ERP or enterprise resource planning is a method of efficiently utilizing, hardware, software and people to increase business productivity and profit by simplifying an organization’s business processes. ERP may use many software applications or single but more complex software that can smoothly disseminate data required by two or more business departments.
ERP software need grew since the big businesses’ mandate is to have a centralized solution to manage all information system requirements. An ERP may have solutions for businesses involved in:
- Human resources/payroll
- Finance and accounting
- Supply chains/partners
- CRM (customer relationship management)
An ERP solution allows each business domain to be centrally managed while independently operating. It’s very advantageous in interoperability of data, increased data reliability and increased communication using s single database. It can also enhance the quality of making decisions enterprise-wide.
Finding the best ERP solution for an enterprise may need an ERP consulting process. ERP consulting involves assistance in the selection, training, support, implementation and guidance of an ERP system. An ERP system to be a fully integrated business applications, it needs to include departments like finance, production, order processing, receiving and shipping, sales, service, human resources service.
The first component in picking an ERP consultant is the need. Am ERP consultant’s primary function is to assist with the complete transition from the old to the new ERP, so bringing in an expert is a must. An ERP consultant should understand the business, evaluate proper solutions, install, train and fine tune the product to fit the business needs.
ERP consultants assist a business in all stages of ERP implementation, so a consultant that can address specific needs and a wide range of needs will be the best choice.
Since hiring an ERP consultant to advise a business of the best ERP system or solution to use, one with years of industry knowledge and implementation capabilities will be able to understand the business’ needs and provide the proper support. Always choose and go for a partner with many years of experience, who will provide proper support and services for implementing ERP system and will be able to help the company to continue to grow and prosper.
Pemeco Consulting got 40 years of experience in assisting clients in transforming their businesses to become market leaders by incorporating technologies in order to remove inefficient business processes, connect people and systems and make better decisions.