Enterprise applications are an all-encompassing world, with products ranging from team collaboration tools to ERP for large enterprises, from general-purpose software to heavily vertical industry platforms. Although China's enterprise application market is still in its infancy compared to the United States. However, since 2012, with the rapid development of cloud computing and mobile devices, more and more enterprise SaaS products have entered the market, and enterprises have begun to seek information solutions more urgently due to the pressure of cost and efficiency. The developer market has also gradually shifted from consumer applications to enterprise-level applications. On the one hand, it is difficult to find obvious market opportunities in the B2C field because the Internet demographic dividend has peaked; on the other hand, it is driven by the need for efficiency in enterprises.
There are 16,000 and 27,000 enterprise application manufacturers included in the two monitoring platforms for startups, 36Kr and IT Juzi, respectively. This does not take into account the fact that a company has multiple products. We begin this article with a segment of the overall enterprise application market for two purposes: Indicate to which business problems the concepts and methods presented in this article are applicable; Outline the basic Fax List structure of the entire enterprise informatization market for enterprise service and SaaS entrepreneurs. Three levels of enterprise application domain For ease of understanding, we divide the complex enterprise application domain into three different levels: Functional application: A system-level application used to solve a certain type of enterprise problem, with a complete unit of input, data storage, and computational output, as well as a design for group use.
Such as sales management system, task collaboration platform, HR recruitment management system, etc. Professional tools: Tool-level applications used to solve a specific problem, these applications are used by only a few professionals in the enterprise. For example, 3D modeling and 3D printing tools for advanced manufacturing, BIM modeling tools for the construction industry, etc. Application development and integration tools: An application that provides data and application integration for two or more systems. It does not necessarily directly serve end users, but exists to improve the efficiency and quality of application development.