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Clash of the Organizational Change Management Philosophies

Eric Kimberling August 27, 2014 0

As we have outlined in our 2013 Organizational Change Management and Business Process Management Report, organizational change management is one of the key contributors to ERP implementation success and failure. In fact, of the

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Five Common Mistakes in Public Sector ERP Projects

The Consultants' Corner August 26, 2014 0

Any project, ERP or otherwise, will live or die by its project planning. I recently jumped in halfway through an ERP project to find that the project plan was a chocolate mess and had to be

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Five Qualities of an Effective Project Manager

Annalyn Evenstad August 25, 2014 0

Throughout my career, I have seen both great and not-so-great project managers. I have worked with clients who had billions of dollars at stake and could face severe liquidated damages if their products and

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It’s All About Your People – ERP is Just a Tool

The Consultants' Corner August 22, 2014 0

Change is at the core of every ERP project. ERP software requires organizations to change from an old way of doing things to a new way, and employees will have to adapt to this

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The Surprising Future of CRM Systems

Eric Kimberling August 20, 2014 0

We advise our clients on ERP systems on a daily basis, and many of those lessons learned are discussed in our 360 blog. Our blog doesn’t spend as much time discussing Customer Relationship Management

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Lessons Learned From an Oil and Gas ERP Implementation

The Consultants' Corner August 19, 2014 0

Recently, I was fortunate enough to participate in an ERP implementation for a publicly-owned oil and gas organization. Based on my observations during this project I identified four keys to ERP success in the oil and

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YouTube: Five Organizational Change Management Challenges

Panorama Consulting Solutions August 18, 2014 0

One of the most common reasons for ERP failure is a lack of organizational change management. While challenging, change management it is much less painful when you have planned ahead.This webinar clip provides examples

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The Importance of IT Strategy

The Consultants' Corner August 15, 2014 0

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

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YouTube: The Importance of IV&V

Panorama Consulting Solutions August 14, 2014 0

Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) is the key to reduce the risk of ending up on the news as another failed public sector implementation costing tax payers millions of dollars. With increased public scrutiny

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Lessons Learned From Oil and Gas ERP Implementations

Eric Kimberling August 13, 2014 0

ERP implementations provide a variety of lessons that can be applied to any organization or situation – regardless of the industry. ERP implementations in the oil and gas industry are no exception, providing a

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