Running a computer system at work and having to gather all information into a single database requires compatibility to make the system work. To have the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system work in your company is to see to it that your existing software packages is compatible with the ERP. Yet, ERP can be customized for you, it is still best that there is compatibility at least on the server running your packages.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems are composed of software packages such as human resources, sales, finance and production, aimed of providing cross-organization integration of data by using embedded business processes. These software packages can be designed based on your companys requirements and is designed as an easy to access format. These ERP applications intends to help managers managed the business. The applications flow of information is centralized and information is updated on real time. It track reports that allow users to get information via computer without hassle. Current and historical reports are stored. The ERP application allows the standardization of the work processes and lower the mainatenance cost, in as much as only one system is used instead of two or more.
The implementation of the ERP applications in a company would require training of users. It maybe difficult at the start as data gathering and input is required. As soon as all the required data is captured in the system, the ERP will take charge of everything. It only takes you to view or access and get the information you need in a click.