Enterprise resource planning software has become a standard of the modern business environment. Companies are taking advantage of
1. Fear of change
Change can be difficult. ERP Software blog suggested fear of change was the leading cause for companies delaying new technological solutions. The blog article quoted a Benchmark survey that found more than 50 percent of businesses felt they were not well prepared for any kind of major change. Companies are under the impression that change will lead to lost time and resources. It is also believed employees will protest any alteration of daily operations and the need for retraining.
An open source of information is the key to combating fear. Change is aggravating when people don't know why alterations are being made. First, study your company and see what processes and software can be improved. Make sure you know what you want to get out of the new tools and then select a software that meets your needs. Work with an
You can also select a program or upgrade that will work in conjunction with your current system. For example, most companies utilize Microsoft Office products and Microsoft Dynamics offers an integrated version of Office that's keyed to work with ERP. Slowly introduce the technology. It doesn't need to feel like a full upheaval but rather consistent improvement of the infrastructure that is currently in place.
2. Contentment with current system
This fear of possible restructuring causes businesses to settle for their current systems. Jason Slater Technology News suggested that companies were
A Computer World UK article found business heads saw
Cloud-deployed software leads to a more integrated office. Information can be accessed conveniently and in a uniform manner. Employees can even make use of personal mobile devices. Providing tools that work in a similar fashion at every level of the company will create a workspace that is competitive and cooperative.
3. Price and selecting features
After fear of change and settling with current systems, an Aberdeen Group survey found
Once again, information will assuage these fears. Before you select a program, find one with the features uniquely suited to your business. Analyze your finances and see how a more streamlined office will profit you. Find an
by The TM Group