Objective ERP Insights

ERP Implementations – Know your Corporate Culture

Welcome back to my periodic Objective ERP Insights blog that shares insights and best practices around ERP implementations based on our years of providing objective advisory in this area. Our intention is that these insights are relevant to CEO’s, CFO’s, Controllers,...

read more

Change Management Required, Right?

About this time of year, organizations shooting for an ERP upgrade to be “live” by December 31 are finding the process is increasingly stressful on their organizations. That’s par for the course in the upgrade business. It would be intriguing to know what percentage...

read more

Things to Include in Your ERP Upgrade Budget

After a brief summer hiatus, I’m back with my monthly unbiased perspective on the business software environment. This month we answer the following question: “What should be included in the ERP upgrade budget??” If you’re considering an ERP upgrade in the coming year,...

read more

Critical Success Factors for Your ERP Upgrade

I’m back with my monthly unbiased perspective on the business software environment. This month’s theme:  “Begin with the End in Mind”  Certainly you’ve heard the above quote before (thank you Stephen Covey).  It can trigger thoughts about how it might apply to many...

read more

Avoid a Big Disappointment with Your ERP Upgrade

I’m back with my monthly unbiased perspective on the business software environment. (See prior email content and thought leadership here). This month’s theme: “Didn’t we already discuss this?” Our approach: a longer-than-usual discussion, below – based on a troubling...

read more

Accountability and the ERP Upgrade Process

Happy March – already! I’m back with my monthly unbiased perspective on the business software environment. Before I get too far along, know that this topic, Accountability, is one that could fill a book or more, even if it relates to the narrow focus of an...

read more