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Posts Tagged ‘What makes ERP implementation successful’

3 Factors to Consider When Evaluating ERP Partners

  If your company has been growing consistently for the past few years and your brand, products, and services are stronger than ever it may be time to take the next step and replace your legacy ERP solution. The process of selecting an ERP platform that is right for your company can be intimidating, but […]

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Two Crucial Elements of a Successful Microsoft Dynamics GP Implementation

Having performed hundreds of Microsoft Dynamics GP implementations over the years, we have addressed many questions from clients before, during and after the engagement process. Many wonder if their way is the best way to deploy Dynamics GP while others ask what the recipe is to make sure the implementation is successful.  One lesson we […]

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6 Must-Ask Questions When Interviewing ERP Implementation Firms

There’s more to enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects than selecting the right technology. You’re also tasked with choosing a firm to successfully deploy that solution. And when you consider the substantial cost and inherent risks of ERP, the stakes are high in finding the best partner for the job.
What should you look for in an implementation partner? What questions should you ask? Here are 6 questions to give you deeper insight into whether an implementation firm is a good fit for your project.

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Why IT Projects Have Such a Bad Reputation

Projects fail for a number of reasons; one of the main reasons is usually due to a very high probability that there is a miscommunication with regard to a project’s requirements, time frames, or objectives. Communication gaps are usually the catalyst for IT project failures since expectations are not clear from the beginning. Before you […]

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Manage your Data Before ERP Software Installation

Some companies are lucky enough to start an ERP Software implementation from scratch, but most of us have data overload and need to manage the information before installing the software.  Making the decision to invest in ERP software is the easy step.  Working with your vendor to install the software and transfer your existing data […]

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5 Reasons You Should Think Twice About Self-Implementing Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)

When you make an investment in something as large as an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution, the sticker shock can sometimes make you lose sight of why you were investing in the first place.  After making the investment in Microsoft Dynamics AX some companies contemplate different ways to ‘save’ and consider doing the implementation themselves.  […]

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How to Achieve Success in an ERP Implementation Project: A Matter of Expectations.

A few years ago I read an article entitled “No Crystal Ball for I.T.” in CIO magazine.  Since then, I frequently refer to this article when talking to potential customers, because it holds great truths related to the difficulties and inconsistencies found in ERP implementation projects.  These conversations usually help create the right expectations about […]

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Looking for a Consulting Company to Implement an ERP System? Here is what to look for.

If you have already decided that your company needs a world-class ERP solution like Dynamics GP, choosing the right firm to implement it is probably more important than the product selection itself.  An ERP solution is as good as the consulting company that implements it. In the case of Dynamics GP, there is a network […]

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Why You’re Hesitant To Make A Software Change And Why You No Longer Have To Be!

According to many or most sociologists, people do not adapt well to change.  We are “creatures of habit” and we naturally react to our environment instead of changing it.  According to this Benchmark Preview for 2010, our avoidance to change proves to be true within the software world as well.  “Over 53% of implementing organizations […]

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