Top 10 Reasons to Implement Mobile ERP

Posted by Gerry Poe


 Conducting key business processes is getting much easier with mobile ERP. 

Mobile ERP is becoming the answer to “If only I could do this while I’m away from my desk...” The return on investment for core ERP mobile applications will vary at each company. As with most enterprise software systems, the purpose mobile ERP apps and benefits must first be understood.

The right mobile ERP system lowers the time and cost of developing and deploying mobile applications by providing a development environment that is platform- and device-agnostic.

While mobile devices like laptops, PDAs, and tablets made it possible to work on the road, now workers can use their ERP applications on their mobile devices to take advantage of business capabilities and insights.

Consider the many benefits a mobile ERP solution can provide if those on the workforce can get more accurate information more quickly. Mobile ERP applications allow companies to benefit from improved quality of service, greater productivity, deeper business relationships, competitive advantage, and more accurate data capture.

Business benefits of adopting a mobile ERP solution:

1)  Leverage existing skills

Use your existing web development skills (HTML, C#) to create mobile business solutions without worrying about the requirements of each specific make and device. Write the app once and let it run on any mobile device, including a desktop and on Windows 8.

2)  Empowered employees - sales team

Work and access secure information anywhere, anytime.

3)  Empower your customers

Drive adoption of your mobile solution by letting your customers choose whatever device they want, with the assurance that they will have the same user experience. Provide real-time sales and service information.

4)  Streamlined supply chain

Supplier and inventory data at your fingertips to streamline the complete supply chain.

5)  Integration

Integrate messaging, device (GPS, camera, microphone), and notifications to deliver state-of-the-art mobile apps.

6)  Improved Productivity

Increased productivity by eliminating downtime. Many mobile workers waste time traveling in cars, sitting in airports or waiting for meetings. Mobile ERP helps those on a team use time productively.

7)  Deeper Business Relationships

Having information at their fingertips helps people on your team deepen business relationships and response times.

8)  Competitive Advantage

The ability to deliver real-time information on-the-spot to accounts helps organizations improve their competitive advantage.

9)  More Accurate Data Capture

Mobile ERP software makes it easier and more convenient to enter relevant data accurately while working in the in the field.

10)  Faster and Better Decisions

Search and retrieve up-to-date information vs guesstimating. Seat-of-the-pants can be considered a positive since an on-the-go decision maker has access to information.

With mobile ERP, those on your team who are on the move will benefit from the functionality, data, and benefits of the ERP application both in the office and out.

ERP software leaders like SYSPRO AND Microsoft have developed mobile applications for reporting and dash-boarding to systems like SYSPRO Espresso and other mid-market ERP systems.

About SYSPRO Espresso as a mobile ERP solution:

SYSPRO Espresso, a ground-breaking platform for the mobile world, gives you access to your SYSPRO business information as easily as if you were at your desk. SYSPRO Espresso will work on any popular mobile device, and even on your desktop.

Additional benefits a SYSPRO Espresso mobile ERP solution offers:

  • Simplify development - Use the SYSPRO Espresso component architecture to simplify development and speed up deployment
  • Showcase - Showcase your mobile apps by promoting them globally on the SYSPRO App Store
  • Tailored experience - customize the look and experience of SYSPRO Espresso applications
  • Always accessible - even when not connected, SYSPRO Espresso applications work offline (synchronize later when you have a connection)
  • Library of applications available - SYSPRO Espresso applications will be available via the community platform of the SYSPRO App Store

Deploying a mobile ERP solution for your organization increases efficiency and provide up-to-date information and resources to the people who need it.

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