MRO Magazine

Manufacturers rather use Excel, other systems than ERP: IFS study


July 12, 2011
By PEM Magazine

While software used in their personal lives gets more attractive and intuitive daily, most business software like enterprise resource planning (ERP) lags behind, prompting many respondents to an IFS North America study of manufacturing executives to say they would use Microsoft Excel and other systems — or even change jobs — rather than use their company’s enterprise software.