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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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The Path to ERP for Small Businesses, Part 3: Selection of ERP Software
The third and final part of the path to ERP for small businesses series describes the software selection stage, including the dos and don’ts during vendor

best request for proposal software for small business  vendors that are the best fit for your organization). Even when using the most complex DSS, some aspects of your business might still be overlooked; thus it's important to supplement your comparison by seeing the products demonstrated, performing reference checks, and reviewing other related information. Major Steps in the ERP Selection Process You benefit from enterprise software only when you make the right selection. By using accurate and relevant criteria on enterprise software functionality, you are

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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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