The Delicate Dance of OCM and ERP

March 2019 | ERP & Organizational Change Management We often hear change is a constant, but the reality is most workers thrive on repetitive routines they perform day in, day out. This can include the satisfaction of completing tasks within a timeframe. Take manufacturing jobs for example, where responsibilities are often clearly defined and measured.…

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Configure Price Quote Software – An ERP Advisor’s Perspective

March 2019 | CPQ, Recurring Revenue Software, Payment Automation As ERP consultants we are experienced in all types of software relating to revenue cycle automation or recurring revenue. One type of automation that falls under this umbrella is configure price quote (CPQ) software. This technology was designed to improve the process of creating sales quotes…

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Tax Cuts Fund a Trend in ERP Spending

I wanted to start this blog with the above title, but it’s just not true (yet). It’s been a while since Congress passed the big corporate tax cut for businesses in late 2017. While not all businesses benefitted in the same way, businesses have benefitted. So, where’s the money from tax savings going? Three trends…

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Surprises You Don’t Want During Your ERP Implementation

Experience has taught us to always anticipate surprises during ERP implementations. Planning for them and how you deal with them may be more important than the surprises themselves. ERP project teams should be prepared to deal with issues or surprises to mitigate damage or delays. As ERP consultants we have seen it all. We often…

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To Upgrade Your ERP System or Not: Making a Compelling Business Case

An ERP application needs to be maintained to benefit your business, and upgrading periodically is important. Maybe your platform is long overdue for an upgrade. Unfortunately, you can’t just go forward—there are costs and people involved, after all. Your first step: make your case to the key decision makers at your company that upgrading your…

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Dos and Don’ts for the ERP Selection Process

Navigating the steps of an ERP implementation is not easy. There are certain things you need to pay attention to and many things to avoid. Here are our top dos and don’ts for your next ERP selection: Do make sure you know what modules to include in your ERP. Even if the team of people…

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