There are a lot of myths that surround the concept, infrastructure, implementation and practice of enterprise resource planning. Very often people are not willing to adopt ERP because of these wrong notions. In this section we will see some of the most common myths about ERP and will try to demystify them.
ERP is very expensive
ERP packages come in all shapes and sizes. The sophisticated and high-end ERP tools are very expensive. ERP system needs people to manage it. Thus implementing and managing an ERP system is an expensive affair. But these expenses should be weighed against the benefits of the ERP system.
An efficient ERP system will increase the productivity of the human resources, shorten development and change cycles, streamline the production process, reduce errors by automating the monotonous and repetitive tasks, enable the better management of projects by providing quality information, improve customer satisfaction by resolving problems quickly and so on. When the benefits of the ERP system are considered, it becomes evident that the money spend on ERP is well spent and the ERP system will pay for itself.
ERP means more work and procedures
ERP will make many employees redundant and jobless
ERP is the sole responsibility of the management
ERP is just for the Managers/Decision-makers
ERP is just for Manufacturing Organizations
ERP is just for the ERP implementation team
ERP slows down the organization
ERP is just to impress customers
ERP package will take care of everything
One ERP Package will suit everybody
Organization can succeed without ERP
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