Microsoft Dynamics GP, and other ERP software systems, offer incredible value right out of the box. However, no matter how good they are, it is impossible for any to meet 100% of the requirements of all customers in all situations. This is where third party add-on products come in. (Also called ISV products).
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In this post, Chewning outlines specific steps for you to take during your ERP selection process.
First, of course, you must have a clear picture of your business processes, your present requirements, and potential future requirements.
Once you have defined your requirements, your second step is evaluating potential accounting or ERP solutions. These two steps may be time and labor intensive, but will lead to a more satisfactory implementation.
After choosing an ERP solution, you’re going to want to put the same diligence into your search for add-on products to customize the solution for your specific business. An important consideration will be how well the add-on products integrate with your core ERP solution.
Of course, a knowledgeable, reliable ERP Software Partner can help you with these decisions, but you should do your own homework as well.
In the case of Microsoft Dynamics GP, there is a very extensive network of add on or ISV partners. Sometimes it is very hard to narrow down the field. At CAL Business Solutions we have created an
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