ERP Comparison

We have prepared an analysis of ERP systems on behalf of CPA Magazine and issued surveys to all the ERP vendors we know, collated the results and wrote an accompanying article. Our articles for CPA Magazine are available by hyperlink from the headings below. We have also provided the results of the surveys in Excel format.

Sample ERP Comparison Report

We have almost 100 different systems and over 500 different questions in our ERP Comparison report. Below is a small example of what to expect.

ERP Comparison Sample

ERP Comparison 2016

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2016 ERP System Comparison Charts in Excel Format

ERP Comparison 2015

Welcome to our annual vendor survey on enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. We have been publishing this survey since 1999 and every year, it just gets bigger. This instalment includes no less than 99 systems...

2015 ERP System Comparison Charts in Excel Format

ERP Comparison 2014

Welcome to our annual vendor survey on enterprise resource planning software. Back in 1999, when we published the first survey in CAmagazine, ERP was another mysterious IT acronym. Now it seems that everyone knows about it — although you will still hear a lot of variation on what it really means. Fifteen years ago, we had only a few ERP systems in our survey. Today we have 93...

2014 ERP System Comparison Charts in Excel Format

ERP Comparison 2013

“ERP systems have been evolving steadily since we first published this survey back in 1998. We have covered a lot of ground in that time, faithfully documenting all the new bells and whistles that emerged along the way. Now, most systems are jam packed with features. That is why we are taking a slightly different approach this year. We are focusing on two criteria that are critical in the selection of a new system but can be difficult to evaluate: ease of use and underlying technology...

2013 ERP System Comparison Charts in Excel Format

ERP Comparison 2012

...This year we have added more functionality to the survey, including questions about ease of use, multiple companies, workflow, mobile applications, cloud readiness, browser support, dashboards, online analytical processing, back-order fulfillment, available to promise, multisite production, customer relationship management and ecommerce...

2012 ERP System Comparison Charts in Excel Format

ERP Comparison 2011

We are now in our 13th year for CAmagazine’s annual enterprise resource planning software survey. That is a very long time in software years. But while other programs come and go, ERP just keeps getting bigger, sweeping up more and more functions. This year, we added budgeting and forecasting, asset management and document management. The survey includes 62 systems, up from 40 last year...

2011 ERP System Comparison Charts in Excel Format

ERP Comparison 2010

Would you believe this is our 12th year for the annual CAmagazine ERP software survey? Over the years we have expanded our roundup to include more and more functionality. This time, we have done something entirely new. You can now complete an online survey about your requirements, then view the 10 best ERP systems for your needs based on percentage fit calculations. You can also drill down for more details on each system. The percentage fit calculation is based on your weighting of each requirement (user-defined fields, security, etc.) and each category (industry, technology or financial requirements)...