With every major shift in application software technology, vendors create new applications, joining them together to form application 'suites.' However, not all application suites are the same, especially in ERP software. Today’s software buyers should consider a number of factors when deciding which suite is right for their firm.
In the 2017 Beginner's Guide to Evaluating Cloud ERP Software you'll find that:
- Some suites are limited to a single process/functional area
- Others work best for companies in specific verticals
- While many look functionally complete yet their underlying technology may be quite out of date