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From Ron Wheeler <rwhee...@artifact-software.com>
Subject Re: The Makings of a Great ERP User Experience
Date Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:47:42 GMT
I agree.
I posted this in response to some ongoing work and discussion about the 
OFBiz UI.
I hope that it helps.

Ron
On 19/03/2015 11:16 AM, Gavin Mabie wrote:
> Hi Ron
>
> I haven't read the full report, but I agree with most of the points in the
> synopsis. My personal feeling about UIs is that - If it doesn't look right,
> it doesn't feel right.  Users  Because of the pervasiveness of social media
> applications, most users expect to find the same or similar
> functionalities/experiences in other types of applications. For me, some of
> the key phrases in the abstract are "embedded BI elements", "social or
> mobile capabilities" and "presented well". Some of these issues have
> surfaced in discussions on this mailing list - such as whether some
> functionalities/components should be "core" or "special purpose".  These
> discussions are important from a project management point of view, but they
> loose significance when regarded from a user point of view.  Users simply
> demand an experience for ERP applications which is similar to that which
> they have become accustomed to with other apps.
>
> Gavin
>
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 4:26 PM, Ron Wheeler <rwheeler@artifact-software.com
>> wrote:
>> This is a an article from TEC Technology Evaluation Centres that discusses
>> their view of the value of a great user interface for an ERP.
>>
>> "In recent years, it has become evident that all vendors of enterprise
>> resource planning (ERP) solutions provide robust functional capabilities or
>> partner with best-of-breed solutions to fill functional gaps. But one area
>> where ERP solution providers are beginning to differentiate themselves is
>> how they deliver on user interface, thereby shaping a user’s experience
>> within the system."
>>
>> http://www.technologyevaluation.com/fnl/1/2/2/191252/0/
>>
>> --
>> Ron Wheeler
>> President
>> Artifact Software Inc
>> email: rwheeler@artifact-software.com
>> skype: ronaldmwheeler
>> phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102
>>
>>


-- 
Ron Wheeler
President
Artifact Software Inc
email: rwheeler@artifact-software.com
skype: ronaldmwheeler
phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102


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