Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2020, Page: 19-34
An ERP Implementation Method: Studying a Pharmaceutical Company
Emmanouil Kolezakis, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Engineering, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Received: Jun. 17, 2019;       Accepted: May 12, 2020;       Published: Jun. 3, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20200901.12      View  202      Downloads  71
Analyzing the development process for an ERP solution, in our case SAP, is one of the most critical processes in implementing standard software packages. Modelling of the proposed system can facilitate the development of enterprise systems not from scratch but through use of predefined parts who represents the best knowledge captured from numerous case studies. This aims at abstracting the specification of the required information system as well as modelling the process towards this goal. Modelling plays a central role in the organization of the information systems development process and the information systems community has developed a large number of conceptual models, systems of concepts, for representing conceptual schemata. In the area of ERP systems, because of the characteristics that distinguishes them, conceptual modelling can help in all aspects of the development process, from goal elicitation to reuse of the captured knowledge, through the use of the appropriate modelling schemata. SAP offers a standardized software solution, thus making easier the alignment of SAP requirements to enterprise requirements in a goal form, and the correspondent business processes.
ERP, SAP, Application Model, Pharmaceutical, UML, Refinement, SAP Implementation-metamodel
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Emmanouil Kolezakis, An ERP Implementation Method: Studying a Pharmaceutical Company, American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications. Vol. 9, No. 1, 2020, pp. 19-34. doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20200901.12
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