The Benefits of Multi-Tiered ERP Strategies

Companies that have rapidly expanded their international operations by replicating their culture and systems around the world have not proven this to be a successful model. Often times this has a profoundly negative effect on the creativity of local management as well as the ERP software that subsidiaries and departments use. Businesses are beginning to adopt multi-tier ERP strategies which can offer flexibility for local needs, cut costs, and increase implementation speed. This multi-tier approach keeps the corporate and administration ERP system at the Headquarters level and rolls out other ERP systems at local and operational levels. The net effect is companies can keep subsidiaries and their customers happy with a powerful, local ERP and integrate with Headquarters so the global board can see the big picture.
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