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Hello, everyone we are going to represent the article “Making ERP a SUCCESS”,   the authors are two Germen -----AUGUST-WILHELM SCHEER AND FRANK HABERMANN This article describes the way to achieve the ERP system by using some modeling methods to improve the Business process model and Model- based Customization, and evaluates the future of EPR system, which as an important role in e-business in the world. What is the ERP System? It is the Enterprise resource planning systems. It can integrate all data and processes of an organization into a unified system. SAP R/3, Oracle Applications, and PeopleSoft are all famous ERP systems. A typical ERP system will use multiple components of computer software and hardware to achieve the integration. A key ingredient of most ERP systems is the use of a unified database to store data for the various system modules. The pervious the ERP systems are like, some departments all have their own computer business information systems, for example the Human Resource, Financials and Payroll systems. Each system would have to rely on a set of common data to communicate with each other. This provided complications, they wastes the time and require more storage of database system. For instance, an employee ID would be stored in the Human Resource and Financials systems to accurately identify an employee for the salary request. And only the Payroll systems made the payment to the specific employee according to the employee ID, so a person could not be paid in the Payroll system without accessing the information from the other two systems . However, there are nearly two-thirds of information systems projects failed, because the development of custom applications is generally expensive and is affected by uncertainties, such as the selection of appropriate development tools, the duration of the development cycle, or the difficulties involved in assessing costs. As a result the standardized, pre-packaged software solutions become popular for individual development. Unfortunately, standardized ERP systems also have disadvantages, too. Huge storage needs, networking requirements, and training overheads are frequently mentioned ERP problems. However, the major disadvantages are the scale of Business Process Reengineering (BPR) and customization tasks in the software implementation. The
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course ISYS 2350 taught by Professor Joserf during the Three '08 term at University of Sydney.

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