When you want to buy a new car, you make a plan. You take the time to search for what you want, why it fits your needs, and how you’re going to go about getting it. This might mean developing tactics to use with salespeople and in finance. In fact, just about everything of significance that we do in life incorporates some sort of planning very early on in the process.
Implementing an ERP software system is something that necessitates not only a strategy, but also a written strategy at that. Why is a written plan for ERP software implementation so important? Simple: It removes the ambiguity from the process, establishes deadlines for achieving key milestones, and provides a tool for ensuring that all individuals and departments stay on track. Furthermore, a written plan serves as both a guidepost and a guiding force behind the implementation. (more…)