The other day, I was reading an article about how business investments increased by roughly 10% last quarter, which is the biggest increase in several years. This increase in spending means organizations are investing more in essentials like factories, equipment and ERP software.
While it’s good that businesses are more confident and willing to spend, it also poses a potential red flag: companies forging ahead with an ERP implementation without a clear plan or consideration of all possible alternatives.
Our 2017 ERP Report, published last month, shows that organizations continue to struggle with implementation cost, duration and benefits realization – suggesting that companies are still failing to be strategic and diligent in their digital transformation efforts. If anything, businesses need to take a step back, take a deep breath and think before moving forward with their initiatives.
So, if you are considering an ERP project, here are four reasons why you might want to consider ditching that idea:
1. Your business processes may be the real source of your problems. Too often . . .continue reading.
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