Driving Optimal Performance From ERP Systems: A Hybrid Model of Best Practices Combined With Unique Capabilities Delivers Greatest Value for Mid-Sized Companies
Source: Clarkston Consulting
ERP vendors have invested a considerable amount of time and money developing and incorporating best practices for universal business processes into their applications. For the end user, the adoption of these best practices offers considerable advantages. In short, it allows the user to dramatically reduce implementation time and costs, ultimately reducing the total cost of ownership and speeding time to value. Through the adoption of best practices, inefficient, manual activities are converted into streamlined, structured processes that can be automated and closely monitored. These processes are more consistent, reliable, faster and in control. In addition, by leveraging these time-tested practices, one drives improved performance metrics, reduce the risks associated with any ERP implementation and simplify matters when it's time to upgrade.