Making the decision to implement an ERP system for your business can be a confusing and time consuming experience, with a huge amount of information about the benefits, costs and improvements your business could potentially achieve. But with so many contributing factors – even choosing between an on-premise, local system, and a cloud hosted solution can be a minefield of conflicting information.

SAP have collated a simple process flow of the potential hold backs businesses face when choosing whether to implement an ERP system – and whether cloud hosted ERP or in-premise would be better suited to particular business needs.