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Five Reasons Why ERP Implementation ROI is so Elusive

Eric Kimberling September 17, 2014 0

The other day, I was speaking with a CIO at one of our US-based ERP implementation clients. As we were discussing the project, he shared that his biggest fear and concern is that he

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Tuesday Poll: ERP Business Benefits

Panorama Consulting Solutions September 16, 2014 0

According to Panorama’s 2014 ERP Report, over half of the respondents said that their organization realized less than 50% of their expected benefits with their ERP system. What level of business benefits is your organization

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How a Government ERP System is Like a Cookie Jar, and What Happens When the Cookies are Gone

The Consultants' Corner September 16, 2014 0

ERP systems, like cookies, are best if kept as one, integrated jar – everyone knows where to find the cookies, there is no confusion as to the number of cookies, and you can accurately

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Would You Show Your Customers Your ERP System?

The Consultants' Corner September 15, 2014 0

It goes without saying that the best foot should always be forward when it comes to your customers. Products and services provided to customers are generally the most polished aspect of an enterprise as

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Four Tips for ERP Success That I Learned From My Cat

The Consultants' Corner September 12, 2014 0

I recently took a trip home to visit my cat and my family, but mainly my cat. My cat, Ketzel, demonstrates all of the stereotypical cat behaviors: the ability to sleep 27 hours a

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ERP: Non Sequitur or No-brainer for Nonprofits?

The Consultants' Corner September 11, 2014 0

While nonprofit organizations are designed to help others, it is ironic that they sometimes are not able to help themselves. Nonprofits are confronted with challenges and difficult tasks when it comes to providing services

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Microsoft Dynamics vs Infor vs Epicor: Navigating the Tier II ERP Vendors

Eric Kimberling September 10, 2014 0

In my blog published last week, I provided some insight on what to expect from SAP and Oracle over the next several years. While this topic always generates a good deal of interest from

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Challenges With International ERP Implementations

The Consultants' Corner September 9, 2014 0

We understand that international ERP implementations are challenging – implementing ERP software in Japan is a different world than implementing in France. There are the obstacles that automatically come to mind for international ERP

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Three Tips for Avoiding ERP Failure

Annalyn Evenstad September 8, 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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Five Change Management Strategies for Global ERP Implementations

The Consultants' Corner September 5, 2014 0

One of the biggest mistakes we see with ERP projects is not realizing the need for organizational change management. I have heard, directly and indirectly, from project team leads that those in the corner

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