Do you have general questions about ERP Software, or the selection and implementation process? In this section, you will find answers that define Enterprise Resource Planning Software and compare and contrast ERP versus MRP. This page also addresses the ROI of various ERP systems, and which may be the best software for your company. ERP provides an integrated view of core business processes, often in real-time, using common databases. ERP systems track business resources: cash, raw materials, production capacity and the status of business commitments: orders, purchase orders and payroll. Learn more about general ERP topics by reading our answers in this section.