Enterprise Resource Planning
Muhammad Haseeb Afzal........BSIT-S10-M04
Define Moore’s Law and explain why it is significant in the development of ERP. Is Moore’s Law still holding?
Moore's law predicts that this trend will continue into the foreseeable future. Although the pace has slowed, the number of transistors per square inch has since doubled approximately every 18 months. This meant that the capabilities of computer hardware were doubling every 18 months. During this time, computer software was also advancing to take advantage of the increasing capabilities of computer hardware. In …show more content…
This can not only boost productivity and worker output, it can dramatically reduce operating and overhead expenses. * Most importantly, an ERP solution makes it easier for employees at all levels – from front line staff members and team supervisors to senior managers and executives – to assess company performance and understand their impact on it. ERP solutions enable effective objective setting, and allow everyone to monitor progress towards that goal. This makes companies far more agile by helping them quickly identify problems in the business, and take immediate corrective action. An ERP solution can also empower companies to be more responsive to shifts in the marketplace, quickly changing strategies to address new customer needs as they emerge.
Much has been written about ERP, both in the news media and on the Internet. Using library resources or the Internet, report on (1) One company’s positive experience with implementing ERP, (2) One company’s disappointing experience.
A company that had a disappointing experience implementing ERP is HP made by Stanford engineers Bill Hewlett and David Packard. The organization failed in the implementation of their ERP systems because they had problems migrating to a centralized ERP system at one of