No one goes into a project (especially not a software implementation) with the intent to fail. Along the way, people unwittingly make mistakes. Depending on the size of the mistake, one or two errors during the implementation process might not have such an effect. It’s when there are a series of gaffes that the implementation goes awry. Read on to learn what mistakes can doom an ERP implementation to failure.
Raise your hand if this scenario sounds familiar: you’ve just completed an ERP implementation, but you’re not seeing the results you want at all. The solution doesn’t interact well with your legacy software, and user buy-in is almost nonexistent. What do you do?
How is your ERP implementation going? If the answer isn’t, “Smoothly, thanks,” then you’ve got a problem.
In some cases, the signs are very subtle, and it might be difficult to judge whether you need an ERP expert to help you. However, in other cases, there are bright red flags. Read on to learn what situations warrant bringing in an ERP consultant to save your implementation.