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Turning around a failed ERP Implementation

By |2019-08-18T12:39:33+00:00August 18th, 2019|ERP Implementation, ERP Solutions, ERP System|

Although the bad news is that a large percentage of ERP implementation fail due to lack of effective recovery of the project, the good news is that troubled ERP implementations can be turned around and successfully completed and deployed, even if they are right now way behind schedule, has resulted in financial losses for the client

4 warning signs of a failing ERP project

By |2019-08-16T14:04:53+00:00October 12th, 2018|ERP Implementation, ERP Solutions, ERP System|

Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP) implementations are always a hard nut to crack. The excitement and superficial engagement at the initial level of the project soon turn into change management issues, budget and time overruns and a disengaged team who want to just abandon the project, even if it means a loss of capital investment. Reclaiming such

ERP as a single source of business truth for Manufacturers

By |2019-08-16T14:04:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|ERP Consulting, ERP Solutions, ERP System|

Top rated manufacturers are more than two times likely to implement a single end-to-end ERP system which matches all the key functionalities that used to be previously provided by multiple bespoke and disparate systems that are perhaps turning obsolete, as the organization outgrows these legacy systems. ERP as a single source of business truth Implementing an end-to-end

4 ways to drive the maximum out of your ERP system

By |2019-08-16T14:04:54+00:00September 11th, 2018|ERP Implementation, ERP Solutions, ERP System|

Implementing a global ERP system in a large enterprise demands that the project often runs into millions, given the required investments in terms of consulting, licenses, implementation and training needs that need to be considered to deploy such a solution fully. So what measures can one take, when selecting and implementing an ERP solution to

How to beat the dilemma of The Value vs. Price Consideration when buying ERP systems ?

By |2019-08-16T14:04:54+00:00September 10th, 2018|ERP System|

When it comes to buying enterprise software, the determining factor for decision making, should be value, not price. However, most procurement teams, still focus most of their attention in negotiating the best price instead of also providing due weightage to the value that a certain ERP system under evaluation happens to provide. Evaluating something to

Timelines for Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

By |2019-08-16T14:03:53+00:00August 29th, 2018|ERP Solutions|

Ever since Microsoft Dynamics 365 was released, there seems to be a lot of confusion around when Microsoft support for Dynamics AX 2009 and Dynamics AX 2012 will end and there have been even allegations that Microsoft has even changed the support timelines a few times. The fact is Microsoft Dynamics AX support timelines has actually never

How to bridge staffing needs in the ERP context?

By |2019-08-16T14:03:53+00:00June 1st, 2018|ERP Implementation|

Few organizations find themselves self-sufficient in terms of the right human resources with the required expertise and skills to handle the complexities and demands that an ERP implementation places on the organization. To meet the needs of enterprise system operability and success, most organizations often need to expand internal IT teams both in the short-

3 ERP resolutions that can serve your ERP initiatives well in 2018.

By |2019-08-16T14:03:53+00:00February 27th, 2018|ERP Implementation, ERP Solutions, ERP System|

3 ERP resolutions that can serve your ERP initiatives well in 2018. As we welcome 2018, a lot of people will make New Year resolutions, but most will end up breaking their resolutions, unable to keep them. From resolving to build one’s healthy, to setting professional goals for success, it’s no secret that keeping

ERP Software Decision: Custom Build versus Buy versus Rent

By |2019-08-16T14:03:53+00:00February 27th, 2018|Enterprise applications, ERP Advisory, ERP Consulting, ERP Implementation, ERP Solutions, ERP System|

ERP Software Decision: Custom Build versus Buy versus Rent ERP implementations are enterprise-wide initiatives.  Today, ERP applications define the overall corporate architecture.It is therefore important for a company to decide whether to build the applications itself, buy them from a vendor, or rent them from an application service provider (ASP). Typically, organizations have had

ERP Implementation: Catching the Bull by the Horns

By |2019-08-16T14:03:53+00:00February 27th, 2018|big bang, Enterprise applications, ERP Consulting, ERP Implementation, manufacturing, Oracle|

ERP Implementation: Catching the Bull by the Horns A combination of improved enterprise applications, increasing demand for better market response times and weak in-house technical skills ensures that mainstream firms will embrace packaged ERP software. It's important to note that each ERP application suite has its own architecture, customization features, installation procedures, and level