8 May, 2017
In the past, most businesses big or small were afraid to take the leap. The leap which was to change from the usual system to an ERP system. Most of the time people were unwilling due to security reasons. While some others were literally afraid of change. But with the constant technological changes and immense competition amongst substitute companies people are now willing to change. So let us look at some of the benefits of using such a system.
CostBy using a cloud to hold your business data and applications, directly cut down on your initial and running costs. You don’t have to spending large sums of money on hardware or software developments for your business. You can run the operations of the business in regards to all the departments with no big issue on a cloud. You don’t have to hire network specialists and other highly specialized personnel’s to maintain or develop your system. All such costs will be transferred to your vendor who does it on a large scale. For you it is only going to be a monthly or annual subscription fee.
Ability to forecast costsOne of the best parts of getting an ERP software provider to maintain your data and applications is that you have no hidden costs or sudden break down costs. Everything is handled by the vendor and therefore you have no unanticipated costs to deal with. You can simply add the subscription fee to your budget and you know you don’t have to spend anything more than that. Therefore it is very instrumental in preparing your budget forecasts. You know how much you will be spending! And even if the vendor does decide to increase the subscription fee it is a rare occasion and it will be notified to you ahead. Also the increment will definitely be a very less significant sum.
A stable systemA major advantage in switching to an ERP solution company to for the cloud service is that you have a stable system. The cloud vendor would be most probably globally recognized and have specialized personnel’s to handle their jobs. The security of the system will be maximum enhanced to avoid any unauthorized access. Also their systems are most of the predetermined and uniformed to maintain the stability. Such systems rarely crash and even if they do your vendor will provide the solutions as swiftly as possible.
Focus on the real essence of the businessHolding data and using the applications for every department of your business doesn’t define your business unless it is a software or cloud vendor. So it is important that you spend more of your and your staff’s valuable time on your real business. Which would be the product or service you are offering to sell. So it is practically useless spending time and money on maintaining a data system when you can easily get a cloud system to do your job.
Make use of the available technology to advance your business and gain a competitive advantage against your competitors!