We have separate systems currently for Procurement (a Cloud Saas), HR (a Cloud SaaS)
& Finance (an on-prem Oracle E-Business_Suite).
There's proposal from snr management to move to a single ERP, replacing all the
What are the key factors to achieve success in adopting a single ERP
What are the pitfalls to avoid?
Heard a consultant & another colleague sharing their past experiences
& would like to validate it here with EE members' experiences:
a) Minimize customizations & adapt work processes to the new ERP
system rather than customize ERP system to adapt to the old work
processes : anyone disagree with this?
b) Crucial to get a good PM & implementation consultant with good
track record & not out to sell their ERP solutions only
c) staff must be positive to adopt & adapt
d) resources / bandwidth / learning capacity of staff
e) compatibility of existing systems' data to be migrated over to
the new system; otherwise have to rekey in most data
f) our auditor who worked in one such past ERP implementations
commented that mapping & matching the roles/functions of
staff to the new ERP system is crucial