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Governance Structures that Work: ERP Core Teams

Eric Kimberling August 21, 2013 0

As we all put the finishing touches on summer break and move into the ‘back to school’ season, many of us are also getting serious about planning for new ERP implementations in Q4 2013

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How to Successfully Implement an ERP System in a Faraway Land

The Consultants' Corner August 2, 2013 0

ERP implementations are tough. They are long, drawn-out affairs with seemingly endless challenges. But as difficult as they can be stateside, they can be even more so overseas. Cultural signifiers, strategies for success and

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The High Price of Poor Communication in ERP Implementations

Eric Kimberling July 31, 2013 0

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

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What Your Project Manager Really Wants for Christmas

The Consultants' Corner December 21, 2012 0

In my last blog post, I mentioned that to ignore project governance is a very quick way to make your project manager (PM) curl up in a corner and cry – and that is

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Recovering From ERP Bankruptcy

Eric Kimberling March 23, 2012 0

As a follow-up to our recent post, Avoiding Bankruptcy From an ERP Implementation: Three Dirty Secrets, we’d like to take it to the next level and discuss how an organization actually can recover from

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New Infor Solutions Improve Performance, Bring Rapid ROI to Mid-Market

Infor September 13, 2010 0

ATLANTA – Sep 13, 2010 – Infor, the leading provider of business software for mid-market customers, today announced a new breed of business application, Infor Express. To address companies’ industry-specific needs, Infor has combined

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Overcoming ERP Project Fatigue

The Consultants' Corner May 11, 2010 1

It’s inevitable. It’s often ignored as part of the ERP selection and implementation process. Yet ERP project fatigue jeopardizes the quality and timeliness of deliverables. It also decreases job satisfaction for some of your

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One Key Reason Why 72% of ERP System Implementations Fail

Eric Kimberling March 9, 2010 7

Our 2010 ERP Report, of which the first installment was published last month, outlines several metrics that are of interest to most CIOs, COOs, and other executives about to embark on an ERP system

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Seven Tips for Effectively Managing an ERP Implementation’s Planning and Configuration Meetings

The Consultants' Corner March 5, 2010 0

I recently joined Panorama as an ERP consultant and as such, I was assigned to newly launched ERP implementation. As I become acquainted with the project, I’m reminded of my initial revelations on conducting

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Managing Your Distribution Software After Go Live

Eric Kimberling February 15, 2010 0

If you have ever been intimately involved with the acquisition of new distribution software, you know what it’s like to experience the thrill of purchasing and implementing the new software package. It’s both exciting

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