Advantages and Disadvantages of ERP System

Pros of ERP implementation

One Database

Improved Security


Better Analytics and Planning

Challenges of ERP

High Costs


Risk of Failures

  • going far past the preliminary budget;
  • selecting the incorrect ERP system;
  • lack of ability of workers to stick to the new workflow.

Steps to ERP Implementation

Plan the changes and ramp up a team

Plan budget

  • upgrades of technical equipment;
  • vendors’ fees (consultancy, training your workers, customization of ERP software);
  • data backups and storage;
  • overtime payments for your staff;
  • loss of productiveness during on-boarding period.

Data migration

Training workers


The Bottom Line

Author's Bio: 

Business solution-centric Odoo Consultant and IT professional with about 11+ years of experience spanning Odoo delivery, Sales, pre-sales, Odoo product development, Odoo business consulting, outsourcing & ADM services in leadership positions.

• Has headed Practices for Enterprise Solutions ( SAP, Baan & Odoo )

• Experience across domains likeSales and Marketing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Retail, Chemical, Automotive maped to Odoo

• Extensive experience in large program delivery & business process transformation consulting (Odoo Consultant) for multiple programs

• Demonstrated experience in designing new product & service offerings and executing global Go-To-Market strategies for new offerings for new market penetration

• Proven leadership skills with balanced focus on people, processes & technology

• Pioneered the use of ERP systems in various Processing Industry

• Worked as Process Heads of Marketing, Sales, Purchase, HR, ERP Project deliveries and also worked as Business Heads for many companies like IBM, JKT, Denave India, FCS and presently at Apagen