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Now you all are very much aware about the ERP advantages and implementation benefits. However, in practical implementation process we have to be acquiring knowledge about practical difficulties and issues.
As all know, implementation takes time experience and expertness of the ERP implementing company. Let us discuss some important points in detail.
1. FLEXIBILITY -
From the above discussion, we can understand that ERP is necessary for any business. ERP will bring more unity and consolidation to the system. Here each process is easily operated or managed through this streamlined system. Another thing is that; consider any business, which is already implement ERP system it can easily integrate with any new process without many issues. Business should always understand the scope and flexibility that provided by the ERP system and it should easily adapt with this.
2. PROCESS COVERED BY IMPLEMENTING ERP -
ERP system covers a number of different processes within the business organization. It can be account oriented, purchase & sales oriented, human resource oriented. We have a clear-cut idea about the processes are needed to be covered by implementing this ERP. These details will definitely help the implementation team to full fill all your pre requisites and help them to assess about the whole ERP implementation cost.
3. RESOURCES (TO BE ADDED OR STRIP DOWN) -
Resources should be handled carefully for successful output of any organization. After proper implementation of Odoo ERP, all resources should be carefully managed and configured for required output. After implementing ERP many resources will be useless including workers. Hence, we should make a clear idea about the resources, which are to be added up, and which are to be strip down. Proper Resource management not only save time but also increases the efficiency of the system.
4 . EXPECTATIONS -
Primarily we have to understand the working of the system. And make a lay out of the organization’s expectations . And also we have to understand the ERP system nature. Which will help us to easy adaptation with the ERP. No system is perfect but we can improve them with time. Find out the limitations and added advantages other than the planned items, which will help us to get an idea about how to make improvisation in the ERP. Also understanding the primary qualities and according to that you can plan new ideas for improvement.
5. IMPLEMENTATION TIME LINE -
ERP implementation process is integrating many systematic procedures or small tasks. Ask your vendor to give you a rough draft about time for the implementation process. This will help you to make an overview of the implementation process. At the same time if you know the time line, you can plan about your business process after the implementation.
6. COST -
The cost associated for any process is important for the business. Finding the most appropriate & affordable costing for any process is necessary for the success. In addition, do not forget that flexibility in cost during the implementation face will make the implementation team to be innovative. Which will be an advantage for the business.
7. CHALLENGES -
ERP software suite that makes more harmony to the process and centralized control to the business process. Actually, “change” is good for any organization if you are ready to accept the challenges, which come with the implementation and we have to make necessary changes in business to overcome these challenges. Primary challenge is to adapt with the new system as early as possible. At the same time, next challenge is implement new ideas, which supports the new system.
8. NEED FOR PROFESSIONALS -
Implementation of ERP by best professionals are not only safe. It will also help us to save time and resources and helps to reduce the tension. Because professional ERP vendors have lots of experience in the same field. Which will make them to think about the future issues and its solutions, and about any new idea, which helps to increase the efficiency.
For example, Cybrosys Technologies are official Odoo partner with 8+ years of experience. Experience results in quality product. We have well experienced Odoo professionals and well planned Odoo ERP implementation and customization.
9. TRAINING & MAINTANANCE -
Generally implementing a new system will make many hurdles to the employees. Training of employee is important for smooth execution of any new system .These training will cost both time and money of the organization. Hence, to avoid this we have to plan about the training, which helps us in proper time management and employee management. Software Maintenance is also very important. Without proper maintenance, we cannot experience smooth and effective execution. Proper and time bound maintenance will result in bug free and updated software, which will result in productive and efficient system.
ERP can efficiently streamline the all business activities of any organization. Above discussed details can help you to choose & customize the ERP modules and give an idea about the things to be considered before the implementation process. Depending on your organizational requirements, Selecting appropriate ERP modules and professional vendors will definitely steer your organization towards success.
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