In its September 2011 issue, the Harvard Business Review (HBR) featured an article on IT project failures, Why Your IT Project May Be Riskier Than You Think. As an example of an IT project failure, the authors discuss how Levi-Strauss’ $5 million ERP project morphed into monstrous losses of $200 million.
ERP selection is the first hurdle that has to be cleared on the path to ERP success.
Unfortunately, management all too frequently underestimates the complexity of the selection component. Too often, they approach selection with the view that it’s an administrative project that’s easily completed. This approach, unfortunately, couldn’t be more misguided.
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Some consulting firms oversell business process mapping for ERP selection purposes. Learn how to approach ERP business processing for your ERP selection and implementation projects.
Deciding between upgrading and replacing your ERP software is difficult. Learn how companies like yours decide whether they should upgrade to the latest release or implement a new ERP system.
ERP systems are built around integration transactions to the general ledger. Learn how finance and accounting departments can benefit from ERP and the role they should play on an ERP selection project.
Successful ERP implementation projects transform companies. Executives need to steer the project to ensure that the future business is designed in a way that aligns with corporate strategy. They also need to assure that the company’s best people are committed to delivering a quality project. In this post, we look at three key critical success factors relating to executive-level participation.
Best-in-class manufacturers are leveraging their ERP systems to drive specific lean manufacturing initiatives. Read on to learn how some of our clients are driving their lean programs, and about three common areas in which ERP enables lean.
Independent research confirms that facilities integration is a key reason behind ERP purchases, particularly among manufacturers. In its ERP in Manufacturing 2009 research report, the Aberdeen Group (an IT-focused research firm) cited…
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