ERP software development with a team of in house Developers can be tricky and risky as ERP systems are not simple system they can become complex when developed without proper experts. In house ERP software development is very time consuming and not that much cost effective. In this blog post we will cover why one should have a look onto Odoo ERP software rather deciding for In house ERP software development and implementation from scratch.
Rather opting from Off the shelf ERP – Why not to develop our own ERP package?
The Question is motivating but the answer is very complex and time consuming for a long term goal it is okay to develop your own ERP software or package but technology is changing so fast that you need to be very keen on the changes that is happening on the functions, features and processes of your business. Further developing of an ERP software in house needs variety of specialized resources such as Project Managers, Analyst, Developer, Tester, Functional experts and so on . . . Hiring these many resource for developing an In house ERP software will be cost consuming and further just increase the head counts because as these employees are working on single project they might not be giving 100% on the work as all are dependent on one another.
To overcome the above problems of managing your resource you can opt for ERP vendors who can offer you with good resources as an when require with specialize fields and on contract basis. But again if you hire from vendor the cost in the short run increases until you develop a full fledged ERP software. There for to over come this issue
As we know that there are many ERP software available in the market from license based to Open source. For some you need to pay licensing based on pay per user or some of them are licensed free Some of the off the shelf ERP software also offers you with maximum features you are looking out for with proper vendor selection you can implement an ERP software as per your business needs.
Why Odoo ERP software one can consider rather developing whole ERP in house from scratch?
Odoo is one of the leading Open source ERP software available in the market today with more than 800+ modules available for various vertical, be it manufacturing, Trading, Services or eCommerce further industry specific module such as loan management module, education or school management module and so on are available in Odoo as developed by the community. The biggest advantage you gain opting Odoo ERP software rather developing the ERP from scratch is that the base ERP is available out of the box with free of licensing; which means at least 40 to 60% of functions are available in case you have any different business process apart from what industry standard follows.
Further Since Odoo is Open source ERP software it acts as your company assets and not as a liability your business can develop as much functions required in Odoo ERP software with workflow customizations, forms, business processes, hierarchy and so on . .
If there is no Module or App available what our company is into then?
As we all know that every industry verticals consist of some basic departments like sales, purchase, warehouse, inventory, accounting human resource there may be certain sector which is not yet covered by the Odoo community then in that case you can develop exclusive module as per your business requirements from scratch, Or with the base module you can further do the module development to reduce the timelines.
May be your organization don’t need an ERP software and just a simple application for one particular department eg : Sales & Marketing management. In that case you can develop Odoo ERP software with the specific modules for specific department. May be insurance management tool, Loan management software, purchase department software, Logistics software, Salon Management and so on . . Although in long term additional modules can be inherit as required.
How Globalteckz Team can help you
We at Globalteckz are official Odoo partners and have successfully completed industry specific module Our Team at Globalteckz have been working with Odoo implementation and development since the release of OpenERP (Odoo) version 5 – We have exclusive experience in handling variety of projects for different industries and different clients based in USA, Canada, UK, Europe and other countries. We have successfully delivered the quality of coding in Odoo development
For any help on developing your own ERP software for your clients or for specific industry you can fill the Enquiry form and our team will get back to you as soon as possible.
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