Andrew Ly

Andrew LyAndrew Ly is a business writer with experience in the technology, finance and healthcare sectors. His role with Better Buys includes reviewing business software and writing long-form articles about the industry.

Prior to joining Better Buys, Andrew was a freelance writer and editor for business and technology publications. He has previously written about cryptocurrency, blockchain, artificial intelligence and the startup ecosystem in Southeast Asia.

How Much Does an ERP System Cost? 2019 Pricing Guide

For any business investing in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, pricing is an important factor. ERP software isn’t cheap, and prices vary depending on the type of deployment, number of users and level of customizations. Some vendors publicly display pricing on their website, especially for cloud ERP solutions, while others only provide a quote […]

Open-Source ERP Software: Benefits, Challenges and Top Vendors

More than ever, businesses are relying on enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to streamline their operations. From accounting to manufacturing to sales, the all-in-one solutions drive efficiency and collaboration. But for some businesses, the price tag of an ERP solution is simply too high. Open-source ERP software is a cheaper alternative for many companies, especially […]

2019 Gartner BI Magic Quadrant: 5 Key Insights and Market Leaders

The analytics and business intelligence (BI) industry is rapidly shifting to modernize its tools and platforms. In its 2019 Analytics and Business Intelligence Magic Quadrant, Gartner outlines important market trends and evaluates 21 vendors on their offerings. The extensive report can be a long read, so we’ve recapped the key insights and highlighted the market […]

The Definitive Guide to Cloud ERP

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have been around for decades, but only in recent years have cloud ERP systems been in the spotlight. In the past, ERP software was most often deployed on-premise, but that’s not the case today. Nearly 60% of large enterprises with ERP solutions up for replacement are projected to switch from […]