Points To Consider When Investing In ERP

Dec. 11, 2006
It's a 15-20 year investment.

Investing in an ERP application is a long-term investment for the whole business. Today's buyer understands that this is an investment not only for the present, but also for the next 15 to 20 years.

Here are a few items to consider when selecting a vendor:

  • Vendor financial viability
  • Product upgrade cycles and maintenance
  • Out-of-box functionality of the product versus customization or personalization
  • Support for industry-specific business requirements
  • Ease of use to drive organizational buy-in and promote usage of the application
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