July’s Insights about the Best ERP Vendors

The month of July brought us an abundance of great articles about ERP. Once again, I’ve gathered the ones that I most enjoyed reading so I could share them with you. This month’s list features articles that discuss the top ERP distributors, the most common ERP implementation mistakes, and the best practices for successfully integrating ERP software into your company, among other topics. I hope you enjoy these articles as much as I did!

The Best ERP Software for 2016

This first article compares and contrasts some of the top ERP software on the market. This roundup includes NetSuite, Acumatica, AccountMate, Cougar Mountain Denali Summit and SAP Business One Professional. The article compares prices, software features and other factors that will help you make an educated decision as to which software best suits your needs.


Watch Out for these 5 ERP Implementation Hazards

No company wants to come across mistakes or hazards when implementing an ERP system. But how can one ensure a smooth and successful integration? One way is to familiarize yourself with the most common mistakes before they occur. Whether it’s a lack of leadership or starting trailing too little too late, knowing what to avoid will help you seamlessly implement your ERP.



10 ERP Players Shaping The Market

This article spotlights the top-10 ERP providers on the market. Knowing about each player and how they’re shaping the market is critical when deciding which software to choose for your company. From SAP to Oracle to Microsoft, this extensive article gives us the relevant details about who is on top and what makes them stand out.



5 Videos That Best Explain ERP

If you’re a person who learns best with visual aids, then this article is for you. In it, you’ll find a list of 5 of the best videos that explain everything about ERP. Get back to the basics to fully understand the essence of an ERP system and how it can help your company.



Epicor ERP boosts its global ERP with mobile capabilities

Next, we have a little 4-1-1 on what’s new at Epicor! They have recently placed a concentration on user experience, offering cloud-based, global ERP software with mobile functionality and modular configuration. Read more about it and how all of this can benefit your company!


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7 Signs Your Company Needs an ERP

If your company doesn’t have an ERP system, it may be about time to get one. This article discusses the warning signs to watch for that may indicate a desperate need for ERP software. These include unmanageable data, no collaboration between your departments or inaccurate inventory records. Whether you’re showing these signs or not, you should highly consider implementing ERP as soon as possible.



Making ERP Better with Big Data

Infor, an ERP vendor, has realized the link between ERP software and big data analytics and is combining the 2! When Duncan Angove set up the Dynamic Science Labs (DSL) two years ago, he wanted to solve the biggest business problems facing Infor’s customers. This article discusses how DSL is moving forward with that mission!



5 Reasons Why ERP Software Implementations Fail – And What You Can Do About It

As this article states, implementing a new ERP system can be an expensive and time-consuming endeavor. As such, you want to make sure that your time doesn’t go to waste and that you avoid implementation fails such inadequate planning, fear of change or technology, and lack of commitment. Read on to discover exactly how to avoid these mistakes!



Marissa Hart is the Lead Author & Editor of ERPeople. ERPeople is a blog focused on all Enterprise Resource Planning business management platforms. ERP can be used by a company to collect, store, manage, and interpret data from many business activities, including: Product planning, cost, manufacturing or service delivery, marketing, and sales.