Tag Archives “Project Management”

Navigating the Three Stages of ERP Stress

A complex project like an ERP implementation will likely be a stressful experience. With this anticipation, it is important to understand and plan for the stages of stress that your organization and its employees will undergo. The three stages of ERP stress are not very different from the stages of stress in other areas of our lives. […]

Five Tips for Keeping Your ERP Implementation On-Schedule

A successful and on-time ERP project never happens by accident. Behind every successful public sector ERP implementation there is a project manager who has taken the time to define project scope, assess resource commitment and set expectations and priorities. Although keeping a large-scale ERP project on-schedule is challenging for even the best project manager, we […]

Three Tips for Avoiding ERP Failure

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 the learning process both for individuals and organizations. However, not learning from mistakes and repeated patterns will cause projects to fail […]

Three Tips for Avoiding ERP Failure

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 the learning process both for individuals and organizations. However, not learning from mistakes and repeated patterns will cause projects to fail […]

Three Tips for Avoiding ERP Failure

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 the learning process both for individuals and organizations. However, not learning from mistakes and repeated patterns will cause projects to fail […]

The Seven Deadly Sins of ERP Project Management

Almost all project management disasters have a common pathology. Even if the participants are well-intentioned, the same issues surface in the after-action reviews of failed projects. Poor project management is composed of seven common sins that organizations should review before and during a project to avoid ERP failure. Envy. The first deadly sin is a […]

The High Price of Poor Communication in ERP Implementations

Communications is often cited as a critical success factor in ERP implementations. In fact, according to our experience and research, ineffective organizational change management and poor communications are often among the top contributors to ERP failures. Supporting Panorama’s view that effective communication is fundamental to ERP implementation success, the Project Management Institute recently published a […]