Organizations certainly want to move quickly to begin reaping the benefits of the new ERP system as soon as possible, but Lisa Anderson, Manufacturing and Supply Chain expert and president of LMA Consulting Group, cautions that it’s better to take the time to get the vendor selection process right than to rush into something that you might regret down the road.
From laying the organizational groundwork to planning for the long haul, IT experts offer insights on how to make this challenging business transformation smooth and successful.
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are the backbone of modern businesses. The agility afforded by a modern ERP system backed by honed business processes can help any company compete in today’s business environment, which has been severely affected by supply chain disruptions as well as disruptions to traditional business operations due to employees working from home due to COVID.
If your organization has cobbled together point solutions or limped along with a legacy, on-premises ERP platform, it may be time to invest in overhauling how your business operates.
An ERP implementation or migration can be a daunting prospect, especially for organizations with antiquated business processes customized to fit the limited functionality of their current enterprise stack. The following tips, however, can help organizations select the right ERP vendor and implement the new system with a minimum amount of pain, and a maximum amount of success.