An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a series of software applications or modules that collects data from your sales, purchasing, finance, inventory, supply chain, manufacturing and quality functions into a common database so that your company can share the information, coordinate activities and collaborate.
If you’re looking for your first ERP system or looking to upgrade from an existing system, the evaluation, selection and implementation process is a long-term strategic decision for your organisation.
To help you through this process, here are eight simple steps for a successful ERP system selection.
- Make an assessment
- Establish criteria
- Schedule consultations
- Create a shortlist
- Make contact
- Prepare questions that address your concerns
- Check vendor references
To find out more download the white paper: How to successfully select an ERP system in eight simple steps