The open-source systems could be as expensive as their commercial peers once you account for all the costs associated with deploying software. Also, not all open-source software is created equal. Some have great governance processes in their communities, while others struggle to enforce controls, causing issues during upgrades. The open source systems are also more suitable for companies that have internal development expertise or have access to developers for free, like non-profits or universities. But just because developers might be available, you might still need business consultants who can help you re-engineer your processes. So where does ERPNext fit in the ERP value chain?
In today's episode, we invited a panel of industry experts for a live discussion on LinkedIn to conduct an independent review of ERPNext’s capabilities. We covered many grounds, including the differences between Odoo and ERPNext. Finally, we discussed the specific nuances of ERPNext, such as their approach to open source, the size of their community, and their unique capabilities for the service-centric verticals.
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