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Selecting a new system to replace outdated legacy infrastructure is the way that many ERP projects begin.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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