What is ERP ?

Before the advent of enterprise management software, companies used separate software for each of their departments. Indeed, each department had its own business processes which made it difficult to collect and consolidate information. Nowadays, the ERP is considered as the ideal solution to centralise data and optimise business processes within your company.

24 January 2023

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Definition of an ERP system

The ERP or Enterprise Resource Planning allows you to automate the business processes of your company. It has many modules necessary for the management of your company (accounting, CRM…) Its role is to unify all your business processes and to group your data in one single environment.


How does an ERP tool work?

An ERP is considered as the backbone of your business. This tool is made up of several modules intended for the various departments. However, each of these applications is based on a single database.

The modification or addition of data within a module will generate modifications on all the applications. Thus, the database is updated in real time.

Moreover, an ERP system is a flexible and scalable software that adapts to your needs. You can thus choose your modules according to the needs of your company.


What are the benefits of ERP?

The implementation of an ERP system contributes to the digitalisation of your company’s flows. This approach will allow you to accelerate the growth of your company.

An ERP system has several advantages. The use of an ERP allows you to automate certain time-consuming tasks related to the management of your company. This automation will allow your teams to save time on their daily tasks while limiting the risk of errors, which will boost the productivity of your employees.

Implementing an ERP tool will give you the possibility to reduce your costs related to maintenance and training.

Faced with a growing data flow, the use of an ERP will allow you to homogenise and mutualise your data. An ERP tool will also facilitate communication between your different departments. Indeed, your teams will easily access the information they need. Each team will benefit from the same level of information.

Furthermore, most ERP systems are available in SaaS mode, which will allow your employees to free themselves from geographical barriers. They will be able to access information in a secure way, wherever they are.


What are the main functionalities of an ERP?

Each function of an ERP allows you to manage a part of your company. The main functionalities of an ERP are the following : 

 As previously mentioned, the objective of an ERP is to rationalize all your processes and to optimize your internal organization.


Absys Cyborg, ERP integrator

For 35 years, we have been accompanying our clients in their digital transformation projects. Nowadays, Absys Cyborg is a leader in the ERP software integration market. Indeed, we have integrated management software packages covering all your needs (CRM, Accounting & Finance…)

Our experts accompany you throughout your project with a methodology based on 3 foundations: consulting, integration and support.

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