The Benefits of Radical ERP Implementation Controls

When the implementation control techniques described in this website are used by a team with proper talent and capacity, the following results can be achieved. This is in stark contrast to typical ERP implementations.

Improved ERP Implementation Execution:

  • Enhanced cost savings through improved consultant usage efficiency.
  • Reduced project duration, enabling earlier realization of ERP benefits.
  • Efficient execution of duties by internal ERP project team members with reduced stress.
  • Significant containment of ERP implementation project risk.

Better Support for Business Processes Across the Enterprise:

  • Standardization of enterprise business processes with appropriate business unit flexibility.
  • Improved collaboration among departments, employees, and business partners.
  • Formalization and preservation of "tribal knowledge" in business.
  • Establishment of resilient ERP process support, so hundreds of stand-alone spreadsheets, paper forms, and point applications can be retired.

Achievement of Enhanced ERP Process Metrics and Reporting:

  • Increased options for and confidence in metrics based on improved data validation and business process execution rules.
  • Retirement of stand-alone process support and metric tools, enhancing the quality of ERP-based metrics.
  • Thorough utilization of dashboards, notifications, and exception-based metrics.

Strategic results:

The long-term and strategic benefits resulting from the ERP implementation control techniques outlined in this document include:

  • Establishment of a framework supporting continuous ERP improvement efforts post-implementation.
  • Increased ability to respond to opportunities and market challenges.
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction and positive effects on sales.
  • Implementation of efficient and effective workflows to boost employee productivity and reduce stress.
  • Mitigation of the risk of competitors achieving superior results ahead of time.

ERP Selection – Cornell Pump

Negotiating ERP costs is complicated and the ERP software vendors take advantage of the buyer’s lack of experience. SoftSelect’s experience and influence helped us level the playing field. We clearly saved money and lowered our long term risk.

Jeff Markham

ERP Selection – Leupold & Stevens

Long term ERP license costs were initially very difficult to calculate. Working with SoftSelect we were able to insist on a predicable ERP license fee approach and achieve much lower initial and ongoing license fee costs.

Paul Castle

ERP Selection – Provo Craft

SoftSelect was a great partner throughout the process of choosing an ERP solution. They helped us control the terms throughout the ERP buying process, and we achieved impressive results in reduced ERP license fees. Having an experienced partner like SoftSelect, helped us negotiate for the products we need and set our expectations for the process of implementing these solutions.

Nate White
Nate White, COO, Provocraft

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