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YouTube: 10 ERP Selection Tips From the Pros at Panorama – Part 3

This webinar clip will explore the ways companies can evaluate and find the right ERP software for their organizations. Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Client Services at Panorama, this is a must-see for any organization looking to select new ERP software. This is the third part of a five part series. Check back next […]

Posted: April 23, 2015 by
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What to Look for When Hiring a Consultant for the Public Sector

While many firms claim to be “ERP consultants,” claiming is not the same as actually being a competent and seasoned ERP consultant, particularly in the public sector. What is a government CIO or G6 to do when an ERP system is required? How do they find a consultant who will streamline their processes, provide sage advice and deliver a successful […]

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Key Findings From the 2015 ERP Report

For the ninth consecutive year, we have published our annual report outlining results from the last year’s ERP implementations. The 2015 ERP Report, which quantifies results from 562 implementations across the globe, provides compelling data helpful to those beginning an enterprise software initiative. For this year’s survey, Panorama partnered with Mint Jutras, an independent research-based […]

Posted: April 22, 2015 by
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Three Ways to Recover From Your Failed ERP Implementation

Recovering from a failing public sector project is an incredibly difficult process. It can require a change in project scope, a hard look at requirements, an introduction of new methodologies and clear project controls. In some extreme situations, the project team and consultants may need to be replaced.  After a sobering, no holds barred assessment; the […]

Posted: April 21, 2015 by
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How to Navigate International ERP Implementations

Everyone loves a party and ERP project kick-offs are no exception. It’s a chance to talk about change, envision the future, meet people in your organization you may have had little or no interaction with.  While people may say that they like change, functional areas, country offices and organizations don’t like the change that a […]

Posted: April 20, 2015 by
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The Importance of IT Strategy

Dependent upon the size and growth of an organization, opinions on the importance of IT strategy can vary. A current audit of your organization’s infrastructure, staff and budget can give you a baseline to benchmark against during organizational and IT changes. Gathering quantitative and qualitative data regarding IT can be overwhelming if it is done […]

Posted: April 17, 2015 by
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YouTube: 10 ERP Selection Tips From the Pros at Panorama – Part 2

This webinar clip will explore the ways companies can evaluate and find the right ERP software for their organizations. Hosted by January Paulk, Director of Client Services at Panorama, this is a must-see for any organization looking to select new ERP software. This is the second part of a five part series. Check back next […]

Posted: April 16, 2015 by
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Understanding Public Sector ERP Vendors: What They Say vs What They Mean

The public sector is popular right now with ERP vendors and system integrators. Large vendors like Oracle, SAP, Microsoft and Infor are boosting their R&D funding and smaller vendors are also jumping in. But public sector projects offer a special set of challenges that shouldn’t be underestimated by these new vendors – or by the […]

Posted: April 16, 2015 by
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Five ERP Change Management Strategies to Promote Growth

While many ERP system initiatives are intended to help replace outdated legacy systems, our clients typically leverage new systems to help them promote and prepare for growth. Whether their plans are to grow through organic growth, mergers, acquisitions or all of the above, our focus is on how to help our clients scale for future […]

Posted: April 15, 2015 by
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The Importance of Conducting an ERP ROI Analysis

While organizations initiate ERP projects for a variety of reasons, a substantial return on investment (ROI) is a motivation for most, if not all, organizations. A business case outlining the costs, expected benefits and ROI of an ERP implementation is an integral part to initiating an ERP project. For many organizations, a business case is […]

Posted: April 14, 2015 by
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