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Why your ERP system is costing you more than expected?

Business leaders and entrepreneurs before choosing an ERP software must think about a few key points to get the best in class. One of the most looked after points would be the cost of the ERP system that you wish to buy.

Here are few reasons your ERP system may dig big holes in your pocket:

  1. Every ERP project involves a team of experts that assist to make decisions about the key requirements both pre and post implementation of the solution. These experts oversee every stage of the project development right from implementation to training.
  2. Then comes the need of internal or external resources that will assist in data migration, intermediate development, reporting and every step involved. Implementing an ERP system successfully is a great achievement, but it can be done only with proper evaluations and reporting. Here, the reporting includes licensing costs and SLAs (service level agreements) required for every software implementation.
  3. Often, it is believed that the implementation consultants will assist the overall process, whereas it is also necessary for the personnel of the organization to invest their time and efforts to roll-out the solution effectively.
  4. Decision-making involves a huge chunk of the management before reaching the approval stage. These decisions assure that the project is on the right track and meets all the requirements. This method if followed decreases the risks of ERP failures.
  5. Big scale ERP projects split into multiple stages and take time and resources to get the system up and running. Most importantly, note that the software won’t churn out results on its own, since you ought to assign dedicated resources to achieve the desired output.
  6. Last but not the least, there comes the expenses of project personnel’s travel and time if the project undertaken is global. The consulting teams that leverage their time and intelligence on the project incur these costs.

These are not the only ERP costs that can cause a dent in your business, since there are many other factors that go into the making of a successful and budget-friendly ERP software implementation. Considering the aforementioned factors will assist your organisation to tame unwanted and unexpected costs.

Are you looking to upgrade your existing ERP system or wish to implement a new one afresh? We can help you in both the cases. Feel free to contact us here or simply SMS SAGE to 56767 or drop us a mail at sales@sagesoftware.co.in for a free demo.

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