Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a large category of software that caters to manufacturers, distributors, retailers, logistics firms and other industrial organizations. Although the industry is dominated by several large players, it is rapidly changing. There are several areas to consider for career growth.
Firstly, the ERP market will rapidly move from installed systems to cloud-based models. Understanding cloud integration and development is key. Along with that change is the mobile revolution. More and more workers will access their ERP system on mobile devices. Software should be friendly and the user interface must be adapted for these systems. Lastly, ERP cyber security is becoming more important as more outsiders seek access to the information, while at the same time it is on more platforms.