Upgrading your ERP system is important because it improves the user experience and overall efficiency of the product. By staying up-to-date and installing all product updates, you’re helping to ensure that your software is running at optimal performance, while reducing employee downtime do to system slowdowns, user questions, and workarounds. Today, software vendors work to ensure the upgrades available for customers will improve ease-of-use in order to save you time, effort and expense, as well as a variety of new features and improvements that provide real efficiencies. By staying on the latest version of your ERP system, you have access to new features and capabilities and can help your business take advantage of new functionality to stay ahead of your competitors.
By following the best practices outlined in this checklist, provided by Zach Hale, content analyst at Software Advice, your business will have everything it needs to make the upgrade process as labor-efficient and cost-effective as possible. So you can enjoy your ERP system sooner rather than later.
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