5 qualities a company should have for a successful ERP implementation

Improve your business processes

An ERP project is a complex undertaking as your implementation partners have to have the right set of experience and skill to be parachuted into a business that has been built with the hard work of the founders and employees over a number of years and "migrate" them onto an encompassing ERP to improve their operations usually in the space of a few months to 1 year depending on size and complexity, in some cases 3 years for global sized companies.

The differing levels of skill sets you would expect to interact with during the course of a program from your implementers would beĀ 

  • Management ConsultantsĀ 
  • Project Managers
  • Finance Managers and Accountants
  • Business Analysts
  • Technical Managers
  • System Architects and Designers

What are the qualities expected of a company embarking on the ERP journey to ensure that the project goes smoothly.

  • Mature business process
  • Documented policies for each department
  • Active governance structure from inception to delivery
  • Dedicated Internal Project Manager that knows the business inside out
  • Willingness to learn and adapt as the project evolves


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