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Study of ERP Buyers

Software Advice, an ERP software consultancy recently conducted a study, which investigated ERP system purchasers. The study analysed a random sample of prospective ERP buyers, the findings give insight to the decisions and motivation of other ERP buyers.

Key Findings:

1. Two-thirds of buyers do not currently use an ERP system, and 44 percent rely on a combination of disparate systems to execute ERP processes.

Erp Currently UsingMicrosoft Dynamics NAV hosted in the cloud is the solution we generally recommend to businesses looking to purchase their first ERP system. This is due to the reduced upfront costs (because investment in hardware is not required) and increased accessibility (you are able to access your ERP solution from anywhere and any device).

2. Fifty-nine percent of buyers cite the need to improve the integration of data between different business processes as a top reason for seeking an ERP system.

Reasons For Buying ErpMicrosoft Dynamics NAV will significantly improve the integration of your business data. From Business Intelligence, EDI, Web based Purchase Order Systems, Web based Expense Claim System, Bonded Warehouse tracking and reporting and many more Jigsaw developed NAV Addins.

3. Forty-seven percent of all buyers cite the need to improve their customer relationship management (CRM) database as a reason for wanting to purchase an ERP system.

It’s no surprise that such a high proportion of ERP buyers want to improve their CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM can integrated with Microsoft Dynamics NAV.  

4. Among buyers currently using ERP systems, 24 percent cite lack of support and 19 percent cite cost as their primary reasons for wanting to switch to a new system.

Jigsaw Technology has grown mainly through word of mouth. We believe that this is because of our commitment to total customer satisfaction. Jigsaw has been trusted by customers throughout the Sydney Metropolitan area and in numerous industries, for over 20 years.

If cost is your primary concern, we recommend looking at Microsoft Dynamics NAV hosted in the cloud. Additionally Jigsaw can help you get the technology you need with the budget you have through Microsoft Finance.

5. Twenty-seven percent of buyers who do not currently use an ERP system cite company growth as their reason for wanting to implement one.

Microsoft Dynamics NAV can be geared for growing businesses, so you can start with what you need and upgrade easily and affordably as your business grows.

6. Most Buyers Want to Deploy an ERP System Within Six Months

Erp Buying TimeframeContact Jigsaw Technology today about implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV hosted in the cloud or on premises.