Customers have always been the main concern for businesses all over the world. This importance was reflected in an increased need for business organisations to integrate customer knowledge in order to build close corporate and partner relationships with their customers
People often assume that ERP systems are only for larger companies. But, consider this – if you run a small or medium sized business (SME), you might be worrying about the following things:
- Is there a way to improve our inefficient processes?
- Can we grow without growing pains?
- Will the business remain viable or successful in the long term?
Here comes the ERP.
Adopting the ERP systems can help businesses become more time efficient and improve productivity. A less obvious, although critical benefit for ERP customers is that ERP vendors can maintain close ties to the industries they serve, and respond quickly to the emerging needs of their customers.
Knowing the full benefits that an ERP system can have for your business is the first step to cutting costs and improving ROI.
You don’t have to spend a fortune to implement an ERP system ,as there are various options available to ease the burden
“Cloud and software-as-a-service” options turn ERP into an operational expense with monthly billing rather than a capital expenditure
Ø Cloud for more efficient upgrades
With cloud,future upgrades would be automatic, and there would be no need to invest in a more powerful server.
Ø Cloud for geographically wide-spread sites
Adopting cloud-based ERP to run your systems on different sites in different countries, and in different time zones. The cloud-based solution has proved to be significantly less expensive than the cost of having IT support people on standby 24/7
Ø Cloud for the more cost-effective solution
A cloud-hosted ERP system delivers a fully-scalable and secure system without the significant hardware cost of an on-site installation. Delivered as a fully-managed service, the solution offers many advantages over an on-site installation:
- Disaster recovery
- Regular updates and enhancements
- Single point of contact
- Easy addition of new sites to the solution
- Access to the network on-the-go