December 7, 2020
Are you integrating your ERP with E-commerce? Let's get you started with our free checklist. What are the questions you should ask yourself when you want to integrate your ERP to your e-commerce? What are the difficulties and commonly made mistakes? Which integration strategy should you choose? What should I take into consideration regarding my data? And which integration solution is available? This blog aims to help you do a successful integration project and make the right decision when choosing an integration solution for connecting your ERP (such as SAP, Sage, or Microsoft) to your e-commerce platform.
How confident are you that integrated software, such as an e-commerce system, knows your ERP data is accurate?
“Is the data presented in the e-commerce accurate?”
Below, you'll find a glimpse of the questions focused on B2B e-commerce from the checklist:
Is the architecture of your integration future-proof?
“Does the solution allow you to get a notification when hiccups occur?“
When building an integration, it is crucial that your integrations are being logged and monitored, so the business impact of ‘not working’ integrations is minimal.
“Are you building an A-to-B integration or building a future-proof ecosystem?“
More than likely, your primary goal is to integrate software A (ERP) to software B (e-commerce). As this is your business question, your integration will likely be based on an integration built with custom code or using a so-called plugin.
This type of approach works best when you have no more than two applications to integrate. If you feel comfortable enough in your integration team’s stability, then this should work for you. However, we always recommend that you agree on the code and have robust discussions regarding how the integration will function.
Reasons not to use custom code or a plugin when integrating your ERP but an iPaaS solution are: