With the global economy continuing to improve, more companies scaling for growth. Capital investments continuing are gaining momentum, businesses want to get up and running more quickly with ERP. The intention is to quickly automate repetitive, time-consuming tasks–and to get better insights into what’s happening in the businesses.  All above factors will lead more companies to revisit their ERP systems. 

Thus, vendors will continue to provide new functionalities or provide long-term support for these dated products. Businesses will have to embrace change and migrate to more modern enterprise technologies. Given below are some trends that will shape the future of the ERP systems we know. 

Tigernix has identified following 12 manufacturing trends for the year 2018 and we have put the trends into an infographic to identify!


1. Software usability, flexibility, and configurability will increase 

Manufacture usability software providers will improve user-friendly interfaces, usability, and configurability.

2. Demand for the right manufacturing skills will skyrocket

Job roles related to interpreting data such as manufacturing engineering, business analysts, & data scientists will rise.

3. More robots and AIs will join the workforce 

The contribution of robotic and AIs will intensify especially in performing repetitive and algorithmic tasks.

4. Broad adoption of new technologies

Use new technologies such as IoT, analytics, virtual reality and voice-activation assistants, digital business processes will increase.

Business PerformanceMost of you must be wondering what this ERP software is all about. Well the acronym ERP actually means Enterprise Resource Planning. This is a software that is being used in organizations world over, for the benefit of their businesses. To understand how something as simple as a software/computer program can improve your business, or increase your profits, you must first have a good understanding of what the software is all about, and what it actually does. And once you have this understanding, you can then make your decision of adapting to the system, or not, and whether the software will actually be useful to you, or not.