Most entrepreneurs understand the need to adopt an ERP system to help them better manage their business. Indeed, today, everything happens at the speed of “V”, the competition is global and varied, mobility is no longer a storytelling mind, but a necessity. It is clear in this context it is not enough to invest only in machinery and plant equipment to increase productivity and reduce operating costs. Indeed, what about the more intangible productivity of office workers and service companies ? It is clear that companies need to invest more in information technology and integrated management systems (IMS) colloquially known as the ” ERP “. It is the survival of our companies. Besides, did you know that over 80% of start-ups do not cross the milestone of five years of existence ?

Unfortunately, despite this, entrepreneurs are waiting too long to acquire a GIS that will greatly increase their productivity and their employees. Indeed, a good GIS allows:

  • automate clerical tasks;
  • greatly improve the flow of information  between the different functions of the enterprise;
  • monitor real-time health and company performance.

In short, a GIS allows to reduce costs, increase sales and make better decisions. Why our companies are not they rushing to develop a GIS? In fact, most SMEs are uncomfortable to implement a GIS, mainly because of the high failure rate in the market. The Standish Group has released the 2009 update of his famous study “The Chaos Report”. This analysis fifteen (15) years of success and failure in the deployment of management information systems. The latest edition shows that 24% of square GIS development projects have had abortions and 44% have not been satisfactory because of delays and cost overruns. If I calculated right, it means that 68% of GIS projects are unsatisfactory. In other words, more than two (2) companies in three (3) are not satisfied!

Allow me a little story. I had the pleasure of meeting several entrepreneurs during my career. Many of them have told me they knew an SME neighbor of theirs, which had closed its doors after attempting to implement an ERP. In other words, the attempt to implement an ERP is so wrong that it has put financially on straw!

I can also mention that the duration of an implementation of a GIS is approximately twelve (12) months. Here, let me point out that I speak first categories of ERP (SAP, Oracle, Microsoft) and those of categories seconds as Epicor, Sage, Infor, IFS … Imagine the impact on your business of implementing a period of one year in terms of disruption to workflow and your wallet? In addition, investment returns or investment (ROI or ROI) is about three years! No wonder that entrepreneurs are hesitant about the idea of ​​embarking on an ERP project. I would add that the same calculating ROI is far from clear. Indeed, how to calculate the increase in customer satisfaction? What is the impact on your reputation? These elements can be calculated, but it is far from clear even for big business. Imagine how it is difficult for small businesses or self-employed!

To overcome these fears arising from these negatives, we need a single GIS to install and use. In short, IMIS which takes only a few hours, at worst a few days. Let’s add a GIS is so inexpensive that the “RCI” is so fast and it is not even necessary to calculate it. Yes, it is finally possible …