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Enterprise software, as the name indicates, enables administrators to monitor and track all the happenings in their companies. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), as the name indicates, allows managers to keep a track of all the resources spent in their company for the various day-to-day operations as well as particular projects. The advents of cloud computing and associated services removed the need for corporations to purchase ERP software and install them on servers. ERP applications hosted from the cloud can be used from anywhere using an internet connection. This reduced the cost of using ERP and allowed smaller companies as well as startups with limited resources to take full advantage of them.
A company named Plumsoft developed an application called PlumERP — built on Plumware platform — that is a cloud-based enterprise application which combines a lower cost of ownership with an innovative technology and approach for enterprises. PlumERP is the only cloud-based ERP that provides a complete unified suite of solutions that cover Financial Management, Human Capital Management, Customer Relationship Management, Procurement Management, Production Planning, Plant Maintenance, and Quality Control applications designed for today’s organizations and the way people work.
Plumsoft: The Beginning
Plumsoft started with a simple philosophy that technology should enable efficiency, not stand in the way. Plumware Cloud Development platform is the result of that philosophy. It has combined more than 30 years of developing business applications across different technology platforms by some of the best minds to develop innovative cloud technology that is simple, robust and flexible. With the new technology, Plumsoft has completely eliminated the need for customers to make large upfront investments for software, hardware, middleware, and database and not to mention the elongated implementations and complex, costly upgrades.
Traditional legacy ERP and Enterprise Applications were not built for today’s dynamic business environment. They rely on a static and aging data model that was developed more than ten years ago. They are rigid, inflexible, and built with yesterday’s technology. Customers are forced to make large upfront investments for software, hardware, middleware, database, and professional services, and then suffer through elongated implementations and complex, costly upgrades. PlumERP eliminates all the hassles and headaches involved in traditional legacy ERP systems, by enabling on-demand business solutions delivered as SaaS solutions in the cloud.
PlumERP financials software accelerates your financial close, provides strong expense management, offers streamlined and auditable revenue management and ensures complete real-time visibility into the financial performance of the entire business. It deals with all critical functions including general ledger; accounts payable and accounts receivable; comprehensive budgeting, asset accounting, cash management capabilities; and other dedicated tools.
PlumERP financial management seamlessly integrates with all other modules – order management, purchasing, inventory, and CRM functions to streamline critical business processes, such as quote-to-cash, and everyone works from a single source of finance, sales, and customer data.
Customer Relations Management
Plum CRM solution provides a complete view of customer interactions across your sales, marketing, and customer service/support teams so they can collaborate and respond promptly and knowledgeably to customer inquiries and sales opportunities. Streamline and automate your sales processes and enable salespeople to create a single view of the customer to help ensure a shorter sales cycle, higher close rates, and improved customer retention.
Production Planning and Scheduling
Effective production planning and scheduling are vital to the success of every manufacturing business. Regardless of your industry, finding the best way to purchase, allocate and utilize your production resources to efficiently satisfy your customers while minimizing costs is a constant challenge. But, without the right production planning and scheduling solution, it is near impossible. Take advantage of manufacturing operations software solutions that integrate data systems with shop-floor activities. Improve customer service, cut costs, and manage compliance and operational performance by unifying operations.
Human Capital Management
PlumERP Human Capital Management solution gives you the most comprehensive set of human capital management capabilities available today, with a single solution that unites the different major areas of HCM: human resource management, payroll services, time and attendance, and performance management. Streamlining your human resource management processes reduces costs, improves employee satisfaction, and makes employees and managers—as well as your human resources and finance teams—more productive. PlumERP provides an end-to-end solution that offers comprehensive time tracking, incentive compensation, expense reporting, and payroll tools, all built into a self-service portal that any employee can access 24×7.
Meet the brains behind Plumsoft’s success
Jay Sappidi, Founder and CEO
Jay has more than 18 years of experience in the high-tech industry with a very diverse and broad-based background ranging from entrepreneurship, senior management, business development, strategic planning to technology development. In his entrepreneurial journey, Jay founded WissenInc, based out of New Jersey, which provides IT consulting services with a focus on digital content management. He grew the revenues of the company to US $5 million in three years and established the company as a strong player in the competitive content management market. Jay was also one of the founders of BarterIndia.com — India’s first bartering portal.
Jay also held executive level position at CAST as Vice President of their Research Labs. He headed their product marketing, product strategy, corporate messaging and customer relations. Jay worked at Deloitte as a Management Consultant in their Strategy & Operations group where he helped companies with their corporate, marketing and operations strategies.
An avid photography enthusiast and marathon runner, Jay earned his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani and holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management.