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explaining how erp is not just software but a business philosophy

ERP. Software or a Business Philosophy?

The software your company uses is a direct reflection of your business philosophy. Giving your team the best available tools required to accomplish their tasks seamlessly and collaboratively is vital in the new business ecosystem. Using standalone solutions that isolate the different departments in your organization might be holding back your progress.

Of course, at times it may feel like you are saving a Rand or two by using legacy systems that you are accustomed to. Better the devil you know, right? However, the opportunity cost of running your business while focusing on the rear-view mirror may be all the missed opportunities you may be overlooking. Enterprise Resource Planning provides you with a wider, more holistic view of where you stand, where you have been, and where you may be heading.

What is a Business Philosophy?

Your business philosophy is more than just a catch-phrase you may include in your vision and mission statement. It’s more than just the beliefs you try to reinforce into your team’s minds at team meetings. It’s a reflection of who you are as an organization. What better reflection of your beliefs than the tools you choose to use to accomplish the goals and targets you set for your organization?

Is Enterprise Resource Planning Just software?

Integrated Enterprise Resource Planning cannot be viewed as a mere business management solution. It provides interconnected advances that can bring about added productivity and efficiency to your entire business. With organized and analyzed data, businesses can make better decisions, increase productivity, identify new opportunities, and build better, stronger, and long-lasting customer relationships.

Perhaps your team may not have told you this before, but we all know how daunting the idea of doing the same thing over and over, in the same way, can get. It’s just human nature. Why not hand over the repetitive tasks to your software. Automation and AI allow your employees to focus on higher-priority tasks.

You know what they say. If you take care of your people, your people will take care of you. Streamline your business processes and take the mundane tasks off your team’s plate. Provide them with a collaborative environment where Sales, Finance, HR, CRM, and other departments can work as one. The days of multiple departments working in different silos are over. Take advantage of the power of Enterprise Resource Planning solutions. It’s not just software. It’s a core attribute of your business philosophy.

The solutions you use to conduct day-to-day business processes affect your entire business practice. In the famous words of Steve jobs, Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. Innovation should lie at the heart of your company culture. As a business leader, it is your responsibility to provide solutions that empower your team to perform at optimal levels.

Investing in a great ERP solution has unmatched long-term benefits, You require a system that adapts as your company grows. An integrated solution provides the opportunity to optimize your business no matter what product or service you provide. Brilliant Link is one of South Africa’s leading ERP implementation and consulting firms. Give us a call on 011 792 9521 or email info@brilliantlink.co.za and we’d be glad to assist in choosing the ideal ERP that matches your unique business needs.

There is no disputing that technology is changing many aspects of the business world. You can no longer afford to miss any details of any parts of your company. A change in the simple philosophy of how we conduct our businesses is necessary. Beyond your code of ethics, you require world-class data integrity that guides the insight allowing you to conduct your business processes more efficiently. Small business, medium business, and their business owners should invest in systems that instill a set of principles for improved collaboration and boosts productivity throughout the entire organization.

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