The ERP Reporting Trap

The ERP Reporting Trap

As executive teams are becoming aware of how data visualisations impact decision making, ERP vendors are using dashboard capability as a key selling point. However, a disappointingly high number of ERP implementations don’t live up to the sales hype. Every...
The Process of Selecting an ERP

The Process of Selecting an ERP

Generally, ERP decisions are justified on ‘overall fit’, which is a euphemism for one of the following:   It scored the most points in our comprehensive evaluation check list. It was the consensus decision of our evaluation team. We have no real idea, so have gone...
Choosing an ERP Vendor

Choosing an ERP Vendor

 As noted in other blogs, we are of the view that when choosing an ERP vendor or solution, the product is the least important consideration in comparison to people and process. An interesting view given we specialise in Microsoft Dynamics products. ERP  solutions have...
In the cloud

In the cloud

The phrase cloud is used to describe a situation where software and data are accessed over the internet. Because the physical location and who controls the programs and data can vary, and the internet makes access available to a range of devices such as smart phones...
The Tender Process and  GETS

The Tender Process and GETS

I was perusing a blog on LinkedIn expressing frustration at the government tender process. It wasn’t until I got three quarters the way through that I realised the writer wasn’t from an IT company, rather a civil engineering contractor. It seems us IT types aren’t so...