While many equate the risks of sun-setting legacy ERP applications with the rigors of implementing new applications, the loss of key personnel prior to an ERP migration could also put an organization in even bigger peril. Many companies have been operating on the same core set of business applications for 15 to 20 years and there is usually
On Thursday May 10th I attended the 13th annual Technology Executive Network (TEN) Conference in Rosemont, IL. In attendance at the conference were over 50 CIOs from the Chicagoland area. The focus of the conference centered on the evolving role of the CIO and the need to combine business savvy with the ability to successfully manage change.
In the midst of a very dynamic business environment, many companies have delayed the decision to migrate their current legacy applications to newer and more robust technology. We continue to see a large number of companies operating their organizations with systems that were implemented in the early nineties. It is quite common to find a vast
If you happen to be in the midst of evaluating your core ERP software, you may be scratching your head figuring out the different deployment options, user types as well as exactly what, how much and when to purchase the different applications and users. Companies that get experienced guidance through negotiating an ERP contract can reap
A new method of deploying ERP solutions that appears to be gaining a significant amount of momentum is the Software as a Service, or SaaS ERP model. Companies that have have traditionally purchased a license and deployed in their own data center can now rent a turnkey package that includes the delivery infrastructure. While SaaS ERP is making