SAP & ERP
What is it about
Enterprise resource planning, or ERP, is a set of integrated programs to manage critical operations for an entire organization. ERP systems use an integrated database to support all business functions: Sales and Marketing; Finance and Accounting; Production; Procurement; and Supply Chain. This facilitates operational decision making across the enterprise, resulting in seamless integration of various units. Market dominate ERP providers are SAP (with >35,000 Large Enterprise customers) and Microsoft (with >83,000 Small Medium Enterprise customers).
Enterprise Resource Planning professionals are in high demand. CNNMoney.com, a financial news and information website, lists ERP consultants in their top 100 jobs for 2015.
Companies are hiring ERP experts to help them get the most from from their ERP software solutions — or update legacy systems — so they deliver seamless information flow, data accuracy and a user-friendly experience. If you are an ERP business analyst, an ERP technical/functional analyst, or an ERP technical developer, you will be in demand in today's job market.