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Likelihood to Recommend

Aptean Intuitive ERP

If you have a programmer and are willing to let them learn the system and want software to function the way you run your business this may work well. If you do not have a programmer on staff and are willing to change your business to match the software but think in the future you may wish to modify your ERP software this may work out well. If you want something you can modify quickly this is not a good choice. If you do not wish to modify the code nor your business practices an evaluation would be required. It does allow substantial modifications, but there are areas it may not fit with your business so well. It is possible that Intuitive may happen to make the options you require available in the future.
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SAP ERP

SAP ERP is well suited for large organizations that can fully utilize its potential. plus SAP ERP is an expensive solution, a company needs to allocate a dedicated resource to properly implement it from infrastructures, people, training and support. SAP ERP is least ideal for small enterprises, unless such enterprise belong to a holding company which runs SAP system.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Customization

Aptean Intuitive ERP
8.0
SAP ERP
8.1
API for custom integration
Aptean Intuitive ERP
8.0
SAP ERP
7.8
Plug-ins
Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
8.4

Security

Aptean Intuitive ERP
8.0
SAP ERP
9.0
Single sign-on capability
Aptean Intuitive ERP
8.0
SAP ERP
8.9
Role-based user permissions
Aptean Intuitive ERP
8.0
SAP ERP
9.1

Reporting & Analytics

Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
8.0
Dashboards
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
7.9
Standard reports
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
8.1
Custom reports
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
8.0

General Ledger and Configurable Accounting

Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.9
SAP ERP
8.4
Accounts payable
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
8.4
Accounts receivable
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
8.2
Global Financial Support
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Primary and Secondary Ledgers
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Intercompany Accounting
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Localizations
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Journals and Reconciliations
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Enterprise Accounting
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Configurable Accounting
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Centralized Rules Framework
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Standardized Processes
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP

Inventory Management

Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.7
SAP ERP
8.0
Inventory tracking
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
8.5
Automatic reordering
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
7.7
Location management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
7.9
Manufacturing module
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
8.0

Order Management

Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
8.0
Pricing
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
8.4
Order entry
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
8.0
Credit card processing
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
7.4
Cost of goods sold
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
8.3
Order Orchestration
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
End-to-end order visibility
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Order exception Resolution
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP

Subledger and Financial Process

Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Automated Invoice Processing
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Shared Services Payments
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Billings Management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Customer Receipt Applications
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Customer Collections
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Revenue Recognition
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Cash Management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Period Close
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Transactions Tax
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Subledger Reconciliations
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
3rd Party Accounting Systems
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP

Project Financial Management

Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.4
SAP ERP
Budgeting and Forecasting
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Project Costing
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Cost Capture
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Capital Project Management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
3.0
SAP ERP
Customer Invoicing
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Project Financial Performance Analysis
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Project Financials Dashboard
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Real-time Financial Reporting
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Embedded Business Intelligence
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP
Project Planning Collaboration
Aptean Intuitive ERP
4.0
SAP ERP

Procurement

Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.8
SAP ERP
Sourcing Team Collaboration
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Sourcing Analysis
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Bids Analyzed and Compared
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Catalog Shopping E-Commerce for Employees
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Electronic Signatures
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Requisitions-to-Purchase Orders Integrated
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Supplier Assessment
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Supplier Management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP
Supplier Portal
Aptean Intuitive ERP
5.0
SAP ERP

Manufacturing

Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.6
SAP ERP
Production Process Design
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Production Management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Work Definition
Aptean Intuitive ERP
6.0
SAP ERP
Work Execution
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Manufacturing Costs
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP

Supply Chain

Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Forecasting
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Inventory Planning
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP
Performance Monitoring
Aptean Intuitive ERP
7.0
SAP ERP

Payroll Management

Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
7.6
Pay calculation
Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
5.0
Benefit plan administration
Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
8.2
Direct deposit files
Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
8.4
Salary revision and increment management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
7.9
Reimbursement management
Aptean Intuitive ERP
SAP ERP
8.5

Pros

Aptean Intuitive ERP

  • Easy to Use
  • Low Maintenance
  • Flexible and modifiable
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SAP ERP

  • One of my favorite things about SAP was the data integrity. Because of how easily the various modules tied together there was much less room for error.
  • Integration. The various modules that SAP has work seamlessly when configured correctly. SAP has a module for what seems like everything from manufacturing processes to Maintenance to Sales Forecasting and more.
  • Change Migration. Moving changes from a development, to testing, to production is very easy via SAP transports. Also refreshing DEV and QA environments from production can be accomplished easily.
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Cons

Aptean Intuitive ERP

  • Documentation. The design of en extensible system works well once you figure it out. Some things can be tricky and time consuming.
  • They provide no support for customizations. I can understand not wanting to help write specific custom code, but they refuse to even tell anyone what a method on a base class does unless you pay them $200 an hour.
  • Their proprietary design can cause modifications to take longer. If you use one of their forms you can not load it, you must call their launch function and put you code in the "Execute" method. If they were more standardized the documentation issue would not be so bad.
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SAP ERP

  • High cost of licensing, implementation & maintenance.
  • It gets complex when companies try to implement their existing business processes to Standard SAP provided business processes if it differs.
  • It is not for small/medium size businesses
  • The complete implementation process may take several years. Usually, companies take core modules of SAP ERP & implement those first.
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Likelihood to Renew

Aptean Intuitive ERP

Aptean Intuitive ERP 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We have a lot invested in this from user education to customizations. It would be hard to justify the cost for changing.
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SAP ERP

SAP ERP 8.6
Based on 4 answers
I am not part of the team that makes this decision but I would recommend renewing the contract. Most employees at Tennant are long term employees and would find it difficult to change to a different software. They are comfortable using SAP.
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Usability

Aptean Intuitive ERP

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SAP ERP

SAP ERP 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Once you learn how to use SAP ERP, it becomes a powerful tool for analysis and inventory management.
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Alternatives Considered

Aptean Intuitive ERP

We select Aptean 19 years ago, most of the other SMB packages back then no longer exist. While we have discussed whether to consider other ERP systems here an there over the years we have always come back to the fact that our existing ERP system is well established and easy enough to maintain, and is cost effective
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SAP ERP

It has more functionality than Epicor, especially with image storage. However, Epicor does allow you to set up transactions for future use - like general ledger templates. Epicor also allows you to upload easily from Excel for small-batch data. SAP only has large data imports. SAP is harder to learn and requires more user set-up.
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Return on Investment

Aptean Intuitive ERP

  • Runs well without a ton of support
  • One server license required for site, can run several businesses
  • Concurrent licensing keeps costs down for global business
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SAP ERP

  • As covered before, SAP ERP was long and expensive to implement, but the ROI was made in like 3 years. We sunset tons of other disparate systems.
  • Need constant training refreshes for our people, but this keeps their expertise and efficiency with the system strong, helping morale.
  • We worried about large SAP version upgrades costing us a lot of money, but that has not hit us.
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Pricing Details

Aptean Intuitive ERP

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

SAP ERP

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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