A turnkey solution is a product or service that is designed to be easily used and requires little or no additional customization or setup. Examples of turnkey solutions include:
- All-in-one computer systems that are pre-configured and ready to use out of the box
- Prefabricated houses or buildings that are delivered and assembled on site
- Software as a Service (SaaS) products that are ready to use with minimal setup or customization
- Website builders and e-commerce platforms that allow users to easily create and launch their own websites
- Complete business systems or franchises, which include everything needed to start and operate a business, such as training, equipment, and support.
Packaged applications contain specific sets of business logic and technical functionality that support specific business processes in organizations.
Turnkey Solutions are packaged applications
that come pre-installed on vendor supplied hardware/network configurations. They effectively pre-integrate the Hardware, network, and software applications into a seamless whole.
A packaged application is a fully functional application that you can view, use, and customize.
Packaged applications can also include a de-installation script which can be used to remove all the application's supporting objects. This tutorial walks you through the OEHR Sample Objects packaged application.
Normally it is used as a way of referring to vendors who sell ERP or CRM application suites that are organized to be used to integrate all of a company's main software applications. By installing a number of packaged applications a company can assure that major business process applications in finance, accounting, human resources, and manufacturing all communicate smoothly and store data in a common database. The dominant packaged application vendor is SAP
. Other well-known ERP vendors are Baan, J.D. Edwards, Oracle and PeopleSoft.
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