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23 January 2023

The Top 5 ERP Essentials for SMEs

When you’re managing a growing business there are lots of plates that you have to keep spinning for things to move in the right direction. Those who manage to do this are the ones who stay ahead of competitors. Although every business and the way it works is different, there is an easier way than juggling spinning plates to be successful. It’s called ERP.

Take a look below at some of the most frequently asked questions around ERP and discover the basics of these popular SME solutions.

1. What is ERP?

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) brings all your systems and operations into one centralised solution. All the tools you need to run your business are included and there’s a centralised database to store, manage and maintain your data.

2. What does ERP do?

Everything! Use these all-in-one solutions manage every aspect of your business. ERP solutions like SAP Business One come out of the box with all the tools you need to manage everyday operations.

3. How does ERP work?

Because everything is integrated in one system there’s lots of key processes that are automated for you. It helps make you more productive and efficient. You will also be able to make smarter, more informed business decisions with accurate forecasting and reporting to drive long-term growth.

4. Is ERP for big business?

No. Forget any urban myths you may have heard. Most ERP solutions are actually designed and developed specifically for small to medium-sized organisations. In fact, around 80% of all SAP’s customers come from the SME market.

5. Is ERP expensive?

Not at all. Solutions are designed to grow and scale with your business. You can start off with as many users as you need. There’s also different models to host an ERP solution, such as on-premise or in the cloud. And there’s also some great finance options out there to break down costs into affordable monthly payments.

Want to find out more?

If you've got any more questions about ERP then you can contact one of our team today. Get in touch with us now to find out more about our affordable SAP Business One solutions. You can even arrange a FREE, no obligation 1-on-1 live demo where we can show you how things work.

Related Solutions

SAP Business One

SAP Business One

Used by more than 70,000 SMEs globally, SAP Business One provides affordable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software for any growing company. Get all of the tools your business needs in this all-in-one system—available on-premise or cloud-hosted.

SAP Business ByDesign

SAP Business ByDesign

Manage your entire business in the cloud with this intelligent ERP suite. See how SAP Business ByDesign is perfect for forward-thinking and fast-growing companies who want to conform activities and run best-practice scenarios.

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