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Aerospace-Academia: ERP-Communication Framework Strategy

2010-07-02
Rashid, M. Asif
Qureshi, Hammad
Shami, Muiz-ud-Din
Khan, Nawar
Sayin, Erol
SEYREK, İBRAHİM HALİL
The advancement in management information systems and business intelligence has changed the dynamics of knowledge management. The integration of ERP module for strategic-collaboration among industry-R&D departments with university-wide "Smart-campus" has further reiterated the target focused team environment coupled with value-based corporate-culture. The integration of academia R&D units with industrial-production-units for knowledge-management as well as resource-management is becoming extremely multifaceted. Efforts are now targeted at evolving a "dynamic knowledge management model for higher education and for optimizing the knowledge-diffusion of "University-R&D programs". The philosophy of competitiveness demands that the integrated framework for ERP adoption be planned for complex-structured organizations prior to its deployment. This is meant so as to minimize ERP deployment-span in terms of time and to curtail financial overheads. This paper provides various dimensions of planning communication system-strategy for ERP in complex-structured organization through mapping of activities for Aerospace departments involved in R&D programs vis--vis academia-Industry collaborative-joint ventures.