The technology sector is perhaps one of the most demanding industries around with a environment that is always in flux. The sector has a constantly shifting landscape with frequent new products and category innovation that define and redefine the sectors constantly shifting landscape.
Technology companies exist within a competitive industry environment characterised by intense, agile competition, relentless cost and margin pressures, complex supply chains and ever-shortening product life cycles.
The ability to continually innovate as well as achieve speed to market is of utmost importance due to the constant threat of products becoming obsolete. As a result, an increasing number of firms are examining the structure of their business and taking steps to better their financial performance.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) for the Technology Industry
IFS Applications is a means to productive change through new product, services and channel support. IFS Applications can be tailored to your business needs. Users can choose from functionality for procurement, planning and scheduling and distribution, as well as Enterprise Asset Management (EAM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Product Lifecycle mMnagement (PLM), supply chain, after-market service and others.
Business Intelligence Solutions for Technology Industry
QlikView’s Business Discovery Platform enables technology companies to overcome their Business Intelligence (BI) challenges and improve their performance. With QlikView companies have the insight on sales performance and operational efficiency to manage complex sales and partner channels and protect profitability. QlikView removes the barriers to working with real-time information through in-memory, associative technology that enables entire workforces to make timely, accurate decisions.
With QlikView Business Discovery technology companies can:
- Improve sales forecasting and orchestrate demand and supply by planning incorporating customer demand signals
- Synchronise operational processes using real-time production insights
- Improve collaboration with partners and suppliers by providing visibility and data insights across the entire value chain
- Secure sourcing and procurement efficiencies
- Manage product life cycles and innovation processes for optimal ROI across an extended partner network, protecting Intellectual Property
Ease administrative and IT burdens associated with data analysis and reporting across business functions
Selecting the right ERP, BI and business management solution for any technology company is essential.
Cooper Software has experience of working with a number of technology companies.