There’s a saying: the definition of an expert is someone who knows what not to do. And when it comes to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, having an expert help you with the implementation, management, and operations of the platform is a game-changer.
We’re all experts in our own fields and an ERP consultant is no different. While we previously wrote about the roles and responsibilities of ERP Consultants, today we’ll dissect that idea even further and breakdown the job of specialized consultants.
In most professional careers, there are specialists (like a dermatologist in medicine or a corporate lawyer in law). When it comes to consultants within the tech industry, it’s no different.
Now, all ERP consultants have high-level knowledge of ERPs down to its core; however, like in many fields, there are cases when a consultant will specialize in a particular area, leading to jobs for technical and functional specialists.
What they do and whether or not you need both will be explained below.