In ERP (enterprise resource planning) terminology, the phrase small business ERP is used to describe a lightweight business management software that is designed to meet the needs of a small business.
ERP software integrates all facets of an operation, including development, manufacturing, sales and marketing. Small business ERP is typically a SaaS (software as a service) model and includes project management, financials, manufacturing, warehouse management, accounting, sales and business management.
Typically, ERP software is considered an enterprise application and designed for larger enterprises that require dedicated teams to customize, analyze the data and reports and handle upgrades and deployment. In contrast, Small business ERP applications differ in a number of ways including the amount of data handled by the system and less-complex screens and dashboards. Support is offered by the provider and the software is customized for the business industry you work in.