DATE: Aug 25, 2016
AUTHOR: Teresa Zundel
What is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)? This seemingly-simple question often results in complex answers. Let’s pare it down to the essentials.
In basic terms, ERP software uses a shared database to integrate and streamline a wide range of essential business processes. This creates immediate benefits for business owners, employees, and customers, including:
There are literally hundreds of business processes that could be integrated using ERP software. Today we’ll take a look at six of the most common processes:
When determining how much ERP functionality your business needs, here’s a good rule of thumb. Businesses with complex processes, rapid business growth, or quickly changing business need s typically require more extensive ERP.
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Notes and Credits:
Excerpts/ideas included in this blog post were compiled from the following sources:
10 Features to Consider for any ERP Solution
5 Common Misconceptions about ERP Software, Part 1
What is ERP?