IJIMT 2014 Vol.5(4): 309-313 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2014.V5.531

Competition and Challenge on Adopting Cloud ERP

Fumei Weng and Ming-Chien Hung
Abstract— ERP provides businesses flow management and includes manufacturing, accounting, sales and customer relationship management. The new ICT technology, cloud computing, offers an alternative for businesses to conduct ERP. The traditional ERP implementation methodology involves various processes and procedures, which constitute the conditions or means for formulating the actual implementation of ERP projects. It is a time-consuming project. Cloud ERP is then a very good proposition for a start-up, and is simple to deploy, organization need not to bear additional server and other dependent costs. It is also easy and quick to implement an ERP to a business organization. However, on cloud ERP, the challenge of data security, business profit, Internet accessibility, and the total cost become initial issues for businesses to choose a fit one. This study provides a framework for businesses to adopt the cloud ERP.

Index Terms— ERP, cloud ERP, SaaS, cloud computing.

Fumei Weng is with WuFeng University, Taiwan (e-mail: gfweng@gmail.com).
Ming-Chien Hung is with Nanhua University, Taiwan (e-mail: chemyhmc@gmail.com).

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Cite: Fumei Weng and Ming-Chien Hung, " Competition and Challenge on Adopting Cloud ERP," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 309-313, 2014.

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