5 reasons why ERP software is crucial for business productivity
Enterprise Resource Planning solutions offer CXOs peace of mind that they have the tools to empower their organisations.
The business landscape of today is as exciting to navigate as it is challenging. We live in a fast-paced world, where everything is run by technology and businesses need to keep up with that to meet customer expectations, competition and market and economic changes.
To survive and grow in this landscape, organisations need to become agile. There are plenty of technology solutions available that offer companies the efficiency of operations that they need to increase profitability. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions offer CXOs and decision makers peace of mind that they have the tools to empower their businesses by offering what they need to grow, avoiding and overcoming daily challenges.
Here you can find 5 reasons why ERP software is crucial for business productivity and to minimise disruption:
1 – Streamline your business processes
As organisations grow, so do their operations and they become more complicated. ERP systems offer companies performance real-time data and other relevant information, handy and readily to consume. Using a centralized single source of truth to gather your information, offer transparency across departments and put down organizational barriers.
2 – Employee productivity
ERP Solutions greatly reduce the amount of time that employees spend completing repetitive tasks. This saves them time that can be used to complete other tasks, making your staff more productive.
In addition to this, the use of an integrated ERP system can be integrated with your Human Resources systems, securing those expectations of employees will be met, they will be happier and more productive.
3- Analyse business performance more easily
Managers can keep track of the progress of staff and projects they are working on, to ensure that deadlines and benchmarks are met. Monitoring projects at every step, ensures that critical issues can be spotted at early stages and avoid project and progress failure.
This is very useful to define operational goals, targets and deadlines at an individual and department level, and being flexible about them with a single, real-time view of the business’ key drivers.
4 – Team collaboration and collaboration between departments
ERP solutions create the opportunity for team collaboration and communication. Team sites help keep the team united, regardless of where your employees are working from. It also eases the path for tapping into the expertise within the organization for questions on projects.
When using ERP software, all departments can readily access data and no department will act as a gatekeeper of the information. Hence, collaboration efforts will increase productivity as the delays of information sharing will disappear and improve working together.
For decision makers, this type of software will allow them to see how departments and operations are working together and help improving your workflows and make changes in advance if needed.
5 – Customizable reporting for better understanding of the business performance
One of the main benefits of an ERP system is the customizable reporting tools, that allows user-specific reports on multiple dimensions.
Custom reports and dashboards are extremely useful as they are filled with actionable data and information that is relevant to your business in one click and is automated. If this was done manually, it will take days or weeks to compile all the information.
At Arribatec we partner with the best vendors in the market, like Unit4 and RamBase, to deliver our clients holistic and integrated solutions with ERP as the core business system. We can support you at every step of the way, whether you need advisory regarding your current systems or want to explore new directions.
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