Leading high-tech, Inspur Accelerating the Upgrade of Group Enterprise Management
In the Twelfth Five–year Plan, to speed up the transformation of development mode of economy is still the mainline, and “Integration of the two”, as one of the important pats is being vigorously promoted. With the large conglomerates, especially the central enterprises increasing investment in the information technology, the popularity and penetration of the group controlled models and ideas, and the upgrading brought out by cloud computing, networking and other new technologies as well as the reform of business mode, the information construction of China’s group companies is facing new development ideas and challenges. Domestic software enterprises seize the trend actively, using their deep understanding of the local business, and provide more comprehensive and more focused management informatization solutions for the group companies.
On March 24, Inspur formally issued the Inspur GS5.2.1, Inspur eHR5.2.1, Inspur BI5.2.1series of new products, aiming to further promote the group control into deep application under the new situation, thus helping China’s group companies achieve the management of “centralization, coordination, refinement, and intelligence” and comprehensively promote the upgrading of group business management.
In-depth Application Strengthening Group Control
In 2010, Inspur carried out a five-year plan through the full implementation of “professional leadership” strategy, and formed the Inspur GS, PS based ERP products and Inspur BI, Inspur SCM, Inspur eHR and a series of management software products, further expanding the product line of management software, and providing users with integrates solutions and dedicated service, thus achieving impressive results. The high-end market achieved the 60% high growth, and continuously kept the leadership in military, construction, medicine, shipbuilding, mining, food reserves and agriculture, equipment manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods and other industries, the market share ranking first for eight consecutive years in the group management software market.
As the leader of China’s management software vendors, Inspur took the lead in issuing the enterprise management software cloud computing strategy in September, 2010, and introduced the private cloud for the group enterprises. Based on the 12 key application solutions, and specific to the features of different industries, it provides the application solutions and IT service solutions of 30 industries. This time, the launch of Inspur GS5.2.1, Inspur eHR5.2.1, Inspur BI5.2.1 and a series of new products provide more comprehensive solutions, management tools and important support for the deep application of group control technology
Therinto, Inspur fully demonstrate the product concept of “concentration, cooperation, refinement, intelligence”, based on the Inspur GS5.2.1, and GS5.2.2, and integrating cloud computing, networking and other new technologies as well as the Zhonglei new features and functions. The GS5.2.1 improved greatly in the aspects of overall structure, overall budget, and enterprise supply chain, absorbed more extensive industrial needs, and added weight house management, online reimbursement, e-commerce and other hot industrial applications, becoming the sharp tool for the deep application of group control.
It costs two years to develop the Inspur eHR5.2.1 human resource management software, with advanced concept. Based on the GSP platform, supporting the cloud computing, aiming at helping group enterprises realize the basic data information management of human resource, and simultaneously optimizing, improving. and standardizing the process of human resource management, it realized the logic connection of the information of each module, thus making the human resource managers put more time and energy into the work which affects the core competitiveness of the enterprise.
Inspur BI5.2.1, the new version of business intelligence software, provides richer BI tools: like universal query, indicator tools, intelligent reporting multidimensional analysis tools, management cockpit, integrated panels, and electric maps. Thereinto, electric map refers to the tool displaying key information on a map, and providing the following five analysis applications on the basis of the tools--- financial analysis, financial control, capital analysis, sales analysis and supply chain analysis. It is worth mentioning that Inspur BI5.2 supports the XBRL (extensible business reporting language) and realizes the bi-directional conversion of financial statements and XBRL reports, thus facilitating the group enterprises to automatically generate the XBRL reports and the introduction of external data, and rapidly realizing the standard analysis.
According to the introduction of Wang Xingshan, senior vice president of Inspur, the launch of this new product signified that Inspur control solution has gradually developed from the core application to the application of whole process, all function, all related party and entire personnel. Besides, it has expanded from the group financial, financial management and overall budget to the improvement of the whole industrial chain of group supply chain, sales and marketing, group manufacturing, group human resource and business intelligence. It realizes the integration of intelligent management by the integration of ERP and BI, SCM, CRM. Based on the comprehensive information plan, using the cloud computing and networking technology, and by means of strengthening the internal control and risk management, it finally realizes the scientific decision of the group enterprise management, value improvement and the deep application of group control.
Cloud Leading High-end Promoting the Innovation of Business Model
The changes of new market environment and technology are bringing new chances and challenges to the group management software industry. Wang Xingshan believes that the double force formed by the market demand and new technology, will definitely promote the product innovation and business mode innovation of the management software manufacturer.
Firstly, the deep integration of “two changes” promotes the enterprise users pay more attention to the IT value, integrated application, intelligence, coordination and refinement management, which accelerated the demand of integrated solutions and professional services. The solution supplier with professional features of integrated software and hardware will play the comprehensive advantages. In this case, the group control model and ideas will be widely spresd, and go into deep application.
Secondly, the application of cloud computing, networking and other new technology will in turn give birth to new industrial format and new service model, bringing new space and vitality to the informatization of group enterprises. As a new business model, the cloud computing received wide attention in 2010, and will become the information technology revolution most worth expecting in the coming three to five years. The year 2010 is called “the Chinese cloud computing year one” and IBM, Microsoft SAP, Huawei, Inspur and manufacturers at home and abroad have issued the cloud computing strategy one after another. Inspur has not only fist issued the ERP Yunhai strategy which is based on the cloud computing, but also has made full use of its unique advantages of cloud computing core infrastructure and perfect cloud architecture. All kinds of software and industries will be applied to the cloud. Inspur has begun to transform entirely from the supplier of integrated software and hardware to the provider of cloud computing service.
Therefore, Inspur hopes to provide the clients with one-stop service through the help of “consultation + software” and business mode innovation. Wang Xingshan points out that, with the rapid growth of China’s software market, service has gradually become the product of software enterprises and the specialization and branding of software service will become an important development trend in the service market. Since 2010, Inspur has paid more attention to the “two sides” in the business chain of consulting, sales, implementation and service, strengthened the improvement of advisory capacity and the capacity of implementing service, and made a new breakthrough in the consulting service and the implementation of service. Inspur undertook the aerospace 211 plant and more than 20 IT planning and consulting projects, and the customer satisfaction has always been increasing.
At the conference, Inspur declared that, in order to better achieve the innovation of business model, Inspur will realize the category management and category development gradually on the basis of defining the classifying standard of service products, and increase the proportion of service in revenue，laying the foundation for the transformation from enterprise management software industry to service for the Inspur. Secondly, Inspur provides customers with comprehensive information application service by increasingly enlarge the professional consulting and planning team, increasingly enrich the industrial knowledge base, guiding the customer demand, and improving its business chain. In the coming five years or even much longer time, Inspur will focus on the management software, industrial programs and services, following the cloud computing, networking and other new technologies, new concepts and new modes, vigorously innovating and implementing new business models, and constantly launching new products and solutions. It better serves the customers and accelerates the upgrading of the group enterprise management.