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Implementing any of the multiple ERP packages available on the market is a big step toward optimizing the operations of your company. It can also be an expensive step, so it is important to carefully evaluate available ERP packages in order to maximize your return on investment (ROI). The selection process can be quite detailed and time consuming when done correctly but this is the only way to ensure that the software you choose will perform for your business in the way you need it. Choosing from among the available ERP packages can be tedious, but you can take many of the headaches out of the process by following a few simple steps. Defining the Scope of your Selection Are you willing to replace your current hardware platform if it is necessary to fit your choice from ERP packages? If you are determined to stick with your current hardware and database platform, you ... (more)

Midmarket ERP Software Rankings

Looking for Midmarket ERP Software Rankings? Selecting the best midmarket Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for your business is not an easy task. The entire selection process entails listing out user specific functional requirements, understanding the existing ERP landscape so that you can short-list the most ideal product for the business.  You do this by factoring various perspective such as budget, functionality, and industry specific needs. Often such decisions are tedious and may require consultancy services from qualified IT experts. Our leading Midmarket ERP soft... (more)

Top 10 ERP Solutions

Top 10 ERP Solutions explained People often are interested in knowing which are the Top 10 ERP Solutions available. This is a difficult question to answer because it depends upon the company that is asking the question and for what criteria. For example if you are a manufacturer looking for an ERP solution, it would not only matter that you are in the manufacturing Industry, but also which form of manufacturing are you; ie. Discreet, process, or project-based manufacturing are all different with different Top 10 ERP offerings within their respective niche. Probably the best way to... (more)

Which ERP Is Suitable for Companies with X Million Dollars in Revenue?

“Which ERP is suitable for companies with x million dollars?” Revenues size is one of the most common factors in ERP selection. It is a common question facing a manager looking to find a replacement system for their current ERP solution. The question comes down to “How large are you?” and “how scalable is the ERP software?” Let’s look at the first question of how large are you as a company? Are you “10 Million dollars in annual revenue?” or, do you have “50 Million dollars” in revenue, or 100 Million”, or “500 Million?” All of these companies may require a different level of sof... (more)

Popular ERP Systems

What are popular ERP systems in North America? Often it depends upon who you ask. When you ask "which system is best?" or "which ERP is the most favored?", you should consider that each company has unique needs and process requirements. So there is no "one-size-fits-all" when it comes to ERP. You can however determine popularity based on other factors. Popular could refer to the quality of the system being well liked or it could refer to the most used solution. For the purposes here we need some sort of measure. To set a criterion, let's go with the most recommended system based ... (more)