Why hiring an ERP Strategic consultant?
It is the opportunity to get an independent support to create a strategy which seamlessly drives an integration of a Company's legacy systems into the new ERP, minimising risks of an ERP implementation and ensuring benefits realisation. ERP selection needs to ensure that the solution can guarantee the expected benefits, a proper resources utilisation and the ROI.
An independent and professional ERP Strategy helps to understand:
Which are the Strategic Business Goals the ERP needs to Support
What are the right solutions and features which meet evolving business needs
How to determine the Business Capabilities which can be included in ERP Scope
How to clarify if the Company needs a new solution or add-ons or integrations
The methodology and approach can help the Customer to avoid common problems and pitfalls during and after the implementation:
Failing in supporting the future business goals
Failing in effectively integrate process
Escalating organisational and IT costs
ERP selection is the most critical phase where the Company has the opportunity to pick the suitable solution among the options carefully investigated.
It can also be considered as the critical moment to assess and reduce the risks' impact on budget, time and scope.
What is expected from an ERP selection process:
Getting the most cost-effective ERP solution
Minimising the risks during the selection process and then related to the future implementation
Optimising e the total costs of ownership (TCO)