4 answers to the most pressing NetSuite ERP questions

Alejandro Alvarez
| 4/19/2023
4 answers to the most pressing NetSuite ERP questions

Companies can choose among many different enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions.

And many more platforms, when pieced together, can perform a variety of tasks offered by a single ERP. Given the available options, what makes a NetSuite ERP solution a better choice?

As businesses begin a search for a new technology solution, they can find it difficult to know which ERP system will check all the boxes. Questions that (inevitably) arise include:

  • Will this work for our needs?
  • How easily and quickly can we be up and running?
  • Can the system do it all, or will we still be looking for more?
  • Is it worth the investment?

When it comes to making a decision about whether to implement an ERP solution, there’s more to it than simple trial and error. Implementation can be costly, time-consuming, and intimidating.

Thankfully, NetSuite can answer decision-makers’ many questions, and it offers even more capabilities than most realize. It’s no surprise that NetSuite is used by more than 34,000 companies worldwide.

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Businesses need help. NetSuite offers a solution.

By the time businesses begin the search for a solution, they’ve likely spent a lot of time patching, reworking, or manually adjusting processes to get the desired outcome. The current way of doing business just isn’t working anymore. But once their search begins, it isn’t long before they encounter NetSuite.

Businesses want solutions to pain points such as inaccurate data across platforms, disparate business processes and systems, and a lack of controls. They also need to solve problems like not being able to locate necessary information and the inability to scale with current systems as the business grows. A NetSuite ERP solution can address all these problems.

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A NetSuite ERP is highly flexible

Because businesses have unique needs, some might think a solution isn’t out there for them. However, the NetSuite ERP platform is flexible enough to add integrations and custom-built functionality when needed. It can help businesses pivot when new opportunities arise, and they can tailor the solution at any stage to perform processes that matter most.

ERP implementation can be quick and painless

Businesses can implement NetSuite ERP in multiple ways, so it’s important to know what matters most before beginning. With a skilled, experienced provider and clearly defined goals, implementation can be quick. But intense, longer implementations are still possible. It’s important to consider how hands-on internal teams will be, how much customization will be necessary, and how much training will be required.

Get the capabilities needed and then some

One of the most recognized benefits of a NetSuite ERP is that it is a robust, highly customizable solution that can be tailored to almost any industry. A seemingly endless number of integrations and connectors are available, so businesses can work efficiently right from the start and adjust as their business grows. A NetSuite ERP can seamlessly connect front-end operations with back-end processes in a unified system.

A NetSuite ERP is worth the investment

The bottom line is that like all major technological systems, a NetSuite ERP platform is a large investment. But it is worth it. The solution can solve operational deficiencies and open the door to opportunities that might not have been visible before implementing an ERP.

When decision-makers and executives can focus on the strategic goals of an organization rather than sifting through bad data or trying to find real-time information, the entire organization benefits.

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Crowe can help answer even more NetSuite ERP questions

A NetSuite solution provider can help navigate all the intricacies of the system. Yes, an ERP solution is flexible and easy to use once it’s up and running, but getting there can be a process. Implementations might need to be tailored based on a business’s needs or constraints, including time and budget. A vast library of integrations and connectors is available, some of which offer capabilities that mimic other integrations in the library. These add-ons can help customize the system, but it takes time and understanding to choose the right ones. Additionally, the technology can only be as effective as the people who use it, which is why initial training and ongoing support are critical.

Crowe can help guide businesses throughout the decision-making process. From minor details to strategic next steps, Crowe can help businesses get the most out of their investment.

A NetSuite ERP implementation takes dedication, commitment, and effort. But in the end, the results speak for themselves. Being able to concentrate on operational growth, customer experience, and future business trajectory makes it worth asking every question before getting started.

If you’re interested in seeing whether a NetSuite ERP is right for your business, we’d be happy to help.

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Alejandro Alvarez
Alejandro Alvarez
Principal, Consulting