Manufacturing firms in India receive stronger offerings from Dassault Systemes as they introduce DELMIAworks. It is an ERP and MES suite of apps that eliminates data silos and costly third-party integration by automatically mapping data from front office-oriented ERP activities to shop floor-oriented MES activities. It also enables real-time production, quality tracking, performance management by work center, inventory valuation, and tracking.
Samsung has adopted a new in-house developed ERP system to improve efficiency and productivity. The new system called N-ERP was developed in 2.5 years and was tested in China and Southeast Asian countries. It will roled in all overseas branches by Jan 2022. N-ERP brings the latest solutions in massive data processing to provide real-time analysis of the supply chain and more accurate simulation models for better decision making.
Shree Cement during the expansion of the business had few priorities – Production capacity, maximum hardware utilisation and reduction in the costs of a database software license. It switched to new hardware and shifted the workload to IBM POWER9 and introduced IoT integrated apps for supply chain management along with ERP solutions. For predictive analysis of plant maintenance system and visual analytics-based app, it will introduce AI and ML.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy selected IT services company, Infosys to implement an ERP system (enterprise resource planning) system. SAP S/4HANA solution will enable SGRE to enhance its digital capabilities and achieve stronger market positioning. Siemens Gamesa has further planned to occupy Infosys Cobalt, that helps build cloud-first capabilities, for an industrial rollout across 50+ countries and 22 manufacturing plants.
Tech Mahindra has signed a contract worth Rs 400 cr for ERP implementation at defence public-sector unit Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). The implementation is part of HAL’s digital transformation under ‘Project Parivartan.’ Tech Mahindra, in over a nine-year period, will transform the distributed apps into one centralised app for all of HAL’s 22 divisions based on a business transformation engineering process, including SRM and CRM.
Oracle announced key updates to its Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP and Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management to help businesses to rapidly adapt to the current economic climate, drive new business models and improve strategic decision making. It also announced major updates to Oracle Cloud Human Capital Management to deliver personalised journeys and growth opportunities for employees, while improving data accuracy for HR teams.
1. ERP platforms use info for structured decision-making. 2. RPA in interventional radiology is using robot and delivering accurate drug dosage at the very point of the tumour; thus, saving neighbouring cells from chemotherapy’s side-effects. 3. AI captures doctor’s preference of medicines, tests for specific symptoms, then showing it on dashboards as recommendations. 4. Electronic health records enable touch-less file checking, management. 5. Telemedicine, VC.
Govt IT spending globally will decline by 0.6% y-o-y to $438B in 2020, reported Gartner. IT services will be a highly-invested IT sector among governments at $152.7B whereas software sector will experience the strongest growth in investment with a 4.5% increase in 2020. Important but less urgent IT projects like ERP and RPA will be delayed to make room for immediate and critical spending. Cybersecurity, Digital govt services etc will continue to see investments.
1. Tupperware invested in tech model that oversees manufacturing, supply chain management etc. 2. ERP systems, GPS-enabled tracking solutions enable plant-to-distributor supervision and reduce turnaround time i.e. faster delivery. 3. Warehouse Management system, monitoring-based systems have improved, ensured efficiency. 4. The digital platform ensures product transparency for customers. Unique QR codes on products answer product-related queries.