Nterprise Resource Planning (operations management)2

respond to the following:

If continuous improvement is the key to remain competitive, then why do firms codify so many processes into enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems?
Present your personal perspective on how to reduce and overcome the risk of innovation limitation imposed by the use of ERP systems.
If you were an ERP vendor, what would your perspective be to show future and current customers that the use of an ERP system is not a limiting factor to innovation in their companies? What would be your arguments to support this point of view?