ERP is evolving as Innovation Gateways bring new technologies that add flexibility to core systems, writes Infor's Massimo Capoccia
"In today's digital economy, organizations need highly flexible software solutions to support their agile response to transformational innovations. From escalating market demands to aggressive global competition, pressures from multiple directions are forcing enterprises to develop new go-to-market strategies and re-invent processes, top to bottom. This requires software that can adapt and evolve, as well. Legacy solutions, tangled in years of modifications and mired in on-premise storage limitations, cannot scale as needed to keep pace with change. A new breed of software architecture is changing the landscape, providing another option for companies that want to modernize and develop capabilities very specific to their industries..."
Selecting the right ERP tool for your business is no easy task
"There's no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to ERP software. Solutions today come in a variety of different flavors, each features a particular set of capabilities, strengths, and drawbacks. Choosing the right vendor and solution is a complicated process - one that requires in-depth research and often comes down to more than just the solution and its technical capabilities. In this light, we've provided some of the top ERP selection criteria for you here to help smooth it all..."
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