Introduction

Why Did We Write This Guide?

We made ‘A Guide to Successful ERP Implementation’ to help those who are looking for solutions to simplify their complex business operations and want to know more about ERP. In this series, we provide in-depth explanation about the software; from the definition, the benefits, the modules, requirements gathering for the right ERP system, to choosing the best ERP vendor for your business.

Who is This Guide for?

“A Guide to Successful ERP Implementation” was made for business owners, stakeholders, and decision makers of organizations focused on various industries such as manufacturing, retail, wholesale, food and beverage, real estate, construction, engineering,
professional service, education, and others who are looking for automated solutions to overcome various challenges in their day-to-day business processes.

How to Use This Guide

“A Guide to Successful ERP Implementation” consists of five chapters, each of which can be read separately, but to get the most of the series, we recommend that you read it all the way through at least once. Download this guide so you can use it as a reference resource whenever needed.

CHAPTER I
An Easy Introduction to ERP Software

An ERP system is a major investment for your business. Thus, before deciding to invest in it, you need to thoroughly understand your business needs and ensure that your organization is ready to implement the software.

However, before summarizing your business needs, make sure that you really have a good understanding of what an ERP system is. Also, find out the reasons why many organizations choose to use the integrated software.

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CHAPTER II
Primary Benefits of ERP Software for Businesses

ERP software is designed to simplify various complex business processes such as planning, monitoring, human resources management, reporting, and a lot more. However, there are still many benefits of an ERP system that can help improve the development of your business. Find out more in this chapter.

CHAPTER III
Most Critical ERP Modules You Would Want to Add

An ERP system consists of multiple modules. Each module is specifically designed to handle certain business processes. Not all ERP systems have the same modules, but most modern ERP systems share several common modules. Know the main modules in an ERP system and which are relevant to your industry.

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CHAPTER IV
How to Identify Requirements for ERP Software

If the ERP system you have chosen doesn’t turn out the way you expected, the huge amount of money spent will end in vain. The right ERP system should be able to help your business operate better thereby increasing its productivity. Therefore, before looking for an ERP vendor, make sure that you completely know what your business needs so that obstacles can be overcome properly.

CHAPTER V
How to Choose the Right ERP Vendor

Choosing the right ERP vendor can be tricky since there are many ERP system providers that offer similar solutions. You should determine points of comparison when comparing one vendor with another. Find out important things to look for in a ERP vendor.

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