Software for enterprise resource planning (ERP) has become important for businesses of every size. ERP systems offer a central database for controlling several corporate processes like accounting, inventory, manufacturing, and sales. A properly integrated ERP system can improve decision-making, streamline corporate operations, and boost productivity. However, putting ERP software into place may be a labor-intensive and complicated operation that needs careful preparation and execution. To save time and money, some businesses can tempt to accelerate the process of ERP implementation, but is this a good or bad idea?