Asking the right questions is the best way to qualify the ERP candidates for your manufacturing enterprise. This list will nail down the vendor’s technology and tell you whether they are keeping up to date.
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Are you ready for an ERP upgrade in 2015? Here are seven points to consider before you start looking for a new ERP solution.
Do you know what you are looking for in your new ERP software? One of my favorite sayings is “When you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.” Do you understand your company’s ERP requirements? Are you in need of newer ERP software capabilities, such as ERP in the Cloud? Can you really make use of an ERP BI module? And do you know what modules and features are available from which ERP vendors in 2015?
One of the more vexing challenges that prospective buyers of a new ERP solution must deal with is getting a realistic picture of what their investment in a new system will cost. I recently became aware of a website that offers a unique Quick Quote pricing tool to help companies determine budgetary pricing for a Dynamics ERP project.
In the course of searching for new manufacturing software, the very first and essential step is to carefully define into what manufacturing mode you fit. There are some grey areas, and just throwing a generic description can lead to missteps in looking for the right solution.
This article discusses the differences between various types of job shops in order to screen options.
Regardless of industry and size, the issue of change management is critical to success of new software. Remember software is only as the good as the people using it. And the people using it are only as good as their motivation and training to use it.