9 basic advantages of implementing ERP


ERP or Enterprise Resource Planning is a software application for business management. It aims to provide an integrated view of the entire business process across all the verticals and consolidates all the individual applications that manage respective operations for each vertical.

It is a central control of all the data originating within the organisation and a common share-point for all the departments so that a flow of information prevails across modules in order to support a seamless business operation.

In contemporary time, without a robust and functional ERP software, efficient enterprise management is not possible as we are living in an age where data generation is accelerated and the nature of data has become more complex than earlier.

Below are 9 basic advantages of implementing ERP—

  • From accounting to human resource management, manufacturing to project management, order processing to customer relationship management– ERP has everything within one suite, a very cost-effective application that saves man-hour.
  • It integrates resource planning, transactional database, business intelligence, product analysis, document management and other important aspects of enterprise operation so that an ideal streamlining can occur in order to improve the output.
  • Since ERP provides a common database, accessible by all the departments, the process of data acquisition is real-time, not periodic and so at any point of time, you can get the updated data to work with.
  • Most of the ERP systems support best practices, take care of a number of compliance issues and help reducing risk considerably.
  • ERP contributes in making the business operation agile as there is more collaboration across departments. Multiple accessibility of the database enable multiple users to work with it at a time and the updates are visible right away.
  • ERP helps in bringing a transparency to the organisational data and helps providing the authorities a comprehensive view of the entire system, updated.
  • Any tracking of data becomes easier with an ERP software implemented in the process. It can be transaction history tracking, sales, order or purchase details tracking etc.
  • The comprehensive database of ERP facilitates analysis, sales forecasting, strategy formulation and so on.
  • ERP can provide a better security to the organisational data by consolidating multiple security systems.

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