the different domains of Industry 4.0.
The international experts of RAW Smart Solutions offer professional consulting services a client can engage to develop concepts for all building blocks of Industry 4.0. In addition, RAW Smart Solution experts can guide the partners during the implementation. RAW Smart Solutions work together with highly regarded partners on improving and implementing ERP systems, MOM Systems such as MES or PIMS. RAW Smart Solutions can also advice on the implementation of high available and secured IT Infrastructure as required for the backbone of Industry 4.0 or IIoT.