Epicor Software Corporation unveiled its product vision for the next-generation of user interface (UI) technology and design and industry cloud platforms that will drive Epicor solutions enabling customers and partners to embrace the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), mobility, predictive analytics, and other emerging technologies.
The pillars of the Epicor product vision start with the aim to deliver leading global industry-focused ERP in the cloud through supporting customer-centric best-in-class cloud solutions fit for industry; expanding the global ERP footprint; providing global customers with easy-to-deploy solutions for evolving compliance and legislative needs; leveraging an ecosystem of solutions for vertical extensibility; and, enabling use of a delightful and consistent user interface model—all deployed across a global Microsoft Azure public cloud infrastructure. [See news release: Epicor to Accelerate Cloud ERP Adoption and Bring the Intelligent Cloud to Manufacturers and Distributors via Microsoft Azure]
Connected Factory and Warehouse of the Future are within reach
Innovative ERP solutions, combined with Industry 4.0 developments, are already helping to automate production lines, streamline supply chains, and provide the intelligent data manufacturers and distributors need to react quickly to changing consumer demands.
Epicor Kinetic Design is a set of new user experience guidelines and patterns for building applications for Epicor solutions. Delivering unified colours, typography and icons, user interface (UI) elements, and page layouts, Epicor Kinetic Design empowers partners to deliver value-added solutions consistent with Epicor usability best practices and interaction guidelines to enhance customer experience.
Epicor Kinetic Framework embodies Epicor Kinetic Design principles and lives as a website accessible by approved Epicor partners and customers. They have access to sample code and tutorials, a UI component code library, API documentation, and actual code, all with web-native and responsive design—working seamlessly on desktop, tablet, or mobile.
Epicor Kinetic application is any application that is coded to Kinetic Design standards. Customers can catch live demonstrations of how to build basic Kinetic applications that integrate with APIs for the Epicor ERP and Epicor Prophet 21 enterprise resource planning (ERP) suites and also explore the transformative value of connected, emerging technologies in the Experience Zone at Insights 2018.