ERP Software Cost – Direct And Indirect Costs

ERP software cost includes all the direct and indirect costs incurred, from purchasing the software till implementation process is completely over. Some costs are clearly evident in this process while some are silent or hidden. Generally an incomplete analysis of ERP cost would just include the expenses to be made in purchasing of software and hardware whereas total cost of ownership of ERP goes far beyond than just these.

By a survey conducted way back in 2002 it was estimated that an implementation of ERP on an average cost $15 Million ranging from $0.5 Million to $300 Million, but it is quite an old estimate, times have changed a lot since then and there surely would be major change in the average cost of implementation. However, the factors affecting the cost have not changed and more or less remains same as they were right at the beginning. The cost of … Read More