There are two methods for customising the processes of an ERP. Customizing is the method of adapting the system within the possibilities that the system offers.Read More
Enterprise software adoption - surprisingly non-technological
There are a lot of obstacles, challenges and surprises to overcome when introducing business software such as ERP or CRM.Read More
SAP Business One - The Practical Guide No. 5
SAP Business One - The Practical Guide is now available in a new fifth edition. It is recognised as the guide and handbook for SAP's ERP for SMEs.Read More
ERP implementation: convince employees
The software is not the only success factor. When it is introduced, the ERP users must also be convinced.Read More
FAQ – Maybe ERP after all?
Yes, they still exist. The companies that work without an ERP system. Possible, but does it make sense? This is the question that management usually asks itself.Read More
The small difference: ERP and merchandise management
Although enterprise resource planning software and ERP software are sometimes still used as synonyms, they refer to different system solutions. But what is the difference between an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and an ERP solution? Whereas merchandise management focuses on goods, their storage and related warehousing, ERP software has the task of using all resources (goods, capital and personnel) efficiently(er) and thus improving business processes. The difference can best be seen in the task areas:Read More
Optimizing business processes in an ERP project?
Most companies interpret a new ERP system as an automatic optimisation of business processes. The disappointment when the expected effect in improved processes fails to materialise is great. However, with the right approach, it is possible to handle ERP solution and business process optimisation in one project.Read More
The future of ERP software
Flexible and individual - that's how today's ERP system should be. A recent study shows this. At the same time, however, user-friendliness must not be reduced.Read More
Process optimization in the ERP solution: Is a new system always necessary?
Especially with ERP systems that have been in use for a long time, it becomes apparent over time that some work processes still need improvement. However, a new system is not necessarily required for process optimisation. The process analysis can be done independently of the ERP system anyway. The challenge lies - as so often - in the implementation. The data structures in particular play a major role in process optimisation - and they are, after all, the heart of every ERP system. But how can these be changed and improved in such a way that the necessary process optimisation can be implemented?Read More
The search for the right one. Part 1: Does my company need an ERP system?
The question is not if, but when. If a company is still at the beginning of its history, orders, customer data and stock lists may still be manageable with Excel and co. However, the amount of data of this kind is not decreasing. The number of people working with it is also growing. Individual workplaces become departments. The demands on company management are growing. Decisions are getting bigger and riskier. The accounting department must always provide reliable figures on which these decisions can be made. In a nutshell: the work is growing.Read More