Epicor Software is well-known for providing business solution that provides scalability and flexibility to businesses. Industry experts note economic recovery is on the way, the outlook for capital spending is improving, with optimal growth for IT spending anticipated in 2010. Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC) helps organisations and take advantage of the changing economic tide with a new release of their next generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) suite. The new Epicor 9.05 delivers substantial capabilities focused process improvement and customer responsiveness. According to a recent report by Forrester Research, Inc., based on survey respondents in North American and European small and medium size businesses (SMBs), the business goals for these organisations are cost reduction and recovery from the downturn.
The new release available today in more than 50 countries, representing 65 percent of the world’s economy, delivers functional improvements, enhancements and new modules across every suite within the solution, including Epicor ICE business architecture. Every new capability has been considered in terms of industries Epicor serves for better expense management and heightened customer responsiveness and service. Epicor provides business solution to benefit from the power of their dynamic, collaborative platform for achieving business process improvements and truly integrated view of the business and value chain.
Empowering Business with Industry Specific Functionality
Epicor has extended industry specific capabilities for companies in manufacturing, financial services, construction and engineering, and project based organisations within the new release. For instance, for manufacturers and distributors, the introduction of lean performance metrics, enhanced quality assurance, and a real focus on both inbound enterprise asset management and outbound aftermarket mobile service management are a few areas that have been introduced.
Powerful, Measurable Global Financial Management
Building on a comprehensive Financial Management and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) capabilities, Epicor has expanded functionality for measuring key performance indicators across all operational aspects. They help organisations gain visibility of their financial goals. New advanced financial reporting capabilities, an embedded configurable asset management engine, and a sophisticated advanced allocations module will help finance departments streamline business processes.
Taking Usability to New Heights with Agile Business Architecture
Epicor True SOA(service-oriented architecture), which incorporates the Epicor Everywhere Framework provides a powerful, visionary foundation that enables companies to better use and derive benefits from ERP at a business level, employing Enterprise 2.0 technologies to improve usability, productivity, collaboration and business performance.
Expanding on modern consumer Web concepts introduced in Epicor 9, the new release provides Epicor Mobile Access, which allows business users to quickly and easily define and deploy mobile applications for conducting business on devices such as BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and the Apple iPhone in a matter of minutes. In addition, Epicor Enterprise Search has been expanded to allow it to be invoked from anywhere, such as within Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint or Excel as well as from a Browser or within the application.