ERP to E2RP: A Case Study Approach is a comprehensive and well-organized book that covers the wide aspects of ERP and E2RP.
The text highlights the details of operational and supporting processes related to industry verticals, namely, manufacturing, healthcare and construction. It presents general implementation methodologies as well as specific methodologies prescribed by Oracle and SAP for the implementation of their products. The book contains few sample business processes that are mapped with the help of ERP product screens.
Part I of the book focusses on ERP including the concepts, evolution, various business processes in different verticals and implementation methodologies.
Part II of the book explicates the concept of E2RP. Apart from that, this part describes its need, major functionality of its modules, namely, supply chain management, customer relationship management, business intelligence and employee focus portals (intranet). Moreover, topics related to new emerging technologies (i.e., open source ERP and cloud ERP) and knowledge management are also covered in this part.
Following a simple and engaging style, this book is primarily designed for the undergraduate students of computer science and engineering, information technology and also for the postgraduate students of management and computer application.
Incorporates numerous Case Studies that are based on face to face interaction with the organizations.
Includes several pedagogical features such as chapterwise summary, exercises and assignments.
Provides glossary at the end of the book.
Chapter 1 Introducing ERP and E2RP
Chapter 2 Business Processes
Chapter 3 Supporting Processes
Chapter 4 ERP: Functional and Technical Architecture
Chapter 5 ERP Implementation
Chapter 6 ERP Processes
Chapter 7 Extended ERP (EERP or E2RP)
Chapter 8 Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
Chapter 9 Supply Chain Management (SCM)
Chapter 10 Business Intelligence (BI)
Chapter 11 Intranet and Knowledge Management
Chapter 12 ERP: Cloud and Open Source
Appendix: Career in ERP
Suggested Readings Glossary Index