An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Framework for Polytechnique Colleges in Ethiopia
Advances in Wireless Communications and Networks
Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2017, Pages: 67-74
Received: May 23, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 23, 2017; Published: Oct. 26, 2017
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Kassaye Tilahun, Department of Information Technology, Federal TVET Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Patrick Cerna, Department of Information Technology, Federal TVET Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is information system that integrates departments and functions across an organization into one computer system to streamline all the organizational process. Thus, each department across the organization shares a common centralized database, which enables the flow of information in the organization to be faster and reliable. Since, there is no common ERP framework design for specific domain; but most existing ERP framework design is based upon SOA (Service Oriented Architecture). This is because of SOA based ERP framework allows different applications to exchange data with one another effectively. This paper describes ERP framework design and implementation for Poly technique colleges in Ethiopia. To achieve this goal, we reviewed existing general ERP framework components and the process of various departments of poly technique colleges. The basic components we used in the framework are SOAP (Simple Object Access protocol) over HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol) protocol for communication between service consumers and service provider. The other component we applied is web service remote façade module integration mechanism to integrate each module. Finally, the researcher designed a novel framework that is suitable for the Poly Technique Colleges which show the integration among the internal department.
ERP, SOA, Polytechnic, Framework, SOAP, Ethiopia
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Kassaye Tilahun, Patrick Cerna, An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Framework for Polytechnique Colleges in Ethiopia, Advances in Wireless Communications and Networks. Vol. 3, No. 5, 2017, pp. 67-74. doi: 10.11648/j.awcn.20170305.13
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