Industrial software giant Siemens and SAP have reached a strategic cooperation. In terms of “real-time integration of data and customer’s life cycle”, the purpose of “real-time integration of data and customer’s life cycle” is to enable the real-time integration of data and customer’s life cycle.
Before that, Tencent cloud signed a strategic cooperation agreement with aveva, a well-known international engineering and industrial software company, with the same purpose of helping enterprises transform into digital enterprises.
So, when enterprises are talking about digital transformation, what are they talking about?
For the traditional enterprises, especially the traditional small and medium-sized enterprises, digital transformation is no longer a multiple choice problem, but a survival problem.
This time, Siemens and SAP have joined hands, which can be described as the digital collaboration of ERP and PLM of industrial software giants. It aims to break through the problem of isolated island between enterprise engineering and business for decades in industrial production. It hopes to help customers break the isolated island through the broadcast of both sides, so that the communication between engineering and business can be smooth, so that manufacturers, product design teams and service managers can get the information needed to quickly create and manage customer-centered products and service products.
Sap, the king of ERP system
What is ERP? ERP is a kind of enterprise information management system which mainly faces to the manufacturing industry for the integrated management of material resources, capital resources and information resources.
In ERP system, the more famous suppliers are sap in Germany, Oracle in America, UFIDA, Kingdee and BOCO in China. SAP company in Germany has the highest market share in the world, followed by Oracle in the United States. The rest of the market share is shared by other brands such as UFIDA, Kingdee and BOCO.
As the proponent of ERP concept and the most authoritative it research and consulting company in the world, Gartner publishes the market share analysis report of ERP software in the world every year. According to the market analysis report released by Gartner, sap has always been the first in terms of market share since 2012, and has been far ahead of Oracle in terms of market share. Basically double the sales of Oracle. According to the latest material released by Gartner on May 29, 2020, the top 2 market share of ERP in the world will not change in 2019, and it will still be SAP’s first and Oracle’s second.
For the domestic market, although there is no analysis report from Gartner, UFIDA is the first in terms of absolute market share, and Kingdee also has a good performance. But in the so-called high-end ERP market, sap is still the first and Oracle is the second in China.
Sap is the market leader of enterprise application software. Data prove that sap is the synonym of ERP system. As the core enterprise of German digital economy, sap is not only the pronoun of ERP, but also the world-famous enterprise application software supplier. With more than 45 years of software practice and innovation experience, SAP provides solutions for more than 17000 large, medium and small enterprises in China. Globally, SAP cloud users exceed 150 million. According to the data, 77% of global transaction income is related to SAP system. SAP says it’s all thanks to machine learning, the Internet of things and advanced technologies, which simplify the technology so that customers can use SAP software in their own way.
ERM software is a powerful driving force in the digital transformation of enterprises, so that enterprises can extricate themselves from the process of traditional leading human resources and integrate enterprise resources with software. Sap has become the king of ERP with its high market share.
PLM Station C?
PLM is product life cycle management software, which manages data from the beginning to the manufacturing, service and disposal of products.
PLM is used by companies to integrate data, documents, business systems and people involved in the product creation process to improve productivity and collaboration, enhance creativity, and shorten product time to market. It enables the relevant personnel to systematically track all the changes that the product has undergone during the development process.
PLM Software is integrated with various systems including ERP system and CAD software. It is usually used by multiple users in an organization, usually with different roles and permissions.
As Bob Parker, senior vice president of industrial research at IDC, let you know that by combining Siemens Teamcenter with SAP’s S S / 4hana software, customers will gain end-to-end process capabilities covering product design to end-of-life, which is very attractive for enterprises seeking competitive advantages in the digital economy era.
Siemens and SAP are both benchmark enterprises of German industry 4.0, and this cooperation will produce 1 + 1 > 2 effect. At present, digital technology is accelerating to reshape the operation mode of enterprises, and the biggest problem of digital transformation for industrial enterprises is the cost. In the wave of economic globalization, it is common practice for enterprises to provide customers with higher performance and benefit through complementary cooperation advantages. After all, no matter how powerful an enterprise is, it is impossible to make all the details impeccable.
Before that, Tencent cloud signed a strategic cooperation agreement with aveva, an international well-known engineering and industrial software company, trying to realize the same idea of deploying industry 4.0 in the cloud. It is one of the shortcut to continuously improve its competitiveness by cooperating with the strong in the digital transformation of enterprises.
In the era of industry 4.0, the digital transformation of enterprises is a piece of fat that the major companies compete for. When enterprises are talking about digital transformation, what are they talking about? In the final analysis, the digital transformation of enterprises is to increase the income, reduce the cost, improve the profitability and operational efficiency of enterprises by using more and newer it information technology and means. In this process, as the nerve center of the enterprise, software becomes particularly popular.
According to media reports, IDC, a world-famous research organization, has conducted a survey on 2000 CEOs of multinational enterprises. The results show that by 2018, 67% of the global top 1000 enterprises and 50% of China’s top 1000 enterprises will take digital transformation as the strategic core of enterprises. For the traditional enterprises, especially the traditional small and medium-sized enterprises, digital transformation is no longer a multiple choice problem, but a survival problem.
The cooperation of ERP and PLM Software is the booster for enterprises to carry out digital transformation. In the process of digital transformation, one is a sharp tool for enterprise resource integration, the other is a management software for product life cycle. The effective coordination of the two can open up the isolated island between enterprise engineering and business for enterprises in the process of digital transformation. Help enterprises revive in the battle of life and death in digital transformation.
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