Project Management

RISK

Resources to Help Manage Risk During an ERP Project

It’s a challenge for project teams to manage risk during an ERP project. We know as an independent ERP consulting firm with extensive experience in ERP selection and implementation projects that no enterprise software implementation project comes without some risk.

READ MORE
Change

4 Questions About Change Management and ERP

In our experience as an independent ERP consultant team, an ERP selection and implementation initiative is only successful with an understanding that the process is much more than just swapping out legacy software or tweaking a few IT solutions.

READ MORE
Darts in center of dart board

Finding the Right ERP Consultant

ERP projects are difficult and complex. Which is why the expertise and experience of an ERP consultant is highly valuable, and often necessary for a successful project and, ultimately, the realization of critical benefits. How do you find and select the right ERP consultant for your company?

READ MORE
Business man pushing start button.

Starting an ERP Project? Start Here

For most ERP project teams, starting an ERP project is a daunting task. It’s common for selection teams to get pulled into a variety of directions, often losing focus because they are responding to pressing demands and fighting for internal resources to drive effective ERP selection.

READ MORE
Analytics illustration.

ERP Implementation Go-Live Checklist

A lot can go wrong when an ERP system goes live. Critical severity defects, security holes and other technical problems can cause disruption, wreak havoc on operations, bring your business to a dead stop, and even result in multi-million-dollar lawsuits.

READ MORE
Three large darts in dart board

What is the Role of an Independent ERP Consultant?

We find that most mid-market manufacturing and distribution organizations are challenged when selecting and implementing new ERP technologies. The reasons center on project scale, skills, resources and experience. Which is where an independent ERP consultant comes in. Expertise is valuable.

READ MORE
Professional team gathered around a table talking.

What is the Role of an ERP Consultant?

We often talk with manufacturers and distributors about their enterprise technology initiatives, and the specific role of an ERP consultant. It’s important the company understands the value Ultra’s independent ERP consultant team can deliver to their organization.

READ MORE
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.

READ MORE
Team reviewing information on laptop.

Your Checklist to Find the Best ERP Consultants

A handy checklist helps manufacturing, distributing companies locate the best ERP consultants.

We often talk with manufacturers and distributors about their enterprise technology initiatives, and the specific role an ERP consultant can play in evaluation, selection and implementation.

READ MORE
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.”

READ MORE
Scroll to Top