Topic: Change Management

Focus on Core Processes

The Seventh Deadly Sin of ERP Implementation

Poor change management is perhaps the most avoidable cause of project problems and failure. Resistance to change, even positive change, is normal and expected human behavior – and plans must be made to minimize its impact.
Focus on Core Processes

The Third Deadly Sin of ERP Implementation

The IT department and the C-suite do not own (and may never interact with) your core business processes. So the project team should include key people – end users and functional managers – from across your organization who are regularly involved in those processes.
Focus on Core Processes

The Second Deadly Sin of ERP Implementation

Organizations invest in ERP to enable greater execution and efficiency. So it makes no sense to implement a solution that simply automates your existing processes.
ERP Success Story

Greater Efficiency Requires Organizational Change: Case Study

Pacific Plumbing Supply is a 71-year-old, family-owned and operated company, with 14 branch locations and 200 employees. We weren’t looking to spend the kind of money it would take to implement a modern ERP solution,” Stafford continued, “but we understood that the ROI is in new capabilities and new tools we can use to operate more efficiently.”
Test tubes in blue.

ERP Conversation: ‘Hidden’ Manufacturing Capacity and Smart Technologies

Most manufacturers have a “hidden factory” that runs in parallel to their primary manufacturing plant. It’s the unused capacity caused by quality issues, process inefficiencies, rework, schedule loss, availability loss, and performance loss.
Steel being picked up by robotics.

COVID-19 Poses Unique Challenges to the Steel Industry

Many states have shut down all non-essential businesses – but steel manufacturing is definitely essential.
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Implementing or upgrading an ERP system is a good opportunity for a manufacturer to create lasting business change within an organization. That’s why change management strategies for an ERP project are so important.

An enterprise technology project is a complex and potentially risk-filled process. Wouldn’t it make sense to tap into wisdom from those who have successfully gone before?

This eBook offers informative webcasts, podcasts, white papers, articles, videos and more to create a blueprint for success.

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