Deciding to undergo a
Mistake #1: Lousy planning
Planning for your Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation is the recipe for success, and not planning can be a recipe for disaster. If you fail to think through how your current business processes are going to change after implementation, this will probably lead to mass confusion down the line during implementation. Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation is designed to accelerate business processes and make them as efficient as possible, but this will only work if you understand how your current processes will be affected.
To avoid mass chaos, it’s best to evaluate your current systems before deciding which portions of Microsoft Dynamics GP you will implement. If you feel as if you do not have the necessary knowledge or resources to evaluate your systems, teaming up with third-party software experts could be a wise choice. Third-party experts and consultants in your industry offer lots of insight and expertise so you can be sure you are choosing the right solution for your business needs.
Mistake #2: Not choosing the right ERP system.
It’s important to
Asking the salesperson for a few other companies in your industry that have also chosen to implement Microsoft Dynamics GP is highly recommended. If your salesperson is able to provide you with a few references (and they absolutely should be able to) then it would be worth your time to reach out to those companies to discuss their implementation process, the software and any problems they may have run into along the way. If those businesses feel good about their implementation, this is a pretty good indicator that the specific solution is also right for you.
Mistake #3: Underutilizing or not knowing how to use key features of the software.
When companies have trouble, often times we find that they are unaware of, or don’t understand how to use the
A Microsoft Dynamics GP implementation is an important task so having a solid selection process and team behind will greatly decrease the risks and ensure your company benefits from the project.
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