Tips for Successfully Implementing ERP Systems

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  • 1. TIPS FOR SUCCESSFULERP IMPLEMENTATION PLUM TREE GROUP

2. YOU GOT THIS! 3. SERIOUSLYTHOUGHHOW DOYOUS u c c e s s f u l l yI M PLEM ENT ERP 4. STEP 1 5. BEFORE GETTING STARTED, CREATE A WELLDEFINED BUSINESS OBJECTIVE & IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY.THIS ROADMAP CAN HELP YOU DECIDE WHICHERP SYSTEM IS RIGHT FOR YOUR COMPANY. 6. STEP 2 7. DO YOUR DUE DILIGENCE WHEN CHOOSING ANIMPLEMENTATION SOLUTION PROVIDER.ERP IMPLEMENTATIONS ARE EXPENSIVE & TIME CONSUMINGDO IT RIGHT THE 8. STEP 3 9. EMPLOYEES WILL RESIST CHANGE. MAKE SURE THERE IS SOMEONE TO HELP THEM TRANSITION SMOOTHLY.ENSURE THAT THE VENDORS SUPPORT TEAM IS STRONG ENOUGH TO HOLD YOUR TEAMS HAND EVEN AFTER IMPLEMENTATION. 10. STEP 4 11. INVOLVE TOP MANAGEMENT & END USERS WHEN PREPARING THE SCOPE FOR ERPIMPLEMENTATION.MEET THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE AT THE TOP & THE LITTLE GUYS. THE PEOPLE AT THE MOMENT OFTEN HAVE A BETTER GRASP ON ERP NEEDS. 12. STEP 5 13. EVEN THE GREATEST SYSTEM IS USELESSINVEST IN TRAINING YOUR EMPLOYEES.WITHOUT TRAINING.MAKE SURE YOUR EMPLOYEES CAN TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF ITS FUNCTIONALITY. 14. STEP 6 15. AVOID OVER CUSTOMIZATION OF YOUR ERP.INSTEAD, RESEARCH UNTIL YOU FIND A PRODUCT THAT FITS YOUR BUSINESS OBJECTIVES TO THE TEE.