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Rimrock Corporation

Five Questions to Ask Before You Buy ERP Software


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Purchasing ERP software is a big decision and one that will have a huge effect on your business. It’s a process that deserves in-depth analysis and contemplation. Below we’ve summarized 5 questions you should definitely ask before you buy.

  1. Do you know and understand the business problems your organization’s business leaders plan to solve with ERP? Figuring out the specific issues that cause your company pain may take some digging, but is extremely beneficial when making a huge decision such as this. Our implementation process here at Rimrock begins with a diagnostic engagement that identifies your business issues and solution requirements.
  2. Does your organization have a business-application vendor already? If you already work with a vendor that works for you, your decision is already made. However, if you’re not happy with the performance of your current vendor, you don’t have to be stuck.
  3. Does your organization have any legacy ERP systems to contend with? Mergers and acquisitions are all too familiar these days and in this scenario, a newly expanded company is likely to have business applications from more than one ERP vendor scattered across the company.
  4. Is a vertical ERP solution suitable for your organization? A vertical solution approach may speed up deployment and decrease the amount of customization you require to fully support your business processes. For example, we here at Rimrock specialize in, but are not limited to, financial services, commercial & professional services, supply chain & distribution, and not-for-profits.
  5. What functionality will your organization actually use? Not many organizations need a complete end to end solution, so certain ERP functionality may be too specialized to be very useful to your business. You may also already have solutions in place that do some of those tasks. Make sure you’re aware of these to make sure integration is seamless.

Visit our website to download this whitepaper and learn five more questions to ask before buying ERP Software. We are a boutique consulting firm that specializes in the implementation of Microsoft Dynamics® GP and Microsoft Dynamics® CRM software solutions.

By Rimrock Corporation,  Toronto Microsoft Dynamics GP Partner

One Response to “Five Questions to Ask Before You Buy ERP Software”

  1. Jonnathan says:

    I am currently using viennaadvantage.com. No doubt they have a very good solution, but I am looking out to some other solutions as well. Can you please let me know about the features what your solution offers?

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