What in the world do cars have to do with ERP systems? Nothing, except the possibility of spending way too much on them. If your truck is sliding in the snow, you wouldn't buy a brand new truck when new tires would do the trick. This would be like replacing an ERP system when it could have simply been updated. While you might have plans to replace or update your ERP system, you should carefully examine your business needs and what options will satisfy those needs without a large scale software and hardware overhaul.