ERP & HR Solutions

ERP – from big data chaos to exact forecasts

The ERP, CRM, BI, HR & Commerce areas showcase the right business software to bring SMEs into the future.

09 Mär. 2015
CB15_13_1498750 ERP & Data Analysis

How can large, unstructured data sets be efficiently transformed into utilizable information? And how can they then be used along with structured data from various business applications for analyses and forecasts? Dr. Siegmund Priglinger, Head of Trovarit Competence Centers Business Intelligence, addresses the questions surrounding Big Data. "Data is THE business resource of the future – both in terms of optimizing processes and services, and as a basis for innovative business models in industry and commerce," explains Priglinger. "In light of this background the importance of data management is growing dramatically – also in the context of ERP systems."

"Forecasting based on ERP Information – Master Data, Data Management, BI, CRM, ECM, EIM, Knowledge Management" is the title of Priglinger's presentation at the ERP Forum (Friday, March 20, 2015, 10:00 a.m.). Using practical examples, the business consultant will illustrate how data from operational applications and external sources can be processed using business intelligence and data management into information that companies can utilize to make decisions for the future.

At the two forums, ERP(Hall 5, Stand F04) and BI, Big Data & CRM (Hall 5, Stand A36), users can discover the latest advances in ERP, HR, CRM, and BI solutions and the challenges faced by the market in addition to Big Data: Industry 4.0, Mobility and security, standardization and usability, social media marketing and business analytics are among the topics addressed at the largest confluence of ERP, HR, CRM and BI suppliers.

Industrial Application Software (IAS) from Karlsruhe is presenting the important new features of the 6.04 release for its caniasERP system in Hall 5 (Stand A21). The focus at the stand includes features for e-billing in accordance with the ZUGFeRD standard, the new model for knowledge management, and other analytical tools such as Pivot tables and charts that users can make available directly in the ERP system. "For us, CeBIT is one of the highlights of the year: It reflects all the current trends in the IT sector as well as the mood in the international ERP market," explains Anna Seel, PR Manager at IAS.

During the event the company will showcase live ERP comparisons and hold presentations on the role of ERP in the age of mobile devices, cloud computing, Industry 4.0 and digitalization.

At the CeBIT, Comarch will show its innovative solutions for multi-channel sales, front-end and loyalty solutions for trade and beacon technology. In a Victorinox shop, Comarch will demonstrate ways to transform movement data obtained from beacons into heat maps. An additional focus will be on successful companies such as Sonax, KiK, Blizzard or Bringmeister von Kaiser’s Tengelmann who rely on Comarch's solutions for ERP, Financials, BI, ECM, EDI and SFA. Finally, a variety of new products will be presented, such as the newly developed Comarch BI, the Comarch POS solution and the Comarch E-Commerce Cloud, an integrated solution for online trading.

GFOS mbH from Essen is presenting its software for workforce management, manufacturing execution (MES) and access control in Hannover (Stand E18). The modular gfos software family can be expanded into a comprehensive multi-dimensional resource management system. At CeBIT GFOS will present its gfos 4.8 release. In addition to "a completely new look and feel" gfos 4.8 provides, among other things, a new development for key HR data and a mobile HR cockpit.

In addition, Industry 4.0 topics play an important role in terms of workforce management, MES and IT security. Among others, Burkhard Röhrig, Managing Director of GFOS is participating in the panel discussion "Data Protection in the Context of Industry 4.0?" on March 16.

Visitors can get an overview of the numerous new solutions in the area of ERP & Commerce by taking one of the Guided Tours that begin at the Trovarit AG stand (Hall 5/G16) six times a day. Along with an introduction, the tours will visit four stands and participate in a discussion at the end of the 90 minute tour.

The focus will be on various sectors and application areas: ERP for Variants Production, ERP for Professional Services, CRM, Project Management, e-Commerce, ERP for Engineer-to-Order Production, ERP/Inventory Control, ECM/DMS and Business Intelligence. Program and registration: www.erp-park.de/guided-tours

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