Defining the UX of the Modern Enterprise

Defining the UX of the Modern Enterprise

How to design for autonomous performance management This week our team at Trufa received the wonderful news that together with the design agency NONOBJECT, we’ve received the Red Dot Design Award for our efforts to build a new type of application for the enterprise. A break from the past Before IT conquered the enterprise, offices were decorated with large, gray cabinets. Desks were laced with manila envelopes and strict processes ruled the business world. Then ERP systems came along. Cabinets became servers and people used mice and keyboards instead of pens. Companies like SAP established new standards in business software. The next revolution came with Business Intelligence (BI). It wasn’t enough anymore to simply do digitally, what was previously done with pen and paper. Every part and product, supplier and customer, purchase and sale was recorded somewhere in an ERP system. This wealth of information was untapped and BI systems were there to tap it. Armies of consultants created long running batch jobs that spat out reports to provide insights into the business. Enter 2017. The computing world has made the move to the cloud, democratizing scalability. Modern frameworks have enabled more rapid development. Mobile has eaten the world. We’re on the cusp of an AI revolution. It’s time to unlock the true potential of what enterprise software can be. Trufa shows what this future looks like, today. The future is autonomous We like to say that we sell autonomous performance management. A Business Intelligence system is at heart descriptive. It can take some ERP data, reshape it, and provide it in the form of a sorted table or...