Consider Innovation and Leadership When Exploring the Latest in the ERP Marketplace
By: ChainLink Research February 04, 2014
Both exciting and depressing developments in the last few months should evoke some thoughtful inquiry. Any technology purchaser, in any sector, but especially in the enterprise space where the stakes are so high, should ask this question: My future is dawning. Which company will enable my path to greatness through their innovation and execution excellence?
This is a difficult subject to tackle, since ERP is such a large, mature market and so many companies rely on and continue to adopt and upgrade ERP systems. From QuickBooks to SAP, we all rely on some form of enterprise system to keep our financial, HR and, potentially, other elements (customer, supply chain) in sync. To begin to shed light on the issue, let's look at two dynamic aspects of the ERP market now: innovation and leadership.
1. Innovation"”What is currently being developed and how well is it usable/implementable by the average user?
2. ERP company leadership"”Leaders tell you a lot about where the company is going. How hard will they fight for progress? Are they on a path to greatness? Can they take their companies there?