Published April 25 2019
Noticing the aging of an ERP system is much like noticing your own personal aging process. You don’t wake up every morning and measure the lines around your eyes or the ache in your joints, but you do notice you can’t run up a flight of stairs as easily as you used to.
The degradation of an ERP system is also a gradual movement that companies slowly adapt to over time. Systems don’t talk to each other, so an employee just gets used to manually uploading data every week. Executives get month-end reports without considering that they could have real-time access to the information. An employee asks for a particular data report and hears “we can’t do that”—so they just keep on working without it. So how do you know when it’s time to make the leap? Here are three big signs:
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