4 Critical Things to Remember While Selecting an ERP System
It is critical, they say, and they mean it. Is your business really in need of an ERP system? And, is selecting an apt ERP system a problem that you are facing? What to look for in an ERP system? How do you define your business needs in an ERP system? How to figure out which ERP solution provider is the best? Synergy Resources of course! Do you need a packaged ERP system or a customized one? What is the cost of an ERP system? How will it serve my business interests? Will it be a successful investment?
These are the questions every small, mid, or big sized company faces. Take a deep breath, you aren’t alone. Though it’s a strategic decision every organization makes, many companies can’t really figure out the probable. It’s all about evaluation, selection, and implementation.
So, how do you go about the ERP selection process? Here are the 4 critical things to remember when choosing an ERP system for your business:
#1 Evaluate: Get the top management, experts, and end users on the evaluation committee. Different departments in your company face unique sets of challenges and ground realities. Bring them to the table. At the end of the evaluation process, everyone should be on the same page.
#2 Assess: While assessing, ask the questions – How are your business processes performing? How big is your scale of operation? What’s doing well? What are the flaws in the process? What is the status on overhead?
#3 Establishing Criteria: Do you have a plan in place? What is it that you want from your ERP system? What gaps and discrepancies are you trying to exploit through the ERP system? Base your selection process on priorities and begin by placing the most important thing at the top of the list, then follow with the rest.
#4 Vendor selection: How to figure out which vendor is the best? It’s simple and easy. You need to look no further. Ring us for a “know-how” call now and you will know why. Synergy Resources carries the legacy of the first ERP ever made and the company has never looked back.
When selecting an ERP system, focus on these 4 critical things for a successful ERP implementation.