First 6 Questions to Ask for Your Enterprise (ERP) Vision Statement

Posted by Gerry Poe


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Within an Enterprise Software (ERP) vision statement, there are really two aspects of ERP management: People and Technology.  ERP software packages impacts the entire organization and affects nearly every employee. There are cases where an ERP project manager may not know who will be affected which leads to unexpected surprises.  Mismanaged ERP implementation can lead to a extra-ordinary loss of time and money.  The sheer size and complexity of ERP implementation makes managing these projects difficult. 



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Tags: ERP Assessment, ERP Checklist, Enterprise Assessment

10 Strategic Phases of an ERP Software Readiness Checklist

Posted by Gerry Poe


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Enterprise software project communications, from curiosity to deployment, involves your company's best, brightest and most well paid employees. Accounting software is by no means a trifle exercise for anyone involved. Your company must see the costs before any purchase is made, during the vetting process, post selection, installation, training and implementation and finally go live cut-over success date. A study done in 2012 indicated that companies spend approximately 2-man-years on systems discovery to up to 7 years before a go-live is achieved. Let's hope we can reduce your costs and frustration.



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Tags: ERP Assessment, Enterprise Assessment, Food & Beverage, Business Strategy

Benefits of SQL Server and ERP for Enterprise Performance Scalability

Posted by Gerry Poe


erp sql databaseDiscussion on Benefits of SQL Server and ERP for Enterprise Scalability
SQL databases have been running businesses for decades. Still some companies are using non-relational databases called "flat-file" data. These databases have limited size, functional restrictions, compatibility and reliability issues. Combined, they cost more to operate business and restrict enterprise scalability and performance.



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Tags: ERP Assessment, Enterprise Software, Enterprise Systems, Enterprise Sustainability

The Future of ERP: An Enterprise First Approach

Posted by Gerry Poe


enterprise systems expertERP is embracing a new world of consumerized technology focused on the employees as enterprise' resource experts. Explore how an enterprise-first ERP can make use of social, mobile and cloud technologies to give workers the freedom and flexibility they desire to drive company productivity.



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Tags: Enterprise Systems, Enterprise Software, ERP Assessment, Enterprise Sustainability

APICS Guidelines for ERP - Preface and Purpose

Posted by Gerry Poe


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Implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a major corporate project that must have a clear vision, well defined objectives and must have a predetermined reasonable rate of return on the investment. i.e.: The rate of return can be measured by the improvement in net income.

Studies are revealing. The majority of ERP implementations are failing to achieve the anticipated return on investment. According to Carol Ptak, past President of APICS, approximately 60 to 90 percent of companies implementing ERP systems fail to meet their ROI objectives.



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Tags: ERP Assessment, ERP Implementation

Busy ERP Workers Fail to Keep up with Industry Trends

Posted by Gerry Poe


erp software trendsUnderstanding the external forces which impact your business is much more difficult than staying in touch with  internal trends.  To stay in touch with the industry trends requires discipline and time and may or may not directly impact the bottom line.  To stick your head in the sand and ignore the trends will have your staff busy and diligent while using the expensive enterprise software even as your company is headed down a dead-end.



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Tags: ERP Assessment, Business Planning

Maximizing Enterprise Software for Growth and Profitability

Posted by Gerry Poe


erpprofit2Once the essential ERP questions related to customers are answered and understood, unraveling the perplexities for growth and profitability is of high interest to all stakeholders.  We will keep the questions simple because the objective is to maximize the enterprise resource planning (ERP) software within the organization.



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Tags: Enterprise Software, ERP Assessment, ERP Checklist, Forecasting

Enterprise Mission Critical Evaluates the Heart of Business

Posted by Gerry Poe


mission statementUnderstanding the true purpose of the business becomes complicated when adding new leaders and staff.  With a mission statement and a team aligned, barriers to success are removed.



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Tags: Business Planning, ERP Assessment, Enterprise Assessment

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