The selection and implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning system is perhaps one of the most traumatic and demanding undertakings for an organization. With a structured, proven and reliable process, the selection can now be made with a greater level of confidence. In fact, the selection is an opportunity to solidify the management team behind a vision for the future. ERP Systems are utilized in all industries and range from entry level through the Tier I and Tier II system levels.
In order to compete and grow, management reaches a logical conclusion to transform their business with the improvements promised in ERP systems. They are attracted to the many benefits including flexibility, reduced time and costs in the product or service fulfillment process, or increased efficiency when collaborating with customers. Unfortunately, there are many stories of ERP system implementations that failed to meet those expectations. The issues usually point back to the beginning of the implementation process, selecting the right ERP system.