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blog | April 05, 2018

What is ERP Testing?

When enterprise resource planning software is first implemented, you want to make sure that everything has been installed correctly and runs smoothly. How would you accomplish this? By conducting...

By Wayne Wedell

When enterprise resource planning software is first implemented, you want to make sure that everything has been installed correctly and runs smoothly. How would you accomplish this? By conducting ERP testing. What is ERP testing? Here is a definition: ERP testing ensures the proper functioning and configuration of each module that will be used, per the organization’s needs.

Testing the ERP implementation process is important because of the very crucial role that it plays in the day to day activities of your business. There are different ways to test your new enterprise software. In today’s blog post, we will cover the different testing types, which are all meant to ensure that your business is getting the most out of your enterprise resource planning software. Continue reading to learn more about the testing process in detail.

Getting Ready to Testing Your ERP System 

With ERP testing, the focus tends to be on each modules functionality under specific circumstances and scenarios. The process tends to be carried out manually or automated. There are three different phases of preparing for testing. They are preparation, execution and evaluation. Let’s break down these three different phases.

The Testing Process

The Different Forms of ERP Testing Techniques

There are different forms of ERP testing techniques, most often used when going through the ERP testing process. Let’s go into detail about some of those techniques.

Testing should normally begin when system configuration does. Each and every module should be tested to ensure that it works correctly and gives a company exactly what they are looking for. Users should also be included in the testing process. Paying attention to their questions and comments, can allow for necessary changes to be made. Testing requires a lot of work, but it will be well worth it.

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