How does today’s manufacturer go about justifying an ERP investment? The effort involves determining an expected return on investment, anticipating total costs and fully documenting the business case for investing in a new or upgraded system. It’s critical to document the business reasons for an investment in ERP, as well as the expected value
A key question an ERP selection team usually faces is which ERP vendor to consider. It can take some time to create the long list and short list of solution vendors. Our team has decades of experience working with manufacturers at this stage in their ERP selection project. We’ve learned a thing or two, and can share some lessons learned. A
Industries studies show that approximately 50% to 60% of mid-market companies have outdated information systems. This means that nearly half of management teams in the mid-market are asking themselves the question “why ERP”?! Ultra talks to many manufacturing executives every year that represent the 50% to 60% that are evaluating that question.