We live in the world of complex operation now, there are finance, operation, inventory, engineering, logistic, human resource, sale, performance management, and more. As your business grows, you realize you need a centralized system to help you keep operation organized and effective. The answer is the ERP – Enterprise Resource Planning.
EPR is a centralized system, where the same database is used throughout the entire company to store various types of data and business process. Our ERP Implementation Consulting service will help you implement the right ERP system from end-to-end: business discovery, gap analysis, business process management, change management, requirement gathering, and analysis, system implementation, process optimization and post-implementation training.
EPR will effectively help you optimize business operation and structure your corporation for a more sustainable long-term growth.
Unicoq Consutling – we have industrial experts who has help implement EPR in government, multinational corporation, finance and health industries. As technology advanced, ERP is no long only for large corporation, it has become more afforable and user friendly for med size corproation. Contac us today to find the right tier ERP system for your corporation.
ERP Market View
Business planning & strategy
All ERP are created with different focuses and strength. One can more for finance, the other can be more for material and inventory. Or, one can be designed for multiple billions dollar company, and one can be just for multi-millions operation. The focus and size are all different for different ERPs, and there are also industrial focused, etc. It is crucial to understand your business requirements and select the most suitable one from the right tier.
Unicoq is here to provide you the necessary guidance and the peaceful mind.
Research beyond the business plan
The ERP Tier 1 ERP are basically SAP and Oracle. They are designed to service the needs of Fortune 1000 companies, which for the most part are complex, large businesses that have many departments and global locations. Revenues are typically measured in billions.
A Tier 1 ERP solution is built with the complexity of process in mind. For example, an ERP Tier 1 allows for several people to be working on a single function. The software can split out the task among multiple users. Whereas this is necessary for a billion-dollar company, a smaller company would be overwhelmed by the number of steps and the general complexity. ERP Tier 1 solutions generally take a long time to implement and are equipped with a wealth of features at a pretty high price, usually millions.
Tier 2 ERP ARE Epicor, Infor, Microsoft and Sage, they are designed for mid-size companies. They are generally less complex than the Tier 1, and their functions and focus are more focused on certain vertical industries.
A highly verticalized solution can be a great fit for you, as all the functions and processes are customized for your need. The risk is they are financially vulnerable be taken over by other software companies. Hence, it is important to check out their stability and long-term road map, etc.
On Tier 3, you have Quickbooks and Sage. They may not even be qualified as ERP under strict definition. Their focus is more on finance, which helps you with the bookkeeping, A/P, A/R, finance process, inventory management, book balancing, etc.
However, a small company with a vertical line of business with weak accounting will greatly benefit from the Tier 3 ERP. They are relatively easy to implement and rolled out. The risk will be a growing company may be quickly outgrowing the functionalities and may need an upgrade.
Traditionally, all ERP are hosted on your company’s server. The implementation not only requires the software installation, change management and process re-engineering, more importantly, it also requires heavy-duty server hardware and IT team to maintain and upgrade it. Together, the front cost and ongoing operating cost of is tremendous.
As the technology advances, Cloud ERP help you minimize such front cost on the hardware purchase and software installation. Cloud EPR is Software as a Service that allows users to access ERP software over the Internet. It is installed in the cloud for you, and the customer pays for it on the usage basis. It is the most flexible, reliable and economical for medium and small-sized companies nowadays.