Outdated ERP systems come with a host of limitations, which can inevitably cost your business. Old-school ERP systems may have meant well when they were first designed and implemented, but they are nowhere near adequate for today’s more modern and sophisticated business needs.
Old systems used to capture many internal events, then they would simply move them from one subsystem to another. Yet while they were able to co-ordinate activities for the short-term, they were destined to become obsolete sooner or later.
There aren’t many decades-old technologies that are still in operation today, especially given the innovation that we’ve experienced over the past few years. Let’s face it – with mobile and digital technology, not too many businesses use dial-up modems and floppy disks anymore.
It’s understandable to be a little hesitant to replace an old system with a new one, considering the costs associated with it, as well as the training involved. […]