ERP Implementation Tip #19: System Test #3 | Integrated Pilot Simulation

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In last week’s ERP implementation tip, we covered the Departmental Pilot phase – where the teams tested all business processes in the new IT system. In the tip previous to that, we discussed the Conference Room Pilot phase – the first round of system tests where only a sampling of the business processes were tested.

In this week’s tip, I walk you through the final round of ERP systems tests before cutover: the Integrated Pilot testing phase.

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ERP Implementation Tip #20: Cutover Countdown | End-User Training

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In last week’s ERP implementation tip, we discussed the integrated pilot phase – the third of three systems testing phases in an ERP implementation project.

With the testing complete, the implementing organization suddenly finds itself under-the-gun to make sure that its troops are ready to work in the new operating environment.

In this week’s tip, we discuss the end-user training phase – the phase during which the employees are taught how to incorporate the new system into their daily work routines.

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ERP Implementation Tip #21: Data Migration | Key Concepts

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In last week’s ERP implementation tip, we discussed the end-user training phase – the phase during which the implementing organization’s employees are taught how to incorporate the new system into their daily work routines.

We now start our discussion of data migration. Given the importance of this topic, it will span two tips. In this week’s tip, we cover the key concepts. In next week’s tip, we will explain how to tie these various concepts together into an actionable migration plan.

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ERP Implementation Tip #23: Modifications, Customizations, Personalizations & Interface Projects

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In last week’s ERP implementation tip, we laid out the key components of an actionable data migration plan.

This week, we circle back and cover customizations, personalizations and interface projects. These projects are intended to extend the functionality of the ERP or IT software into areas that are not covered by out-of-the-box functionality.

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