How to choose the right ERP software for your growing business
Choosing an ERP (enterprise resource planning) system is no small feat. You’re investing in the future of your business; you need to be sure the system you select will not only address any challenges you currently have but also offer longevity for what’s to come.
As your business grows it becomes even more critical that your processes and systems are as efficient and easy to manage as possible. The infrastructure you have in place can either help you achieve your company goals, or it can hold you back.
“We’ve outgrown our current system so, how do I go about evaluating our options as efficiently as possible“
As this represents a significant investment for most businesses (and so it should), we can’t emphasise enough how important it is to give each step the time and resources needed to get it right. Thorough preparation and evaluation will reduce business disruption and unnecessary costs during the implementation phase.
What does the selection process look like?
- Understand your business goals, objectives and drivers for change
- Conduct exploratory research and create a shortlist of suitable ERP systems
- Select trusted product vendors/business partners
- Carry out thorough product evaluations
- Proposals, negotiations and your final decision
Want to know more about each step of the selection process?
Our interactive guide will take you through the selection process, from understanding your business objectives, shortlisting ERP systems and evaluating product vendors, to making the right decision for your company.