One of the most compelling questions faced by a manufacturing company is how to effectively organize an ERP project, and use ERP for an effective change management process.
- This paper shares seven tried and true strategies for manufacturers to effectively manage an ERP selection project.
- The initial series of steps range from thoroughly analyzing expected ROI, to setting and communicating the priority of the project within the organization.
- Additional steps pertain to selecting the team, educating all team members in ERP best practices and system knowledge, as well as issuing a project charter.
- Finally, a key step is to consider the timing of the ERP project.
Simply put, an ERP project is a major endeavor for any company. Its first year costs will exceed 1% to 3% of annual revenues. If done properly, the project return on investment can be three to five times the costs.
After hundreds of successful ERP projects in a range of vertical manufacturing industries, our experts share these can’t-miss steps to effectively organize your ERP project.