6 Tips for Successful ERP Customization

Out-of-the-box ERP is simply not for everyone. If every business could fit into a general ERP application, there wouldn’t be much competition out there. Businesses with specific processes and needs benefit from ERP customization. ERP customization allows companies to use an out-of-the-box ERP system, but then tailor and add business applications to make the system perform to their needs.
Continue reading

When ERP Customization is Unavoidable

ERP CustomizationWith many years of working with ERP systems our ERP consultants, and many others, have come to the conclusion that no ERP system is a perfect fit for any company right out of the box. In some situations that’s ok, businesses can get along with the things they found in the system that they truly needed and live without those other things they may have wanted. In other situations that’s simply not the case and your system has many of the things you need, but lacks a few crucial pieces.

While at some point complete system replacement may be your best option, ERP customization can be beneficial for many companies, but is has pros and cons.  If ERP customization seems to be unavoidable, follow these rules to reap the benefits, not suffer the consequences.
Continue reading