For an SME to adopt to a standard ERP there has to be a compelling reason to make this investment. That compelling reason can’t just be a differentiator but also a clearly defined Business Benefits that is aligned with the Business Goals.
Once this is done, the key for a successful implementation depends on how well is the Change Managed. With the Application being very much standard, effective usage can vary from organization to organization depending on how effectively is the change managed and how well are the People aligned to meet the set objective.
The key driver to maximize on the effectiveness of an ERP implementation is about setting clearly the end state objective aligned with the Management’s need and an effective change management program to achieve the set objective.