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Why were SMEs slow to adopt ERP software? What changed to make ERP software more attractive for SMEs?

Program Plan Intro

Enterprise system:

  • Enterprise system is a central system to the organizations.
  • It guarantees that information can be shared through all business functions and through all levels of management to maintain the running and managing of a business.
  • An enterprise system is important to individuals and all size organizations.

Enterprise resource planning system (ERP):

An ERP is an integrated programs that manages a business operation for a complete organizations.

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs):

SME is an enterprises which having less than 500 employees. It is a legally independent enterprise.

  • For SMEs, it is easy to install integrated transaction processing systems in low cost.

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Reason for Small and medium-sized enterprise (SMEs) slow with adopt ERP software:

Smaller organiza...

Explanation of Solution

Changes to make ERP software more attractive for SMEs:

  • ERP software sellers created new ERP solutions in very lower start-up budgets and faster, easier executions.
  • Some ERP sellers hosted cloud-based solutions which further reduced the start-up budgets...

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