How the Right Questions Can Equal Success in Finding Your ERP Partner

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Not all ERP implementation partners are created equal. Who you choose as your partner can make a world of difference. In fact, while every ERP Partner might claim to offer what you need, there are key differences between each one. The right partner will professionally manage the project to deliver a system that fuels your business’s growth. The wrong partner will stumble through the process, and make the implementation more costly and time-consuming than you can afford it to be.

So how can you make the right choice? Ask tougher questions. Every potential partner is ready to answer the common questions thrown at them. But how each one responds to the tougher questions will give insight into whether or not they are right for you.

The Right Partner

A great technology partner will welcome the tough questions, eager to share what makes them unique. They will be transparent about the services they’ve performed in the past and will make a clear, detailed plan on how they intend to help your company with its specific needs. Their services team will help provide you with complete, honest responses.

The Wrong Partner

The wrong partner will be unable to give satisfying answers to your tough questions. Instead of outlining how they will address your specific issues, they might throw an “out-of-the-box” solution at you. They could have a poor track record and are unwilling to help overcome unforeseen problems during the implementation process.

In this eBook “9 Questions Nobody Asks Their ERP Partner...But Should” we’ve asked 18 companies to contribute their insights to provide us with tips to help you choose the right implementation partner. They’ve given personal advice such as:

Keep your initial project at a limited scope. This reduces the challenge on both customer and partner, and also reduces the risk if something goes wrong. Yes, you have a lot of goals, but these may be better achieved in stages. -ICON

There is even a bonus section called “9 warning signs from potential partners to send you running!” in this eBook.

Finding the best partner to help you make the right choices before starting your ERP implementation will save you time, headaches, and money.

Download the full eBook “9 Questions Nobody Asks Their ERP Partner...But Should” at to see how our experts have skillfully chosen questions that will help your company make the best choice in an ERP partner.

Your business management systems are the foundation for your future. Go ahead and ask the

tough questions. Your future depends on it.

Search our directory of Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partners by location, name and industry focus.

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