Understand ERP by Watching These 5 YouTube Videos

Understand ERP by Watching These 5 YouTube Videos

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems tie together and define a plethora of critical business processes, and enable the flow of data between them. By collecting an organization’s shared transactional data from multiple sources, ERP systems eliminate data duplication and provide data integrity with a “single source of truth.” Today, ERP systems are critical for managing thousands of businesses of all sizes and in all industries.

In our attempt to provide the best resources for whatever stage of the enterprise technology journey you’re currently at, we’ve assorted the five most informative YouTube videos on the topic of ERP. It’s our hope that these videos will help you gain a better understanding of where things have been, where they currently are, and where they’re going in the future.

This tutorial from Jonar Systems is a light and humorous way to help anyone understand what ERP software is and how powerful the business software tool is. With original work programmed and animated by Dalya Gershtein, this video will inform viewers with how ERP software can help with supply chain management, CRM, vendor relationships, and more.

Presented by Arcus Universe, this short clip provides a brief introduction about ERP software and how it helps control information and the flow of information across your enterprise. This tutorial is designed to provide the material needed to understand information management, touching upon CRM, account management and sales.

Here in our Boston studio, Solutions Review takes a look at the top 10 resources for Enterprise Resource Planning. These resources are great tools for uncovering insights related to ERP software and include works such as: Gartner reports, Forrester white papers, books, tutorials and online courses, LinkedIn slideshares and discussion groups, and our very own ERP Buyer’s Guide. Recently added: ERP Manufacturing Buyer’s Guide and our Distribution ERP Buyer’s Guide.

Taking it back to the very beginning, this in-depth ERP tech demonstration is a great ERP 101 tutorial; giving us an overview of ERP history. The video is a replay from a Catalyst88 mastermind presentation from Michael Pinkwoski, who provides us with valuable information about ERP systems in general, and how small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can benefit from having one.

Since cloud ERP has become so mainstream today, a lot of software vendors claim they have a cloud option. This video from Plex Systems provides information on how to separate the cloud pretenders from the contenders and why the differences can have a big impact on the value you receive.


Looking for more? Download our ERP buyers guide for free and compare the top-24 products available on the market with full page vendor profiles. The guide includes four key capabilities to look for in an ERP solution, plus five questions to ask yourself and five questions to ask the software provider before purchasing. It’s the perfect resource for anyone looking to find right ERP for their business/organization.

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Elizabeth Quirk

Liz is a leading enterprise technology writer covering Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Process Management (BPM) and Talent Management Suites (TMS) at Solutions Review. She writes to bridge the gap between consumer and technical expert to help readers understand what they're looking for. Liz attended Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications. You can reach her at equirk@solutionsreview.com
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