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You’ve done your needs analysis to figure out what your company is looking for in its next (or first) ERP system. Now, you’re reviewing your options to see which one might be the best fit. Acumatica and perhaps a few others look like promising candidates, but you’re not sure how to narrow it down to “the one.” Might I recommend an Acumatica ERP demo?
ERP may be the most helpful technology to hit the manufacturing space since the assembly line. Anyone who has their own stories about how choosing a manufacturing ERP that’s role-based has improved their own operations.
The COVID pandemic had (and continues to have) an enormous impact on the business world. Not only did it force some creative thinking from many businesses, it also redefined how we work. For the businesses that made it through or are starting up in an era of renewed possibilities, technology such as ERP will lead the way.
For some companies, a big advantage of ERP comes in the transformation it brings to IT. IT department staffing and costs have skyrocketed over the last few decades, and many companies feel the pinch with these skilled workers. Can one advantage of cloud ERP and IT truly be reducing staff?
Human error can cause a small ripple… or it can expose your business to significant risk. By automating manual processes, reorders, etc., ERP can protect a business from many potentially disastrous risks.
If you want to see how ERP can transform your business in 2021, look at how Acumatica and other modern ERP solutions can help you take advantage of mobile, IoT, AI and other key ERP trends for 2021.
As with many back-office departments, HR is historically weighed down by manual processes, volumes of files, and archaic workflows. Introducing ERP for HR to your company is one way in which an advanced ERP system can improve efficiency. See how ERP can give your business an edge in HR and beyond.
ERP comes with a variety of benefits from your accountant’s perspective, but have you considered what ERP can do for compliance? For businesses in many spaces, including healthcare and finance, compliance is of vital importance. ERP can make compliance easier in ways you might not realize. How can you ensure greater compliance with ERP?
While it might sound like a good idea to hold on to the same ERP system for years, so long as it still working, that can be a dangerous strategy. A better tactic is to keep your ERP up to date with small, regular updates, so none are too painful, but you don’t fall too far behind.
An ERP implementation can take anywhere from several months to a few years. Having an idea of an ERP project timeline can help you frame the project in your mind as you move forward with it. The following is a basic timeline of events that you can expect to see during an ERP implementation.
Implementing a new ERP solution brings with it several advantages, including enhanced collaboration, data uniformity, and streamlined business processes. What you may not realize is ERP can also serve as a handy tool for tracking your business’ efficiency. When used correctly, this can help unlock the true business value of ERP and impressive ROI.
Don’t feel you must get everything in your ERP from the beginning. The best ERPs scale to your needs. So, you can start small and scale up when working with the right solution and the right ERP partner. Learn more about this and our other top ERP tips for small businesses.