Openbravo event organized by Sysfore

Autocomponent Manufacturers Association of India (ACMA) organized an event for Small and Medium businesses in Bangalore at the Royal Orchid Hotel, Bangalore on October 28th, 2009. ACMA’s IT Committee Chairman, Mr. Ravi M. R. chaired the conference. In this select gathering of small and medium sized auto component companies, the Chairman emphasized the importance of IT Adoption for enabling organizations to grow and compete. The importance of ERP was highlighted with reference to its capability to improve the overall productivity and efficiencies at organizations.

The event was organized by Sysfore Technologies, an Openbravo Partner based out of Bangalore. Openbravo was represented by the Mr. Manel Sarasa, CEO and Mr. Paolo Juvara, CTO. Mr Manel spoke about the achievements of Openbravo in the last few years. He highlighted the advantages for organizations in adopting a completely Opensource based solution. Openbravo is looking at India as one of the key markets for future growth. Openbravo currently offers a fully supported licensed Professional version for all its customers in India.

Mr. Paolo Juvara highlighted the key strengths of the Openbravo ERP solution. Openbravo is one of the early adopters of a total web based architecture. The ERP has various modules like Purchase, Sales, Warehouse, Production, Material Requirements Planning, Finance, Project and Service Management. One of the key strengths of Openbravo, are the “add-ons” or “extension” modules built by various partners. The ERP features are growing and becoming very affordable in this collaborative environment. Openbravo ERP can be used by any small and midsized businesses involved in retail, restaurants, trading, stocking and distribution, manufacturing or similar. The Openbravo Forge, Wiki and Exchange are very popular platforms in this growing opensource ERP community.

Event sponsor and Openbravo partner Sysfore technologies showcased a successful Openbravo ERP implementation at an auto component manufacturer based in Chennai. Mr. Srikanth Karumbati, VP – Enterprise Practice spoke briefly about Sysfore’s Openbravo ERP offering. Sysfore is a key Openbravo Partner focusing on the automotive vertical in India. Sysfore brings expertise in manufacturing to Openbravo ERP implementations coupled with integrated add-on features like MES, Executive Dashboards, etc. Openbravo ERP is suitable for SME’s as it is an opensource, browser-based solution that lowers the total cost of ownership significantly.

Web Applications

Sysfore’s core skill and expertise is in building web applications for our customers. We’ve been building web applications from the earliest ecommerce sites in the late 90’s and have constantly adapted and delivered on cutting edge solutions incorporating the latest technology capabilities that have evolved for the web.

Today we cater to a customer’s web solution needs in multiple ways, bringing our vast experience and depth to bear. We believe that growth in web application use by enterprises, both within and for business to consumer interaction will continue to grow enormously. Web applications offer greatest value in customer and partner interactions, enhanced service delivery and real-time decision support, all with a rich user experience.

The web is an ubiquitous medium, and it is available anywhere, anytime, to service your customers, partners, employees, investors and government agencies. With web applications you have the capability to reach out, deliver service at the point in time and in the mode that a customer wishes to engage you in. You have the capability to offer rich, customized and intimate experience in your service and build your brand equity greatly. The web continues to be a tool to sharpen your competitive edge in any number of ways, and we at Sysfore passionately believe in the value it can offer your business. Sysfore’s commitment is to enable and make real on these possibilities for you.

Having custom developed and serviced web applications for customers for years, Sysfore brings rich consulting capabilities and solution expertise to execute your ideas. A few pointers in the direction we consult our customers to take, is based on our beliefs that;

* the Web is morphing into being the delivery platform for client applications that consume external services from one or many sources
* the Web is a Platform capable of customized, intimate, rich user experience
* the Web provides the highest level of freedom and flexibility for user patronization

Sysfore works with customers to design, build and manage their web applications portfolio. We offer customers a wide variety of solutions that often encompass;

* custom ecommerce sites,
* portals,
* business applications,
* Business to customer applications,
* integrated web front-ends (consoles) for hardware
* social web portals

We also undertake maintenance and renewal on business and customer web applications for clients, and these engagements usually involve application enhancements, technology upgradation or reengineering, and gradual evolution to newer versions.

Sysfore offers significant advantages in being you web application partner. We offer consulting and execution capabilities and bring forth vast experience and skills of a web technology focused team. An extra advantage is that we also offer greater value through the offshore development services model.