Nine steps to easier ERP implementations and profits for small and medium-sized businesses.
When it comes to software implementations, organizations large and small share the common goal of rapid deployment and return on investment. Small and mid-size businesses face unique issues and challenges that might not be satisfied by vendors that typically serve the Fortune 1000 or "Tier I" community. Such vendors may tout specialized "SMB solutions", but many times they are nothing more than scaled-down versions of the larger enterprise suites that do not take into account SMB concerns. By following some fundamental concepts, smaller companies can make their ERP technology investments pay off, with little disruption to the business.