ERP projects are pretty complex and it’s fair to say the landscape is littered with many ‘less than successful’ projects. Large deployments take time and represent a significant corporate investment so it is vital that every effort is made to minimize all risks to project success and to do everything possible to enable an implementation that is on-time, on spec. and on budget.
It’s important to have a formal plan which addresses communication and staff concerns throughout the project, not just an initial fanfare at project launch and final training before go-live. With this in mind it is worth considering investing in formal approach organizational change management as part of any ERP project.
This white paper outlines a number of important factors that contribute to the attainment of project goals and help ensure a successful outcome in any ERP implementation.