Pitfalls of ERP Software in SMBs

The challenges of ERP are well documented and we all know how risky these implementations can be. Risks such as global employee resistance and global supply disruptions may be common for larger organizations, but what about small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs)? ...

ERP Benefits: Myth or Reality?

Many industry leaders, including this one, have published thoughts regarding the evasive nature of ERP benefits. But how real is the issue of ERP benefits realization?  To find out, it helps to look into some key statistics from our ongoing ERP benchmark study. The...

Business Benefits of ERP Software

The purpose of this blog has been to focus on ERP benefits realization and ROI, and we’ve all heard stories of companies of all sizes that implement ERP software without realizing the anticipated tangible business benefits. Which led me to wonder: how big of a...

Do Small Businesses Need ERP Software?

Ever since the early 1990s, Fortune 500 companies across the world have been on the ERP bandwagon. With millions of dollars required to implement and well-publicized coverage of ERP failures, many wonder if ERP is worth the cost and risk to small businesses. The topic...

ERP Hosting: Where’s the ROI?

One frequently overlooked area of ERP projects is whether or not to externally host the ERP solution. Since this is a major item that can significantly affect your project’s ROI, it is a decision that should not be taken lightly. Whether or not a hosted ERP...