Up ! Application System is a solution to build an information system through the assemblying of business components while looking for:
Reinforcing the competitive dvantages.
The specificity of the firm at origin of its value creation.
Minimizing the total cost of the information system.
It is also called Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
Contributing to the operational efficiency.
Through an optimization of its economical modelling.
In comparison, the principle of Up ! Application System corresponds to:
The building of a piece of furnishment in kit - Ikea.
Anyone builds his own piece of furnishment through the assemblying of elements, choosing the number and the wideness of drawers, the decoration, etc.
A game of construction kit - Lego.
Anyone builds his onw realization through the assemblying of functional or technical, generic or specialized elements according to the target application.
Business Target of Up ! Application System
Up ! Application System is targeting:
Large Private Firms.
A least a size of 2 000 employees or 250 millions d'Euros of turnover.
National Public Services.
At least a size of 1 000 employes or 100 millions d'Euros of operating budget.
Integrators or software companies.
A project team of 10 bodies at least.
Theses criterias are given for roughly thinking since Up ! Application System may interest some firms of lower sizes. The targeting firms are usually belonging to the following business lines:
Bank on Insurance
Some companies belonging to other business lines may also be interested by Up ! Application System according to the advantages brought back to the firm.