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Title: Mobile Apps and QAD Stephen McHugh Broom Street Software


1
Mobile Apps and QAD Stephen McHugh Broom Street
Software
  • 03-17,2013

2
Industry Trends
  • According to a recent Gartner report,
    approximately 40 percent of the workforce will be
    mobile by 2016, when people will buy more than
    1.6 billion smart mobile devices globally,
    Mobile is about computing at the right time, in
    the moment. It is the point of entry for all
    applications, delivering personalized, contextual
    experiences.

3
Industry Trends
  •  Gartners David Mitchell Smith are advising
    enterprises to avoid the temptation of creating a
    mobile strategy but rather to use mobile in a
    way that integrates it into the applications and
    architectures that the business already is using
    The right approach is to focus on the impact of
    mobile on your IT strategies.

4
Industry Trends
  • With growing numbers of staff travelling and out
    of range of the central ERP system, the ability
    to provide mobile access to ERP is becoming
    increasingly important to limit downtime and
    increase productivity.   But mobile does not just
    enhance employee productivity it can transform
    sales.  An ERP system that offers immediate,
    remote access to business critical information
    regardless of employee location is vital, and can
    be the difference in winning or losing a sale.

5
Old Paradigm
  • Mobile Access across virtual private networks
    (VPNs) using company-owned laptops, for example
    just dont fit the modern world or the modern
    workforce. Whats expected by todays employees
    are apps that encapsulate small but useful pieces
    of function, downloadable from an app store, onto
    the smartphone or tablet of their choice.

6
Benefits of Mobile ERP
  • Improved quality of service to customers by
    providing employees with access to information
    anywhere
  • Greater productivity from mobile workers
  • Deeper business relationships through faster
    response times and more comprehensive,
    immediately available information
  • A competitive advantage from the ability to
    deliver real-time information nearly
    instantaneously

7
Benefits of Mobile ERP
  • More accurate data capture by workers in the
    field, without the need to re-key information
    later on.

8
What could I do from my Mobile Desk
  • Check Order Status
  • Release Credit Holds
  • Update Due Dates
  • Change Planning Data
  • Perform Inventory Transactions
  • Order Product
  • Check Inventory
  • Receive Alerts

9
What I can do from my Mobile Desk. Continued
  • Check on Manufacturing Processes
  • Review KPIs
  • Add a Userid/Group To Menu Option
  • Applicatons are endless

10
What does this mean??
  • Protect your investment
  • Personalize your ERP Experience
  • Re-Usable Code
  • Separate User Interface and Business Logic
  • Work on the FUN Stuff.

11
Personalize Your Experience
  • Real Bang for the Buck
  • Only See Sub-Sets of Data as defined by Back End
  • Define Alerts by Userid
  • Isolate Problems/Issues quickly

12
OKAY How to Do It?? 3 Pieces
  • BACK END (App Server, Database,Software)
  • Middle Ware (Progress Web Services)
  • Front End, IOS, Android, Windows, HTML5

13
Back End
  • Configure Progress App Server to Configure DB
    Setup
  • Database can be pure custom or hybrid of custom
    and Standard QAD DB
  • Setup Unique APP Backend Rules with software,
    Security and Roles

14
Middle Ware (WebServices)
  • Use Progress Web Services to Communicate with DB
  • Industry Standard Protocols
  • No Extra Investment In Technology, As long as you
    are on Open Edge Progress 10
  • Business Logic and Retrieval done with Progress
    4gl Leverage IT Expertise

15
Front End (IOS , Android)
  • Develop Front End Using IOS or Android
  • Company Decision to Deploy which OS
  • Back End and Webservices not affected by Choice
  • IOS Will require a Developers Account with Apple
    (Minimal Fee (100)
  • Apple Provides Secure Area for Private Apps B2B

16
MOBILE DESK
Order Desk
Purchasing Desk
Inventory Desk
Planning Desk
17
Questions??
  • Thanks for coming!!
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