If there is one thing the year 2020 taught us as a global pandemic and subsequent presidential election influenced virtually every facet of our lives, is to reexamine what we deem to be “a sure thing.” History is no predictor of the future, and longevity is a result of managing our response to circumstances that are both in, and outside of, our control.
For as long as I can remember, I have been someone on the move: I never liked sitting still in class, I hated being stuck at home doing homework when I could have been outdoors playing, and I hated being tied to a desk job once I entered the workforce. For me, working a steady but adventure-free job feels a whole lot like taking a swim while wearing a pair of cement shoes—like I’m drowning in paperwork, administrative bureaucracy, and unimaginative thinking.
Whether your business is small or quickly growing, it’s important to think toward the future. For many business owners, this means thinking globally. In a world where digital technology has changed how we do business every day, it’s not difficult to see why our business models have changed along with it. The way we communicate is key. The way we integrate technology into our supply chain systems is vital.
No matter if your business has just started up, or is quickly growing, it’s not usually a matter of if you’ll need to use ERP or enterprise resource software, but when. A growing company in this digitally run world is bound to generate a hefty amount of data. Between data generated to data sources to track, there’s a lot to get sorted. Continue reading “3 Reasons Your Company Needs an ERP”
As we march steadily on into the digital age, the demand to become more integrated with technology, and to avoid letting that technology become obsolete, grows more essential with each day that passes. Just as the old adage says that your new car loses value the moment you drive it off the lot, business owners can feel a similar sort of exasperation at the thought that despite their best efforts, they may be losing untold amounts of money as a flaw in their operations remains undetected.