Business owners and management teams often must make tough decisions about how to manage operations in their organization, and one of the decisions that you may be debating right now is whether to do an ERP implementation. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a system that can be used with great benefits to your organization, but it also can take time, effort and financial resources to adopt and to use on a regular basis. ERP packages are not cheap, so it can seem unlikely that the program would actually save your organization money. However, this is exactly what can happen. An ERP unifies many of the systems that may currently be fragmented in your organization, and this ranges from everything from product development and supply chain management to IT support, management and more.