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Some ERP Trends to look out for in 2018

by ERP Company PM Solutions International

With time everything is transforming. Keeping pace, ERP systems too has been through some changes. It is of no doubt that ERP systems remain to be an essential tool for businesses. From ERP System for Shipping and Maritime to ERP for Oil and Gas, ERP for Aviation, ERP for Automotive, ERP for Engineering & Construction & Infrastructure, etc…, everything is in the update mode. That is why the time has come to have a look at the ERP trends in 2018.

 ERP encompassing SaaS

 A recent report has revealed that ERP systems encompassing SaaS are on rise. This change when captures the market in real grip, will result in saving a lot of money for enterprises. Industries like Oil and Gas, Shipping and Maritime, Construction, Automotive, Energy & Utilities, Industrial Manufacturing or Aviation, etc… spend thousands of dollars for proper organization and better processes. With ERP encompassing SaaS, they will be able to minimize their costs without trouble.

 

Internet of Things (IoT)

This is the digital era. The wide use of Internet makes it possible for the people to acquire huge amount of data. This funnel is valuable for business growth and right business proceeding.

That is why ERP experts are predicting that ERP will soon join force with IoT. This will not be a surprising move according to the experts. In fact, if ERP joins hands with IoT, a lot of organizational issues will be solved.

ERP on the Go

Well, with the world going mobile, ERP systems should not be left behind. Since everyone is going mobile, it is obvious that ERP will head that way too. In fact, ERP users are looking for systems that can be operated through smart phones and tablets.

The new age ERP systems will emerge along with effective built-in(s). These new age ERP systems are predicted to spread in the market and make the business operations much easier.

Hybrid ERP Options

Even though ERP is encompassing SaaS, the on-premise system still has got a lot to offer to modern day enterprises. That is why ERP vendors in the market are trying to strike a balance between want and need.

Here comes the need to have a hybrid ERP system. There are ERP vendors in the market who are trying to create hybrid ERP system for modern day business owners.

So, with the hybrid ERP system, you can integrate SaaS with the ERP system that you are currently using. This will spare you the need to implement a completely new system.

Social ERP

Well, this is another trend which 2018 is looking forward to. Social media has become the norm of life. The next big step will be a fusion of ERP system and social media platforms.   

The demand for this combination has emerged out in 2016. ERP vendors are working hard to create ERP system for Hospitals to meet this demand. However, it is going to take a while for this integration to really take place.


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Created on Mar 24th 2018 05:33. Viewed 172 times.

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