What Do the Next Generation of ERP Consultants Look Like?



The primary function of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) consultant is to assist organizations in their transition towards new or updated ERP software systems. ERP consultants exist to help advise and provide their experience to your company’s ERP project. They can help with parts of the life-cycle of an ERP project, or, the full life-cycle from matching your business with the best software to handling internal changes as a result of the implementation. With the growing demand for ... Read more >

Putting together the right ERP team



So your company is about to embark on an IT or ERP system upgrade or implementation project. Although your staff would like to do the process analysis, planning, setup, and delivery, they simply cannot—it is beyond their normal workload, and may even be beyond their expertise. So how do you get the right company or consultants in place to assist your team that fits your budget? As the economy recovers, this is the new “age old” question that hundreds of businesses are facing worldwide. Many ... Read more >

ERP consulting: How to handle nuances of an ERP consultant



While ERP consultants can be expensive, if used properly, they can save time and money while employing a more trouble-free system for your business. Implementation consultants are neither super heroes nor villains; however, if they are good, they bring valuable knowledge to your ERP project and transfer it effectively. That’s worth paying for.  How can you use them properly, and get your bang for your buck? Read on for more tips and guidance. The foremost purpose of an ERP consultant is ... Read more >

Value Your Resources!



It is no secret that top resources have amazing value if you get the right one, especially in the IT and ERP industry. Several top-notch ERP consulting companies are noticing that their hiring expenses are going through the roof in 2013. The question is: why? The financial implications of a bad IT and ERP hire are astronomical. If you don’t value your resources then you are stuck replacing talented candidates.  It is simple math on why the costs go up: your staff spend dozens of hours creating ... Read more >

Deciphering “The Playbook” – What your ERP vendor doesn’t want you to know



Are you considering the daunting task of obtaining a new ERP system? If so, the following is a must read to get you started, and to help you weed out the fluff and focus on the functionality and fit that matters the most to YOU not to your ERP Vendor. It is important to understand that every ERP and EHR vendor has a “Playbook” that they will try to follow to make every sale. This does not necessarily mean they will take a cookie-cutter approach. Nevertheless, rest assured, they will always try ... Read more >