Wipro Technologies has launched 'Wipro m-eXecute', a mobility app for the manufacturing sector, developed in collaboration with SAP. The app caters to the niche space of manufacturing operations and enables the functionalities of SAP's proprietary 'Manufacturing Execution 6.0' solution for iPhone and iPad users and other platforms will be added in the later releases. The solution is built on a Sybase Unwired Platform (SUP).
"Wipro m-eXecute is based on two principles - faster decision making and timely execution of transactions, and we have found that these are the two most important objectives for any manufacturer. We are happy to launch the app in partnership with SAP and have designed it to enable collaborative decision making across the manufacturing value chain", said N.S. Bala, Senior Vice President and Global Head -Manufacturing & Hi-Tech, Wipro Technologies
Discrete industries like Hi-Tech, Automotive, Semiconductor are likely to embrace this app. According to a Gartner report1 'Forecast: Enterprise IT Spending by Vertical Industry Market, Worldwide, 2010-2016, 1Q12 Update', dated 12 April 2012 by Vittorio D'Orazio et al, "For the mobile network services and mobile devices sector, manufacturing & natural resources, government and banking & securities will be the biggest spenders during the period (2011-2016) and the 2012 IT Spending for Manufacturing & Natural Resources industry vertical will be close to USD 55 billion".
"Wipro m-eXecute provides extended value to our customers by enabling mobile access to the shop floor user. This innovation demonstrates the ability of Wipro to accelerate delivery of key SAP initiatives through collaboration with SAP," said Mike Lackey, VP of LoB Manufacturing Solutions, SAP.
Wipro is a strategic partner for stakeholders across the entire manufacturing ecosystem and offers a range of solutions across various domains in the discrete & process manufacturing and Hi-Tech industries. Wipro provides strategic business and technology solutions, advising customers on business process optimization & engineering, cutting across diverse functional and engineering areas such as Supply Chain Management (SCM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions (MES).
1 Source: Gartner, "Forecast: Enterprise IT Spending by Vertical Industry Market, Worldwide, 2010-2016, 1Q12 Update, dated 12 April 2012 -Vittorio D'Orazio, Derry N. Finkeldey, Robert P. Anderson, Susan Cournoyer, Jeffrey Roster, Rika Narisawa, Rishi Sood, Kenneth F. Brant, Venecia K Liu, John-David Lovelock, Marianne D'Aquila, Anurag Gupta, Christine Arcaris, Lisa Kart.