Our Methodology

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

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?

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Ultra's Insights

Change just ahead

Distribution Q&A: Lessons Learned from the Pandemic – and Smart Changes to Make

Many distributors struggled in the COVID-19 pandemic. But that is old news. What’s interesting – and important – now is to look at how distributors reacted and adapted to a suddenly (and fundamentally) changed business environment, determine the lessons learned from the unprecedented disruption, and identify the changes required to be ready for the (inevitable) disruptions to come.

Video: 5 Big Mistakes to Avoid in ERP Software Selection

The ERP software you choose will affect the way you conduct business for years to come, and it will impact virtually every business function. It’s a significant investment, too. So it’s critical to find a solution suited to your industry and your company’s unique needs. Whether or not you manufacture industrial equipment, you'll learn how to choose the right ERP solution for your organization in this excerpt from a recent webinar.

Top 10 Distribution KPIs: Our Experts Discuss Today’s Most Critical Metrics

In today's new now, it’s important for distributors to do everything they can to shave costs, increase revenue and boost profitability. The question – and challenge – is identifying the processes and functions where efficiencies, pennies and a tenth of a percentage point in margin improvement can be found. The right metrics will make the answer clear.
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