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Top 10 Reasons You Need a New Business         Management Solution
1. Non-integrated and Disparate              SystemsIt is critical to implement a single, integratedsolution to help boost...
2. Out-of-Control Product CostingA complete business management solutionshould provide control over the supply chain,effec...
3. Manual Business ProcessesEffective ERP solutions offer configurable workflowengines that permit the automation of busin...
4. Growing PainsFrom automating tasks like approval processeswith online workflows and electronic signatures toimplementin...
5. Customer Satisfaction IssuesYou should be able to accurately quote promisedates to customers, permitting you to meet or...
6. Difficulty Extracting DataBusiness owners and upper management shouldnot have to wade through numerous screens andrepor...
7. Poor Performance & Lack of            Data IntegrityYour ERP solution is critical to your success andshould meet the th...
8. Decreasing Top Line RevenuesThe right customer relationship management(CRM) solution can help your organization gaina c...
9. High Infrastructure CostsA hosted software solution – also called “cloudcomputing” – gives organizations a choice whend...
10. Regulatory or Compliance            ReportingFor many industries, tracking the informationnecessary to complete regula...
For More Information:   Jeffrey Paulette  BKD Technologies    417.831.7283 jpaulette@bkd.com
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Top 10 Reasons For A New ERP Solution

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There are many common signs to determine if your current business management solution is working for or against you. BKD has compiled a top 10 list of key issues your organization may be facing that suggest you should consider a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution.

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Top 10 Reasons For A New ERP Solution

  1. 1. Top 10 Reasons You Need a New Business Management Solution
  2. 2. 1. Non-integrated and Disparate SystemsIt is critical to implement a single, integratedsolution to help boost employee productivity andeliminate non-value-added tasks from yourbusiness processes.
  3. 3. 2. Out-of-Control Product CostingA complete business management solutionshould provide control over the supply chain,effective planning and scheduling tools thatprovide visibility into future requirements andaccurate on-hand quantities and costs forpurchased and produced inventories.
  4. 4. 3. Manual Business ProcessesEffective ERP solutions offer configurable workflowengines that permit the automation of businessprocesses along with customizable processdiagrams that adapt to your businessrequirements. As your business changes, yoursoftware should change and grow with it.
  5. 5. 4. Growing PainsFrom automating tasks like approval processeswith online workflows and electronic signatures toimplementing a fully automated warehousemanagement solution, your ERP system shouldhelp you increase your revenues and improve yourbottom line without adding staff to manage theincreased volume.
  6. 6. 5. Customer Satisfaction IssuesYou should be able to accurately quote promisedates to customers, permitting you to meet orexceed on-time delivery standards. Depending onyour industry, forecasting tools are also availableto help plan your material requirements based onproject demands.
  7. 7. 6. Difficulty Extracting DataBusiness owners and upper management shouldnot have to wade through numerous screens andreports to identify key performance indicators thatdrive business. Customizable, web-baseddashboards can put critical information in thehands of key decision makers on demand.
  8. 8. 7. Poor Performance & Lack of Data IntegrityYour ERP solution is critical to your success andshould meet the three basic tests of any softwaresolution: availability, reliability and performance.Your solution should be based on a scalable,relational database structure with built-in protectionagainst data integrity and performance issues.
  9. 9. 8. Decreasing Top Line RevenuesThe right customer relationship management(CRM) solution can help your organization gaina competitive edge through better insight intosales, marketing and customer managementprocesses.
  10. 10. 9. High Infrastructure CostsA hosted software solution – also called “cloudcomputing” – gives organizations a choice whendeploying new software. You can experience alower cost of ownership with less on-premisehardware and controlled maintenance costs alongwith the ability to access information where andwhen you want it.
  11. 11. 10. Regulatory or Compliance ReportingFor many industries, tracking the informationnecessary to complete regulatory reports is acomplex and growing requirement. From ISO andSOX reporting to OSHA and FDA requirements,your solution should allow you to document andreport any data required by regulatory agenciesgoverning your industry.
  12. 12. For More Information: Jeffrey Paulette BKD Technologies 417.831.7283 jpaulette@bkd.com

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