In a perfect world, the ERP you purchased would do everything you need it to do. but the reality is that there is no single ERP system out there that can give a company everything they want and need right out of the box. You’ve made a large investment in your ERP system and it makes sense that you want to get the most out of that investment. With the right ERP development partner, your ERP system can reach into each and every nook in cranny across your organization and become everything you need it to be; the secret is choosing the right partner.
There will always be pros and cons to customizations and modifications to your system, but if your projects are planned, executed, and managed strategically, the pros will far outweigh the cons. By modifying your ERP system you can realize benefits from your system that other users are not, thereby giving you an edge on your competition. ERP customizations can provide your company with a level of simplicity and provide you the control and insight you need to improve efficiency, productivity, and your bottom line. The most important part is to find a trusted partner to help you ensure your customization are improving your situation, not confusing it.
What do should you look for in a developer to help you with your ERP customization project(s)?
- A staff with the bandwidth to do a good job and support your projects.
- Experience in many development technologies such as Microsoft SQL, Visual Basic, .NET, ASP.NET, Microsoft SharePoint Services, and others.
- A team that can provide you with custom development and integration from a single source.
- A developer who has the infrastructure to support both standard and custom ERP development.