Month: May 2017

Why your ERP software strategy must reflect your growth strategy

Selecting a new system to replace outdated legacy infrastructure is the way that many ERP projects begin. A large number of the ERP software deployments that we work on, at any rate, start life for this reason. However, confining the scope of your project to a simple ‘update and replace’ exercise is short-sighted, and can be damaging …

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Start at the end: How to choose your ERP implementation goals

When I’m working with trainee consultants on an ERP implementation, the first thing I tell them is to consider the project like a geographic journey. What’s the first thing you do when you plan a journey? Pick the destination. You might start the process by thinking, ‘I’m going to go to this country.’ But ultimately, you …

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When thinking Epicor ERP interfaces, think error handling

When developing interfaces into most applications (Epicor ERP software included), one of the most important questions to ask is how you should go about implementing error handling. To help you with that question, I have laid out my general advice on how you should best approach this in terms of interfacing to and from Epicor …

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