ERP software systems are a type of software for businesses that helps with data management, marketing, sales, inventory, and product planning. It is often used in businesses such as retail in an effort to run daily business tasks more efficiently, such as payroll and supplies. There are hundreds of companies that support ERP software, but which one is the best?
There are a few key criteria that businesses should look at first before determining which ERP software systems to go with, and that is:
- platforms used
- type of deployment
- business size
- level of recommendation
Platforms used refers to what operating system that the software is most compatible with; as a rule of thumb, it’s best to go with software that is widely available for Mac, Windows, and Linux users. Type of deployment refers to whether the software is available via traditional server IT systems or through a Cloud, or best yet both. The software should also be able to serve whatever size business it needs to, and should also have a high recommendation from its company and customers. Finally, the ERP software should have all of the above criteria for the best price possible.
Choosing an ERP software system doesn’t have to be a difficult process. Simply looking at the criteria for the best ERP software available and at a business’ own needs will do enough to help determine which one is the best choice. A good rule of thumb when choosing is to pick the ERP software that can do the most for one’s own business for the smallest price. Knowing this can mean the difference between a business that is organized and makes a profit, and one that doesn’t. Contact TMC to have them help you with your ERP software search.