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Why ERP Is Not Smart Enough with Recurring Revenue?

By Janne Kivilaakso on May 15, 2018 7:05:00 AM

Good ERP system is an essential tool to support product sales, manufacturing, warehousing, delivery and billing.

However, the ERP mode of operation ‘A Leads to B’, does not support scalable transformation to recurring revenue business models. Specifically, the kind of services requiring advanced variable usage-based pricing are difficult for ERP systems.

Have you ever wondered why this is? 

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Planning Expensive ERP Modifications to Meet Service Business Requirements?

By Kasper Ilmolahti on Oct 10, 2016 12:01:15 PM

What Is the Role of ERP?

For any kind of business, ERP systems have established an extremely important role in the past years – even to be counted as the spine of the operations. Companies have become dependent on the large number of core services provided by these systems from accounting and inventory management, all the way to HR.


Why Is ERP Not Fully Serving Today’s Business ?

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How to Put Your ERP on Steroids

By Janne Kivilaakso on Dec 27, 2015 4:47:00 PM

Don’t we love ERP solutions? Besides being sometimes crumble and difficult to master they get the job done. Goods are delivered and books get closed. Decades of development in mastering supply chains of tangible goods has made them great in running linear business models.

Due to the supply chain driven history of these packages, there is, however, a big gap to support the intangible deliverables of service age businesses. Forcing in non-linear service deliverables creates complexities that are handled by human operators catching up loose ends and tying them back together. In practice this means seeking information and re-entering it to multiple places, and performing spreadsheet processing in between.

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