Does the thought of implementing a new ERP system stop you in your tracks? Don’t know where to start? We understand that the idea of implementing a new business management solution that impacts all areas of your business can be daunting, which is why we’ve put together a list of the best practices we’ve learned from more than 1,500 successful implementations with customers.
First thing’s first: what does a successful, pain-free ERP implementation look like? It all depends on how prepared and organized you are. Developing a clear and transparent plan for your ERP project is step one. If you can’t communicate to your team what they can expect, they won’t have confidence in the project and you’ll struggle to get the adoption you need to maximize your ROI.
Here are 12 steps you can take to ensure that your entire team is on the same page and your implementation is a success:
1. Get leadership buy-in: Ensure the leaders in your organization are on board and understand why you are making the move to ERP. Build consensus within the rest of the business. An ERP project is as much about change management as it is about converting your data and training personnel.