Canadian and provincial governments are stepping up to provide grant funding for digital transformation projects across manufacturing sectors. The grant programs oftentimes cover technology assessment, Industry 4.0, business process improvement,
The pandemic is forcing your company to adapt. Unfortunately, legacy processes and ERP systems are impeding your business from quickly responding to volatile shifts in demand and supply. Your company
Earlier this month, Waste Management (WM) upped the ante in its lawsuit against SAP to $500 million. The root of WM’s claim is that it was allegedly deceived and defrauded by SAP during the ERP selection and implementation phases.
Our recent ERP benchmark study (soon-to-be-released) points out the obvious relationship between ERP selection success and ERP implementation success, that is: a failed selection project inevitably results in a failed implementation project.
Now, ruminate on this statistic – a paltry 32% of ERP selection projects succeed. This means that 68% of ERP projects are destined to fail before implementation even starts.
Consider this: up to 70% of companies’ total ERP costs relate to service and maintenance, yet most companies fail to see the value in these services. A recent Forrester Research survey of SAP users confirms this lack of perceived value. In that survey, 85% of respondents said that they barely use SAP’s Basic Support services.
If your organization is planning to implement ERP software without restructuring its operations, you can stop reading right now. In fact, you may as well take the money you’re planning to spend on the project and throw it in the bin.
In this final article on using Milestone Deliverables to drive ERP implementation success, I lay out our framework to drive successful organizational change management.
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