Navigating the intricate landscape of modern business requires a robust and streamlined approach to managing resources, processes, information, and people.
This is where Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems come in to help. However, the successful implementation and utilization of ERP solutions require cutting-edge technology and expert guidance tailored to each organization’s unique needs.
In this article, we dive into the realm of ERP consulting services, exploring their significance, benefits, pivotal role in facilitating enhanced productivity and growth, and where our ERP software consultants can fit in your organization.
What is Enterprise Resource Planning?
Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, refers to software solutions designed to help companies automate core business processes, centralize employee and company data in a unified database, and streamline workflow management to free up employees to focus on more pressing matters.
With intelligent ERP systems, companies of all sizes and industries are enabled to consolidate critical business data from multiple sources, eliminate data duplication through a single source of truth, support advanced software development, and initiate the flow of data between business processes and systems.
ERP software helps companies manage day-to-day business activities, including:
- Project management
- Supply chain management
- Financial management
- Human resources
- Compliance and risk management
What Does an ERP Do?
ERP solutions are designed around a defined data structure, or schema, that connects transactional data from all areas of the organization in a single, unified location. With comprehensive ERP software, organizations have an intelligent vehicle for integrating people, technologies, and current business processes across the entire enterprise.
As an ERP system connects critical enterprise data and business processes, companies can align operations across departments and improve core workflows across teams, ensuring business needs are met, and bottom-line savings are achieved, no matter what.
By leveraging an intelligent ERP solution to connect core business processes, companies can:
- Leverage real-time data analytics and reporting to improve business insight
- Facilitate a more consistent infrastructure by connecting front and back-end operations
- Improve collaboration and connection between users sharing data in contracts, purchase orders, and other business documents
- Enhance user adoption and engagement through a common user experience and system design
- Streamline business processes to reduce operational costs and improve risk management
- Conduct business analysis to ensure resources are properly allocated, and business systems are operating as expected
- Utilize improved flexibility to evolve with changes to their business environment or industry
Where Do Our ERP Consultants Come in to Help?
When it comes to finding the right ERP service provider for your needs, improving the functionality of your existing systems, or maximizing your overall ERP investment, it’s essential that you partner with a trustworthy ERP consulting partner who works with you, not for you.
This is where our client-side ERP consulting services at Surety Systems come in to help!
Our ERP software consulting services cover a wide range of enterprise resource planning solutions and offer extensive knowledge of many different ERP best practices.
Here are a few key product areas covered by our ERP consulting group at Surety Systems:
Workday is a comprehensive enterprise resource management software solution that provides cloud-based applications for finance, planning, professional services automation, and human capital management.
Our Workday consulting services include support for implementation, data migration, project management, and ERP-to-Workday transformation to ensure your specific business requirements are met. We operate to align your project needs with our ERP consulting expertise, not our bottom line.
SAP offers an integrated suite of enterprise software solutions designed to help companies manage and optimize workforce management processes, like human resource management, supply chain management, manufacturing, distribution, marketing automation, data transformation, and more.
Whether you need help implementing new SAP ERP software, additional support navigating SAP S/4HANA integrations, or just an extra hand assessing project risks for your most critical ERP software transformation plans, our SAP consulting services have you covered.
Infor Lawson provides an intelligent and robust ERP system designed to help users leverage industry-specific features and advanced automation capabilities to improve connection, collaboration, efficiency, and performance across their entire organization.
With Surety’s best-in-class Infor consultants, your organization is enabled to facilitate better workflow management, improve the productivity and performance of their existing ERP systems, and gain better insight into their most important workforce data and analytics — all under an industry-specific umbrella.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a cloud-based ERP software solution that offers intelligent resources, like supply chain management, inventory management, employee scheduling, and more, to streamline core business processes and help organizations operate more efficiently across the board.
Whether you’re implementing a new Dynamics 365 application for the first time, integrating D365 with other existing software solutions, or improving connections between various industries and teams, our Microsoft Dynamics consultants have what it takes to handle all your project needs.
How Does Surety Systems Set Itself Apart?
Traditional ERP consulting companies offer one-dimensional support and training services to cover just the surface of your ERP project needs.
But, with a client-side ERP consulting firm like Surety Systems, clients can utilize advanced support services and personalized project management to ensure their most important project needs are met, all without breaking the bank or struggling to meet deadlines.
Here are a few of the main advantages of partnering with client-side ERP consulting firms like ours:
Our ERP consultants operate on a time-and-materials basis, so you only pay for what you need.
Instead of paying outrageous project management fees or dealing with additional service costs tacked onto your bill at the end of an ERP implementation project, Surety Systems guarantees that you are only billed for the actual hours worked and nothing more.
Whether you need to bring on someone to help with ERP evaluation and selection or an experienced ERP consultant with extensive project management skills to help your internal teams design, manage, and optimize your ERP services, our team of ERP consultants has what it takes to handle it all.
Quicker Turnaround Times
When urgent ERP project needs arise, your internal team doesn’t always have the time, money, or resources to search for a long-term consulting option or hire a full-time employee.
From ERP software selection experts to developers specializing in business process improvement, project managers, and everything in between, Surety Systems works to find the best-fit consultants for your needs (and fast!)
Our team works quickly and efficiently to assemble an ERP project team that meets your requirements without skimping on the quality or timeliness of the consultant.
Your Technology, Your Way
Our ERP consulting team at Surety Systems operates under a philosophy that highlights “your technology, your priorities, and our expertise” and not the other way around.
We keep your ERP project needs at the top of our priority list — from additional support initiating your ERP implementation process to facilitating integrations between your new and existing systems, enhancing business transformation, or providing any other ERP support services.
Getting Started with Our Team
Interested in learning how enterprise software can improve the efficiency of your existing business solutions and where our ERP consulting services can fit in your organization?
Contact us today to get started with the best ERP consultants!