A buyer's guide to ERP versus best of breed decisions.
The three most important factors to consider in ERP versus Best of Breed decisions arefunctionality, integration and the ability to upgrade to new releases.While functionality is a key driver of the majority of software decisions (68%), on averagecompanies use only about 43% of available ERP functionality, implying the right fitis just as important, if not more important, than the number of features and functionsavailable. Yet while the original ERP selection process may have been a two dimensionaldecision, weighing features and functions of various ERP vendors against each other, athird, and possibly a fourth dimension is added to the evaluation in deciding to extendERP.
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