Lean ERP

ALL ERP SYSTEMS FAIL

 

…YES ALL

 

If a successful ERP implementation means on time, on budget and delivering expected functionality then all ERP implementations fail. They fail by degrees. Some spectacularly, bringing down entire companies and others mundanely by slowly wasting time, money and human potential. Everyone knows this fact but no one addresses it. In the sale and implementation of new systems everyone uses the same tools and methodologies that fail time and time again, defining insanity. At TurnOnDynamics we are committed to identifying new processes, tools and attitudes to improve the selection and implementation of ERP systems.

 

Why do sophisticated ERP projects require an “ERP Architect”? And why are ERP Architects the difference between sitting at the starting gate of the Kentucky Derby on either Secretariat or on a camel? Think about your current ERP implementation or any other that you have been...

Does it? I bet it does! A lot. How do I know? Experience. Nothing adheres to the old adage that “A Camel is a Horse Designed by a Committee” quite like ERP software implementations. The problem typically starts with the RFP. Or as I liked to call it in a...

A fascinating new study by StarBase, a company that according to their website "provides testing and quality assurance services and solutions that take the risk out of deploying IT solutions", details the challenges that AX program managers have in delivering on time and on budget...

Twitter Synopsis: Developers develop or how strength leads to weakness. From day one of the Microsoft acquisition of Axapta it has been my opinion that if ERP software were sold strictly to developers then AX partners would never lose a deal. To even a non-technical person the...

Twitter Synopsis Project Management for ERP implementations can best be thought of as being a Goldilocks methodology; it is best done just right. ERP implementations are incredibly complex and difficult. Just like brain surgery. Un-like brain surgery, no one dies when done poorly. Too much and you are...