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Navigating a seemingly endless sea of ERP options can quickly make your head spin. Luckily, with ERP research, you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. There are many tools that can assist you with your ERP system comparison. Let me introduce you to a few of them to put your ERP selection process on the fast track to success.
Not sure which of these resources is best for you? Look for the “start here if” section underneath that each heading to find the one that best matches your situation.
Video Series for Quick Comparisons
Many of our potential clients often ask us, give me a down and dirty quick explanation of how ERP X compares to ERP Y. If that’s what you’re looking for, the “ERP Quick Compare” playlist on our YouTube channel is for you. In 90 seconds or fewer, each of the three videos explains how Acumatica compares to three of its most popular competitors.
- Dynamics GP
- Sage intact
Start here if: you’re interested in one (or more) of the four ERPs this video series covers, but you haven’t yet done a lot of research into how they compare. This video series will give you a high-level overview of the differences between these products.
Acumatica Library of ERP System Comparisons
If you’re considering Acumatica as one of your ERP options but want to look more closely at how it compares to some of its competitors, the library of ERP system comparisons Acumatica offers on its website is quite extensive. Below you can see the full list. Use the links to jump to the comparisons that interest you most.
- Oracle NetSuite and Acumatica
- Sage and Acumatica
- Sage Intacct to Acumatica
- QuickBooks and Acumatica
- Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central and Acumatica
- Microsoft Dynamics SL and Acumatica
- Microsoft Dynamics GP and Acumatica
- Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Acumatica
- Everest ERP and Acumatica
- Macola and Acumatica
Start here if: Acumatica cloud ERP is already on your short list. But you want to dig deeper into how it compares a variety of popular options, so you can weigh the pros and cons of each and be sure you’re making the best decision for your business.
Analyst Overviews of the ERP Landscape
Several prominent analyst companies, including Gartner, Nucleus Research, and IDC publish rankings each year for the ERP market. These reports give shoppers a quick way to visualize how ERP offerings relate to one another. And while these reports can be a very handy tool in your ERP arsenal, helping you zero in on a few solutions that may fit your needs, they can also sometimes feel overwhelming.
To help you avoid this frustration, the video below instructs you how to use analyst reports, like the Nucleus Research Value Matrix to guide your ERP research.
Start here if: you have yet to create your short list of ERP software options and aren’t sure where to begin. These reports summarize the entire ERP market, and once you identify which segment your business fits into, they can also help you narrow down your choices.
We hope you found this collection and explanation of ERP system comparison tools helpful. If you need a little more in-depth guidance on the ERP selection process from start to finish, be sure to get a copy of our e-book, “ERP Buying Is Easy If You Do It Smart!”
Or, if you would prefer an expert’s take on what ERP solution might be best for your business, schedule your one-on-one consultation.
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