Advantages and Disadvantages of Customizing OpenERP

09/19/2017 07:58:23 In Our Blog

OpenERP is considered as one of the most downloaded and installed Open source ERP solution worldwide. Upgrades by OpenERP has been implemented by many businesses from SME’s to Big organization, from Manufacturing to trading & services industries and so on. . .

In this post we will cover advantages and disadvantages of customizing OpenERP

ERP software has it’s advantages and disadvantages until it is not Implemented in a proper methodology. The reason to cover this blog post is that many client’s/businesses feel being Open Source ERP software OpenERP can be tailored as per their needs due to easy code availability but there are certain disadvantages of customization that can be ignore by reducing the customization for unimportant processes

Some of the main advantages of Odoo customization solutions.

·OpenERP being Open source can be customizable as per your requirements and business workflow. You can customize the source code to meet your perfect business requirements and functionality.

·OpenERP customization provides you with functionality that your business require, removing all other extra features that can confuse a user.

·With OpenERP customization you can rest assure for a long term business software implementation for your business.

·If your business is dynamic in process then OpenERP customization is best to meet your short term and long term goals.

·Along with customization you can integrate your OpenERP software with 3rd party software

·Customization can reduce the duplication of entries and remove unnecessary fields.


Disadvantages of Odoo customization solutions.

·Customization of OpenERP as compare to out of the box implementation can cost your higher.

·Upgrading to newer version is another problem with customized OpenERP until you are covered under OpenERP warranty.

·Customization of OpenERP can take more time and resources


Although the disadvantages we covered here is to inform the decision makers to simplify OpenERP implementations and cost and timelines of the project. Incase your business is looking out for OpenERP Implementation, customization or default out of the box installation you can visit