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
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.
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
When should you upgrade your ERP or consider replacing it? Your ERP system supports your core business operations and data. When it falls behind, your business processing efficiencies and decision-making
Too many organizations start their ERP selection journey by researching solutions and interviewing ERP vendors. They wander about, comparing features and specifications and deliverables and Gantt Charts, never quite sure
Should you upgrade or replace your ERP system? Most mid-sized companies and large enterprises have to wrestle with this decision every 10 to 20 years. The average single-site Tier II ERP
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.
Companies evaluating ERP solutions may find themselves ensnared in a net of vendor confusion. Selecting the right ERP software from among 15 or 20 seemingly good candidates is a difficult project. So, how does a company go about comparing, contrasting and ranking the various ERP software alternatives? How can it satisfy itself that it is picking a software package that best fulfills its various needs?