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July 30, 2020

Our company is founded on the strong belief we have the competence to support companies in doing successful ERP implementations. We have our own proprietary methodology, Ready. Set. Go! which is designed to fight all shortcomings we have seen in earlier projects. We pe...

April 7, 2020

Introduction – full article reading time 10 min 

This article is based on a 2 stage thinkaton that took place under ERP & Friends leadership in Feb-Mar 2020. The purpose of the thinkaton was to develop a view of the benefits of using AI in different applicatio...

December 23, 2019

What is PSA?

PSA – or Professional Services Automation is about streamlining the administration in consulting type businesses. Administration in those types of companies directly influences the billable hours which is the key profitability driver. Many times engagement...

October 28, 2019

All large modern ERP systems contain a massive amount of process improvement capabilities as long as the implementing company is willing and focused on reaping those benefits. One such area is within accounting. In theory you are today able to eliminate almost all manu...

October 14, 2019

Sorry to say ERP Project goals are many times only given the ”we must have some” treatment meaning they are not considered as important as they actually are for the success of an ERP project. So how do you know they are any good?

Ask an executive if the strategic goals...

September 27, 2019

Designing an implementing a new enterprise system is like drawing and building a new house. Not only do you need to describe the appearance but also the construction, assembly methods, how the house is integrated into its environment and how you maintain it over time....

July 18, 2018

An ERP project influences how work will get done in the company post go-live. So, to design a project organization you need first to look at your line organization to identify all roles needed. Then do the same with your IT organization.

First things first

Just like you...

July 4, 2018

Your new ERP will not be a standard solution ready to operate from the vendor. Instead it will be like a container of thousands of settings making up billions of possible combinations. This is to allow widely disparate companies to adapt the solution to their business.


June 24, 2018

Being with the end in mind

An ERP project influences how work will get done in most parts of your company after introducing your new ERP solution. And typically, we change more than the ERP, we also replace or update business and support systems integrated to it. So, ha...

March 1, 2018

ERP implementations are done for a reason. Usually it is for “end of life” reasons. But when you think about the leap to replace your IT platform you also want to capture the benefits possible in such a renewal process. Perhaps you have dragged on for years with ineffi...

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