In 2021, 50% of companies were looking to acquire, upgrade, or were planning to update their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. With the demand for customized ERP applications on the rise, it’s no wonder companies are turning to no-code solutions.
But how can no-code app development help facilitate the building and maintenance of a new ERP?
What is Enterprise Resource Planning??
ERP applications help organizations manage all of their day-to-day activities including human resources, procurement, financials, reporting and all other functions. Businesses are absolutely dependent on these applications since they facilitate easy and quick access to information, communication among departments all financial transactions. Knowing and managing the status of any critical activity simply can’t be done effectively without an ERP properly suited to the organization.
Some of the widest known ERPs are Workday, SAP, Oracle and NetSuite. A good ERP will address challenges specific to your company and support the C suite in the development, expansion, and management of the business. Given the complexity and pace of commerce today, awareness of all operations and visibility into where you need to pivot are very difficult to achieve, but they are crucial for the health of the organization.
4 Reasons why No-Code is Crucial for ERPs
1. No-code allows for quick adaptation when a new need becomes apparent in business
No-code is a way to build applications without the need for coding skills or true software development. By using a no-code platform to build a truly custom ERP, businesses are able to create apps tailored to their specific needs. Businesses and the obstacles they face are constantly changing, and so should the systems upon which organizations rely to run efffectively.
Implementing an ERP through a no-code platform liberates businesses from the limitations built-into off-the-shelf ERP products. No-code platforms have no such limitations and expedite the development process, meaning businesses can adapt faster and implement a solution that addresses all of their requirements.
2. No-code in ERP allows for a smoother business
By implementing a no-code ERP, it’s easier to stay up to date with business systems and project management. ERP system downtime can significantly disrupt a business, so minimizing it is a necessity. Changes and modifications with no-code solutions can be made quickly and more reliably than in off-the-shelf products, as everything uses premade and tested code. This mitigates potential downtime or disruptions.
With no-code solutions, disruptions are minimized and business can run smoothly. Implementing updates in a no-code solution takes a fraction of the time it does with the big boys, removing the need to implement alternative working solutions for days or weeks, allowing your business to run as usual, also ensuring that customers receive the same quality of service they are used to without interruption.
3. Businesses are able to customize their ERP to their specific needs
Hiring an application development team can be expensive, but some organizations feel this expense is necessary because commonly used ERPs address business generally, not specifically to each company. Every company is different and has its own unique challenges, obstacles, goals, and industry-specific systems. In order to achieve an ERP that comes close to addressing all of their needs using an off-the-shelf solution, massive customization is necessary, and it still never closes all gaps.
No-code allows for optimal customization. No-code options are nearly limitless, offering extreme flexibility and versatility when it comes to creating customized solutions for organizations to address their specific challenges and needs – at a fraction of the cost and schedule.
4. No-code includes pre-packaged and customizable integrations
AppKnit offers over 100 pre-packaged APIs to the most popular business and collaboration applications, allowing your app authors to quickly connect to those apps your business relies on every day. Because they are native to the platform, they enable you to quickly connect your custom ERP to all of your essential solutions, creating your own ecosystem. And there are platform components that help you quickly build any APIs or connector apps not already on the platform, meaning you have all integration requirements covered in your custom solution.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022