At the previous time, we have talked about why it is important for your company to have enterprise application. Also, why you need to outsource a software house or agency to build it (which you can read here).
If the idea of “enterprise app” has not cleared yet for you, enterprise app; enterprise application; or enterprise software is application that a business uses to assist their day-to-day activity or basically to solve enterprise problems. Enterprise applications are usually in “big size”. It does not necessarily big in size, but more into it covers big scope of things. Enterprise application is also can be a helper for big amount of people a.k.a. a company.
Besides that, enterprise applications have its business logic and support the entire organization and all departments. Enterprise applications usually have basic goals: to lower costs within company and make the work more efficient and productive.
Now, let’s see what are some common types of enterprise applications that company mostly need and use.
Enterprise Resource Planning
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is type of enterprise application that is used to plan and manage company’s resource. This is about product planning, material purchasing, inventory control, finance (in improving accuracy), HR management (managing human resource and payroll), and else. The base idea of ERP is where various information from many aspects in company be in one central and can be accessed by people from the company who need it.
Enterprise Content Management
Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is type of enterprise app that managing content that the company has. These contents are in every kinds, like document; image; video; and e-mail messages. It can be distributed as web content, document management, collaboration between co-workers, and else.
Supply Chain Management
Supply chain is collection of resources that are required to produce and move products from vendor to customer. Supply Chain Management means to manage these supply chain activities so can be run in effective and efficient way. These activities such as production processes, logistic things, also information systems that coordinate the activities. The information flow allows supply chain partners to know strategic and operational plan and also the flow of materials through supply chain.
Customer Relationship Management
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) covers sales, marketing, and other interaction aspects between company and customer or potential customer. CRM is usually used to store and manage information about them. That information can be about contact, sales lead, client, sales history, service request, and else. CRM also can track communication through email, chat, web, social media, and other marketing channel.
Those are some types of enterprise applications that are common in used by company to bring goodness to their business (to lower cost, make employee’s more productive, and has more efficient process!).
So, do you want to have your own enterprise application now?
GITS Indonesia has experienced in making enterprise applications for our clients. To know more, you can ask via [email protected]