My business processes are complicated. Is it possible to find a solution that meets all of my needs?

Question
From: Peter Wardle

My business processes are complicated. Is it possible to find a solution that meets all of my needs?

Answer
From: Seb Campbell

If you accept the truism "no two organizations are alike" it is unlikely you will find a solution to match your exact requirements straight out of the box especially if, as you say, your business processes are complicated. The advantage of many ERP solutions is that firstly they are modular, meaning you can select only the functional areas you need and secondly they are customisable, meaning either you or your vendor can configure the software to fit your needs more closely.

However, be prepared to analyse and change some of your business processes as part and parcel of your ERP project otherwise you run the risk of reducing the effectiveness of the new system.

I hope it helps!

Answer
From: Craig Colback

As per the first answer it is probably unlikely but does depend on your vertical somewhat. There are ERP solutions that are specifically designed for a particular niche and could be very close to your existing processes. It is worth checking for specialist vendors in your field.

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