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Popular ERP Systems

To set a criterion, let's go with the most recommended system based on company size, industry, and deployment options

What are popular ERP systems in North America? Often it depends upon who you ask. When you ask "which system is best?" or "which ERP is the most favored?", you should consider that each company has unique needs and process requirements. So there is no "one-size-fits-all" when it comes to ERP. You can however determine popularity based on other factors.

Popular ERP SystemsPopular could refer to the quality of the system being well liked or it could refer to the most used solution. For the purposes here we need some sort of measure. To set a criterion, let's go with the most recommended system based on company size, industry, and deployment options. Based upon the most recommended systems at SoftwareAdvice.com, an ERP selection firm that reviews and catalogues software products and publishes their findings to their website, we can go with the following solutions:

Please keep in mind that these solutions are based on a general need. If you go to the SoftwareAdvice.com website and drill in on the criteria selectors, you can find the specific software for your niche industry, your revenue size, or your preferred implementation method.

Choosing the Most Popular ERP Systems for Your Company
It is important that you conduct a proper system selection project to determine your own business process requirements and functional requirements to then match a system against. You should determine what your current system is doing well and which things would you like for it to be improved upon. Further you should map out your business flow processes, such as how does an order get entered, get delivered and get paid? Or on the reverse side, how does a product get purchased, get inventoried, and the vendors ultimately gets paid? These critical path processes should be understood before you select your next ERP solution. Doing so will help you best determine the right system for your needs.

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Chris Shaul has implemented hundreds of CRM and ERP as both a project manager and a solution architect. With a strong background in the manufacturing and distribution industries, he has delivered projects for large and small firms. He has implemented software in many industries, including: High-tech, Manufacturing, Distribution, Service organizations, Medical, Non-Profits and Construction firms. Chris is an experienced leader in Customer Service, Salesforce Automation, Social Enterprise and Marketing. He has trained and experienced in Lean Enterprise concepts, Business Process Reengineering, Strategic Planning, Project Management, and Business Systems Architecture. He is currently working as a delivery manager for a global consulting firm and holds four certifications in Salesforce.com.

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