2016 Business ERP System Features: What You Need To Know

Almost all businesses today run some form of ERP to manage their back-office functions. The term ERP has, in fact, become synonymous with financial management systems, and although to be more accurate, it incorporates the full suite of software used to manage the business. The most notable trend in ERP today is the adoption of […]

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ERP Systems Usage and Trends in 2015: Annual Review

During 2015, the trend towards more flexible cloud-based ERP continued with the adoption of SaaS-based ERP solutions increasing at a rapid pace. At the same time, popularity of traditional on-premise ERP fell. In the PricewaterhouseCoopers’ report, Beyond ERP: New Technology, New Options, the authors predicted that by 2016 investment in SaaS ERP solutions will be […]

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Future-Proof ERP System with an Optimal Core Structure

All ERP software needs to be periodically updated to resolve software and security issues that may have emerged. Additionally, new software features should be made available to reflect changes in the way organisations do business. Also important is the ease with which the software facilitates organic growth and organisational changes. The practical ability of clients […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Source a Local NetSuite ERP Partner

When selecting an EPR solution, few organisations have the ability to go it alone and need the help of an experienced partner to facilitate the process of assessing requirements, designing the solution and implementation. The difficulty is deciding which partner and whether it matters if they are located elsewhere in another country and time zone. […]

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Reduce ERP Workarounds During Implementation

Many organisations rely on workarounds to manually obtain information or manage systems because their current ERP solution does not provide the required facilities. This seemingly innocuous practice often hides underlying issues that affect the efficacy of the software. Although no ERP solution is perfect, the adoption of workarounds is often based on an inability or […]

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Business Growth Affects Your ERP Software

Successful businesses inevitably grow, and as they grow, the volume of transactions handled by the organisation’s ERP system increases. While these changes may be gradual and initially imperceptible, it doesn’t take long before the overall size of the organisation’s database grows almost exponentially. This is due to the many additional records generated by the extra […]

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How to Match an ERP Consultancy to Your Business

If you are contemplating an ERP upgrade, deciding who to work with is a crucial decision. The ERP landscape is significantly different from what it used to be, and, especially if you follow the trend towards cloud ERP, many aspects of how your business operates will change. As few organisations have the wherewithal to manage […]

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ERP Systems Must Be Flexible

ERP systems have been in use for several decades. The term ERP became common as earlier Material Resource Planning (MRP) software gradually expanded from inventory and manufacturing control to incorporate accounting, human resources, and other general management functions. Initially, ERP solutions were large, complex, and run on-premise in corporate data centres and by their very […]

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