ERP Guide

A guide to selecting the right ERP system

What is an ERP system?

Implementing an ERP system is a costly investment. Choosing the right solution that is easily customizable and meets the specific business demands can be a daunting task. 

7 steps to choosing an ERP system and an implementation partner

Begin with answering a few crucial questions to determine whether an ERP system is actually needed. 

How to know when it’s the right time to switch to an ERP system? Are you considering investing in a complex management system that will support your business and facilitate its growth? 

What components and features should an ERP system have? 

What are the critical areas of your business: distribution, production, finance or CRM? You may look at the venture from a different perspective and consider the potential benefits of implementing an ERP system in the most essential areas of your business activity. 

Benefits of implementing an ERP system 

The business environment is constantly changing. Modern companies must face multiple challenges such as growing competition, developing markets and rising customer expectations. 

ERP system in the cloud or on-premise? 

Having regard to the uncertain economic situation, companies must re-define the importance of resource planning as well as develop new methods of its implementation. Commonly used terms such as SaaS (“Software as a Service”) and “on demand” refer to such new methods that involve software licensing and distribution models in which software applications are accessed over the Internet. 

ERP Implementation phases in compliance with the methodology  

Methodology is a set of tools and good practices that secure the effective implementation of the ERP system. It has been designed based on many-year experience of Microsoft consultants and partners. It incorporates proven procedures that contribute to the faster delivery of an implementation project, its increased quality and cost reduction. 


A guide to selecting the right ERP system