Items for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Open Source
|Top Trends in ERP for 2011 and Beyond|
The ERP market is in a state of flux. Companies expectations of the complex software are changing. Few CTOs are willing to endure the lengthy expensive and often failed implementations of traditional ERP. At the same time changes in the ways users consume business software is impacting ERP. Simplification of the software as well as cloud computing social media mobility and analytics are the future of ERP.
|Changing Perceptions on ERP Strategy|
The key to successful ERP is a strong ERP strategy not just for implementation but to keep it operating growing and adapting with a company. This Analyst Insight will look at how the changing perception of ERP impacts an ERP strategy. It will also examine how BestinClass companies develop and maintain their ERP strategy.
|ERP in Manufacturing Defining the ERP Strategy|
The majority of manufacturing enterprises almost three quarters according to Aberdeen's survey respondents use Enterprise Resource Planning ERP as their main business system. However one aspect of ERP strategy that has always been assumed is that companies strive to have one single ERP system to unify all their parts and processes.
|ERP Modules for Different Business Types|
Enterprise resource planning or ERP is a mature segment of the software market. Most features are standard across solutions. Use this checklist to find the ERP modules that are right for your organization whatever industry you specialize in.
|How to Sell Management on a New ERP System|
Enterprise resource planning systems or ERP systems have become much more accessible to midsize and even smaller companies in that past three years. Standard features have matured eliminating much of the guesswork of software selection while the systems have become easier to deploy and use. Use this checklist to sell your management on a new ERP system.
|10 Golden Rules for Choosing an ERP System|
Before you can choose a solution you must consider your organization's business goals expectations about the benefits you'll gain from ERP and the business processes that will be integrated with the ERP solution. Following these 10 golden rules will help you choose an ERP system for your organization.
|3 Key ERP Features and How to Use Them Effectively|
ERP modules for global enterprises have more features and are more sophisticated than modules for midmarket and smaller companies modules designed for SMBs are streamlined to fit their requirements. In general these three modules will deliver basic ERP benefits to any company regardless of size or industry.
|10 Tips to Optimize Your ERP Initiatives|
Enterprise relationship planning or ERP is notoriously complex to implement. Working closely with your vendor to configure and customize the solution as necessary choosing the right delivery model for your organization and following this list of 10 tips can help you optimize your ERP initiative.
|Hidden Gems 5 ERP Vendors You Might Not Have Considered|
The ERP market is evolving and modernizing with new technologies and software delivery modes including cloud computing and the old titans of the market Epicor Microsoft NetSuite Oracle Sage and SAP for example aren't the only game in town. It's a good idea to include newer vendors too in your search for an ERP system.
|Future Tech Where Will ERP Be in Two Years|
Many ERP systems are deeply entrenched in organizations and their core technologies are mature yet ERP is in a state of flux. The ERP of the future promises to be simplified more accessible and easier to use shaped by trends that began taking hold this year.