Technology is an interesting element in today’s ever-changing businesses. At one point, it was considered a gimmick, an additional tool that would have a minor impact. Yet, in the modern economy technology is a must-have for companies to fully function.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solutions have followed a similar path. Many firms were initially skeptical of their overall benefit for day-to-day operations. However, owners soon realized that the right ERP could transform their businesses by solving their greatest organizational challenges.
Without an ERP, their internal tasks and procedures were becoming increasingly unmanageable, causing endless frustrations. Attempts to resolve these problems lead to wasted spending and no results. Eventually these issues began to manifest themselves in the company’s performance and its ability to achieve results.
An ERP reinvigorates daily operations by seamlessly aligning your software with your business processes. When these two things come together, consistency goes up, errors go down and your teams will be on the same page about how to meet company objectives.
Prior to any implementation, the primary concern is preparing your enterprise for the ensuing change. What’s needed of one’s firm is often as important as the solution itself.
One of the most important aspects of any installation is selecting a partner to work with.
Finding one is critical to the overall results gained from the product itself. Many ERP consultants are only committed to the bottom line and offer the same approach to all their customers. In contrast, a strong partner is one who wants to understand everything that defines your business and its unique position. Understanding what makes a client distinct in their industry is something often overlooked. At Datix, we make it our top priority. We always take a business-first approach with our clients so we can offer them a comprehensive solution that is tailored to their specific needs. Learn how a business-first approach solves real issues.
After choosing an ERP consultant, it is important to think about training. Implementing the solution is one thing, but being able to properly use it is another.
Any training pursued must involve every staff member. A transition must encompass the entire firm and be all-involving, rather than limited to one section in particular. The right consultant will engage heavily with your full team to showcase the daily benefits of the ERP and allow your staff to see how it will make their lives easier. This can bring your organization together and allow you to go after more ambitious goals. As a one-stop shop, Datix has the expertise to answer all of your team’s ERP questions. With 25 years’ experience, we offer comprehensive solutions and training to your team, whether you need support with ERP, CRM, integration, disaster recovery, or other software support.
All these combined factors are paramount when creating favorable conditions for an ERP installation. Without pursuing them fully, an organization will fail to gain their perceived benefits from the solution. Some may perceive these demands as unnecessary, yet such elements are fundamental to your overall success.
In achieving these, it’s possible to create the best possible scenario for the company’s future goals with the right ERP.
Find out more in our ERP Resources for Manufacturers and Distributors
With over two decades in the industry, Datix is the ERP consultant of choice for manufacturers and distributors. We believe in “being the best with the best” and look for partners who match our commitment to solving real issues and doing what it takes. Our in-depth analysis of our clients and their business needs allows us to maximize their software investments to the fullest.