When a business is considering a custom ERP project, it will typically start with discussions with the internal IT team. But often, the IT team is unable to accommodate the project. When you ask the IT team, you will hear one or more concerns or reasons for delay or downright refusal to take on the project.
When a business engages the services of a software development partner to build a custom ERP software application, there are many factors that inform the success of the project. Understanding your requirements is just the beginning. As your business interviews and considers prospective software application development partners, there are many factors that should be considered. In this article, we outline three areas your business should include in questioning and interviewing a custom ERP software application development partner.
This Australia-based Client is start-up business and wishes to build a B2B eCommerce platform to align the needs of shop owners and suppliers. Its market vision is to identify and provide a transaction process for suppliers and shop owners using a B2B portal delivered via a mobile application.
When your business puts its trust in an IT consulting partner or offshore software development vendor, it must ensure that the service provider has the skills and knowledge to execute the project – from concept to deployment and beyond with support, maintenance, upgrades and goals for business growth. In this article, we highlight three areas of focus and skills your business will need if it is to succeed with custom ERP or custom software development projects.
Don’t Let Cost or Skill Stop You From Achieving Your Custom Software Vision!
Trust me, I get it! The need for expert, experienced software application developers is constant, and in this rapidly changing technology environment, it is sometimes difficult to sustain cutting-edge IT skills and provide expert resources to accommodate the changing and growing needs of the organization. In order to meet business requirements, an enterprise must maintain a balanced, skilled IT team to enhance and support the business with innovative, high-value, low-cost applications development, and maintenance and support services, backed by timely, proven processes and methodologies.
Businesses have many needs, not the least of which is technology. Whether the organization is trying to satisfy internal business user requirements, senior executive requirements, internal IT requirements, customer technology requirements or requirements related to collaboration and communication among suppliers, partners or stakeholders, there are many opportunities to optimize performance and productivity and there are many out-of-the-box software products from which to choose.
When a business envisions a custom ERP, custom software development project, or enterprise application for its own use or to sell to other companies as a business application, it is always a challenge to pull together the resources and to keep the project on budget and on track to meet expectations and roll out the app for use or to generate revenue.
Custom Software Applications and Mobile App Dev Are Within Your Reach!
If your business has an idea for a mobile application to serve the business market, or a need for mobile app development to create an application for internal business use, your team may be challenged to get the project off the ground. Perhaps your IT team is too busy to take on the project, or perhaps they do not have the skills or domain knowledge to develop a mobile application.
Do You Have an ERP or Custom App in Mind? Get the Right Help!
If your business has a vision to create a custom ERP application for internal use, or a software product in the ERP arena, you are not likely to have the resources or skills to initiate, plan, design, develop, and execute the project or to maintain that solution or migrate data, upgrade or otherwise manage the ERP app or software product.
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