Paul Brody: How Public Blockchains Could Replace ERP Systems

Coindesk | Oct 26, 2020 at 7:34 PM
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is simultaneously one of the most transformational technologies for modern business and also one of the most boring.
  • It’s not uncommon for a digital system to create a purchase order using PDF software (which is emailed to a supplier), only for it to be scanned into their systems using a process called optical character recognition (OCR).
  • To understand what a big deal this is – and to get a sense of how much is at stake – it is useful to step back and define how big the impact of ERP has been.