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Three Tips for Avoiding ERP Failure

The Consultants' Corner April 24, 2014 0

All of us have participated in projects that have not gone as smoothly as we had hoped. Most of us will probably experience failed projects again in our lives because failure is part of

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Three Things to Consider When Developing an ERP Implementation Strategy

Eric Kimberling April 23, 2014 1

Determining the best ERP implementation strategy can be tricky. It sounds easy enough: define what you need, design and configure the system, run some testing, train the employees and boom – you’re in business.

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Tuesday Poll: ERP Projects and Subway Sandwiches

Panorama Consulting Solutions April 22, 2014 0

Over the past few months we have posted a couple of blogs comparing ERP successes and failures to Subway sandwiches (the most recent article can be read here). What type of Subway sandwich represents

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Five Differences Between ERP Failure and a Car Crash

The Consultants' Corner April 21, 2014 0

Contrary to the beliefs of many, an ERP implementation is far more than a large IT project. It affects stakeholders in every functional area, and if it fails, it has dramatic consequences throughout an

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An IT Strategy That Would Please Charlie Sheen!

The Consultants' Corner April 18, 2014 0

There is a belief that a new ERP system by itself will turn around a struggling business or make a thriving business more successful. As exciting as a new ERP system can be, servers,

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How ERP Failures are Not Like Delicious Subway Sandwiches

Eric Kimberling April 16, 2014 0

A few months ago, I wrote a blog about how effective ERP implementations are much like Subway sandwiches (read the original post here). As it turns out, I happen to be a big fan

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Don’t Stink up the Place! Make Sure Your Consultants are the Right Cultural Fit

The Consultants' Corner April 14, 2014 0

A couple weeks ago, Panorama’s founder and managing partner, Eric Kimberling posted a blog titled, How to Find the ERP Consultant That’s the Best Cultural Fit, where he detailed cultural considerations for choosing an

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Vendor Snapshot: Sage

The Consultants' Corner April 11, 2014 0

Founded in 1981, the Sage Group plc has offices on nearly every continent where they provide software to over six million customers. As a leading supplier of business management software and services, Sage focuses

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Vendor Snapshot: CGI

The Consultants' Corner April 10, 2014 0

Founded by Serge Godin and Andre Imbeau in 1976, CGI is located in 40 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific. CGI offers a wide array of solutions including asset finance management, case

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Top Five Predictions for the ERP Software Industry in 2020

Eric Kimberling April 9, 2014 0

Each year, we make our predictions for the ERP software industry for the following year. Sometimes we get it right and sometimes we’re off base, so it’s clearly not an easy feat to predict

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