ERP Evaluation Steps & Best Practices for Executives

ERP evaluationWe recently conducted (and recorded) an ERP webinar which discusses the many steps effectively evaluating ERP business applications. This is a heavily blogged about topic, but this webinar goes beyond the generalities found in most articles and digs into detailed tips for evaluating ERP vendors and products to ensure that the product technology, functionality, and total cost of ownership will meet your current and future needs. This webinar recording is designed to provide C-level executives and financial and information technology executives with an overview of the ERP evaluation process to help guide current and future ERP evaluations within their organizations.
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Advice from an ERP Consultant- How to Evaluate the Cost of ERP User Licenses

When you set out to begin an ERP implementation, you know there are going to be expenses, but do you know where they will come from or how to keep them to a minimum? Many companies, especially those who are implementing their very first ERP system, don’t always know what to expect when it comes to the cost of ERP.  In this article we’ll take a look at one area where you should absolutely ask your ERP consultant questions and know your options- user licensing fees.
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ERP Evaluation Best Practice: Know Your Demo Options

ERP demonstrations are your best friend when in the midst of an ERP evaluation, but it’s important to make sure you’re aware of the different ways you can go about a demo and how to get the most out of the process. Here are 3 common demo formats and what each of them offers so you can get the most out of your demo, allowing you to choose the system that is best for you in the end. Continue reading

Should You Replace Your ERP System? 13 ERP Evaluation Criteria to Help You Decide

Knowing if and when the time has come to replace your ERP system can be a difficult and overwhelming task. One of the easiest ways to approach the process is by breaking it down; Your ERP system is meant to help you optimize and streamline your processes, right? So it makes sense to take a step back and look at the current obstacles and gaps in your process and evaluate how your ERP system helps you get around them. This can be less overwhelming when you break your ERP evaluation down into steps and a series of questions like the ones below. Continue reading

ERP Evaluation Template Helps Companies Assess ERP Business Systems Performance

Chardon, Ohio, June, 5, 2013- Today, e2b enterprise, a division of e2b teknologies Inc, announces the availability of a free ERP evaluation template to help companies assess their current ERP system. The ERP evaluation template is an easy to use, interactive document that walks users through a list of simple questions for major areas of their ERP system and grades it based on eight different categories. Continue reading