ERP Implementation - Selection of ERP Implementer
While it is important to select an ERP system which is right for your business it’s equally important to understand what it will take to implement your chosen system on time and on budget. An ERP implementation project should not be approached without understanding whether your business has what it needs to successfully deliver the project in terms of resources, skills and project methodologies.
Key to any successful implementation of ERP Solution is Implementation Partner, After selection of ERP Solution, this is very important to know who will be implementing/Deploying ERP solution because the successful running of ERP in any organization is greatly depend on Implementer of ERP Solution.
“Why you do you appoint an experienced person for a mission critical job in your company?”
- Avoid learning curve
- Reduce risk & lower wastages
- Better efficiency & performance
- Lower overall cost
- Adoption of best practices from Past implementations and projects
- Many other similar advantages
There is no short cut to success. Experience is must, so it becomes very important to evaluate Implementer also.
Some points need to be taken care off while selecting a good partner:
- Do Implementation partner provide references?
Make sure the Implementation partner will supply you with a list of customers in your industry who will answer questions and provide written references to you which shows his domain understanding and expertise.
- Is the partner's business stable?
Find out if the partner is a stable business organization with the technical infrastructure and staff to deploy a solution for your business within yourtime frame. After the partner implements the ERP Solution, you want to makesure the partner supports your IT staff to fine tune the system and to address any problems.
- Is the partner an expert in your industry?
You need a partner who understands your business concerns and your industry, and can suggest strategies and develop your business solution with you.
- Does the partner have done in-depth analysis on features and components you need?
The software solution proposed by the partner should be the right one to address your business requirements. If it isn't, the partner needs to be willing to rework the proposal until you have exactly what you need.
- Are the partner's consultants technologically proficient?
Make sure the partner uses a proven implementation methodology and configuration tools that will help to speed-up the implementation, configuration, and Upgradation of System as per your requirements.
“Best ERP understand that every client will have different requirements depending on the type of project and the strengths and weaknesses of their implementation team. At Best ERP we have ERP Consultants, Implementation partners andvarious Industry experts registered with us to provide you implementation services, business process consultancy, Project planning & controlling etc to ensure successfull implementation of ERP projects.”