Cincom’s Lou Washington asks the following questions to LinkedIn Groups focused on ERP selection and maintenance:
What factor is most critical to mitigating risk associated with an ERP implementation?
What information source do you rely on for evaluating specific ERP systems?
Imagine, that the day after you and your colleagues celebrate the completion of the implementation of a new ERP system, it’s announced that your company will be merging with the guys down the street. What happens with your ERP now?
It’s intriguing to look at the factors that propel some companies to enter new segments and markets quickly and successfully, while others struggle just to stay competitive in one.
Considering two extremes—the young CIO who is just starting out and has been given the challenge of bringing state-of-the-art financial applications to mobile platforms, and the seasoned CIO who must revamp an entire accounting and financial management system in ten months—a series of predictions for 2012 emerge.
Transforming your company’s mindset from just measuring transactions to measuring yourself by your customers’ success is the catalyst – the essence – of how to succeed with configure-to-order strategies.