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How to Use the “Rule of Five” to Estimate Your ERP System Implementation

Estimating the time and cost required for an ERP implementation is serious business. In my experience, unrealistic expectations surrounding implementation planning is one of the key root causes for ERP systems failures. Our 2016 ERP Report shows that a majority of organizations take longer and spend more money than expected to implement their ERP systems.…

How to Develop an IT Strategy That Aligns With Your Enterprise and IT Strategy

Too often, companies jump right into selecting new ERP software without first understanding their overarching enterprise and IT strategy. It’s an easy mistake to make when your current systems seem so dated compared to newer options in the industry, but it typically leads to disappointment. A disconnect between the strategic direction of your overall company…

Business and Technology Predictions for the Year 2020

A man by the name of Dennis Gabor once said, “We cannot predict the future, but we can invent it.” In the ERP industry we have the ability to look at data collected over the last several years to see where trends are shaping the future of enterprise resource planning. Late last year we published…

Developing a Successful Public Sector IT Strategy

A number of government organizations are considering the idea of merging internal IT departments and infrastructure by sharing service arrangements. There are financial savings and potential operational advantages to this approach. Relying on one, centralized IT organization ensures improved performance, better security measures and synergistic resilience. Due to budget pressures, changing work habits and citizens’…

YouTube: Checklist for Deciding Between SaaS and On-premise ERP

Over the last several years, an increasing number of organizations are turning to cloud ERP systems to replace their on-premise solutions. This webinar clip includes a checklist for determining which deployment option makes the most sense for your organization. For more webinars on ERP software selection, visit our On-Demand Webinar page. For more YouTube videos…

What is the (Surprising) Future of Cloud ERP?

Last week, we published our 2014 ERP Report, which shared some interesting trends among hundreds of global ERP implementations completed within the last year. While some of the trends are no surprise – such as the fact that most implementations still take longer than expected, cost more than expected, and fail to deliver the expected…

YouTube: Social, Mobile, Cloud – The New Era of ERP Solutions

Today, midmarket organizations need to do more with less and become as productive as possible while providing the highest levels of customer service. To do so, they need easy and immediate access to the tools and information they need to do their jobs within one browser session. Traditional ERP systems can often hinder productivity, overwhelming…