ERP System Selection Methdology

Ultra's unique and proven methodology organizes our core services into four phases, comprising the business transformation lifecycle.

Business Process Improvement

We build a foundation for your transformation by understanding your unique requirements, assessing your current state, showing you what's possible with modern solutions, developing a desired future state and optimizing your core processes.

 

  • Set up the project team structure
  • Select team members
  • Plan and schedule reporting

Enterprise Technology Selection

As your ERP business management consultant, we guide your company through an unbiased, comprehensive and highly structured process designed to determine your best-fit solution – one that will meet your unique requirements, scale with your business and enable your future vision.

  • Determine potential vendors and solution capabilities
  • Identify industry experience of potential vendors
  • Identify solutions well-suited to industry
  • Identify potential implementation partners

Solution Implementation Management

We combine a flexible, proven implementation methodology and exceptional project management expertise to reduce your risk, accelerate time-to-benefit, drive ROI and deliver success.

  • Develop project plan and timeline
  • Determine change management strategy
  • Create project teams
  • Assign team members' roles and responsibilities

Business Value Realization

We combine industry best practices, process maturity-focused projects, software enhancements and your new capabilities to sustain process improvements, close the value circle and ensure you maximize the benefits of your ERP solution.

  • Perform a process maturity assessment
  • Review pain points
  • Review financial reports
  • Review organizational structure
  • Review KPIs
  • Review process inventory
  • Determine opportunities for added value
  • Develop case for change
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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.

Ultra's Insights

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What is Business Process Improvement (BPI)? And Why is it Important?

The primary function of an ERP solution is to help your organization efficiently and effectively execute core business processes. And when you concentrate on streamlining and integrating your processes, you virtually ensure that you will realize improved productivity, accelerated workflows and lower operational costs – benefits that drive higher business performance.
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15 Causes of ERP Project Failure

A modern ERP solution can enable extraordinary new efficiencies, provide valuable new capabilities, deliver critical insight and, ultimately, supercharge your organization. But it is one of the most complex, time-consuming and high-risk projects your organization will ever undertake. And it’s easy to make mistakes – like these 15 – that will result in failure.
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Less Angst, More Savings: How to Negotiate the Best Software Deal (Video)

Acquiring complicated ERP software and enterprise solutions is, um, complicated. And negotiating the best-possible deal is difficult – and not something organizations do often. Most companies end up paying more than they should – for years. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We asked Ultra Senior Consultant Ernie Eichenbaum, an expert in effective negotiation, for his advice. Learn how he approaches the software contract process in this excerpt from a recent webinar.
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