Outgrown Quickbooks - Migrate To ERP
If your organization uses Quickbooks for financials, but you know you’ve Outgrown Quickbooks, it’s time to consider an ERP system that offers the financial capabilities that meet your business needs. Have you looked to see what hidden capabilities lie under the hood? If not, it’s time to consider having a second look.
Download “Moving Beyond QuickBooks® Software – Enhancing Cloud-based ERP to Drive Manufacturing Growth” now to learn how to create a complete transformation of your financial system by using ERP.
This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process, help identify the right questions to ask, and offer insight into the potential benefits of transforming your finances through software.
As a software solutions leader, Datix has 25 years of experience supporting manufacturers and distributors. We focus on the unique needs of each of our clients to offer them a comprehensive strategy for their business.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an ERP?
ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning and is software that helps run businesses including manufacturing, distribution, and other similar business.
What does it look like to outgrow Quickbooks?
As your organization scales in revenue, size, or complexity, Quickbooks can become a limiting system showing up as frustration with missing functionality or increasing concern over what-if scenarios that start to become important in the SMB space, and become even more exaggerated in larger businesses.
What does it mean to migrate from Quickbooks to an ERP?
A migration is when you transition off one software platform and on to another. This would include moving any required processes and data.
Is ERP the natural progression after outgrowing Quickbooks?
Businesses who outgrow Quickbooks don’t always move to an ERP, but this is the most natural software progression if ERP is a natural fit for your industry.
Do businesses use both Quickbooks and ERP?
We occasionally engage with clients who come to us using both Quickbooks and legacy ERP, but it doesn’t make sense to use a modern ERP and Quickbooks together.
I use a mix of Quickbooks and Excel, does this eBook still apply?
If you use both Quickbooks and Excel, you’re not alone. That combination happens frequently. The eBook definitely still applies.
What does the eBook cover?
The eBook covers limitations of Quickbooks as well as benefits and advantages of moving to a cloud ERP.
How is my financial system related to driving manufacturing growth?
Financials are a key part of your manufacturing business. If your financials are run on the wrong system, the rest of your organization may want to push forward into further growth, but a lagging finance department can negatively impact every other area of business and bring your growth to a halt.
Why would I consider moving from Quickbooks if it’s so popular?
Quickbooks is a popular choice for startups because of the simplicity of the software. While Quickbooks is definitely better than having no financial system at all, it won’t give you the same level of control you get from a good ERP system.
If I move from Quickbooks, which ERP is right for my organization?
It’s important to perform a proper ERP evaluation to determine which ERP is right for your business.
What if I’m not sure if I’m ready to move from Quickbooks to ERP?
Our team of experts can provide guidance on timing and direction after hearing more about your unique business and needs.