Why SMEs need an ERP the Most?

8 December 2015 5 MIN READ

Why businesses need erp

Most of us would live by the notion that it is only the big organizations that need robust Enterprise Resource Planning or ERP systems. Well, the fact is that smaller businesses need an ERP as much (rather more!)

Consider the key challenges areas for a small / medium enterprise: broken communication between departments, unskilled labor, multiple small applications, legacy systems and no centralized management. While these may look like addressable issues initially, as businesses scale, these small gaps become mammoth. Lack of any centralized process and management leads to redundant costs and loss of business. The solution to streamline and align all processes and departments in one direction is to migrate to an effective ERP solution most suitable for small businesses.

From building clear and real time communication channels between departments, to getting actionable insights about customers, vendors, inventory and more, an ERP can reconcile multiple operations into one robust system that is easy to manage and understand. The alerts generated by the system enable businesses to take faster decisions and avoid unnecessary delays. The historical insights maintained in the system also enable business owners to analyze gaps and plan for future in a better way. The infographic below indicates the key reasons why a small business should consider an ERP:

Be future ready with an ERP!

Why SMEs need an ERP the Most

About the author

Nidhi Batra

Nidhi Batra is a brand communication specialist at Uneecops. She is an active contributor to SAP Business One community and loves to write on smart and intelligent technology which is redefining business models such as SAP Business One, SAP Cloud, Tableau and Power BI. Having Master’s in English from Delhi University, she follows Gartner and spends her time reading avidly about Artificial Intelligence, SAP HANA, Cloud, DevOps, IoT, robotics and business automation.. Tweets at @nidhi_niya

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