The first thing we think about when implementing a solution under these conditions is that it will be a long, difficult and tedious project, with a high degree of opposition by most of the company. We invite you to read this article, and debunk those myths!
Even though we are not too far off from that reality, you will need to consider that implementing an ERP is a matter of processes, so there are many ways to control and adjust the strategy to achieve a successful implementation. A lot of it has to do with three main aspects: commitment from the management team, having the right people in a good implementation team, and building trust from the get go.
Listed below, you will find information on how to strengthen the strategy through 6 key elements:
First off, it is important to have a clear idea of what the objectives behind implementing an ERP are. Offering an integrated solution for all of the organization? Improving processes and standardizing? Obtaining consistent information in real-time? Reducing costs for the organization?
It is also key to select the sponsor, a leader that can spearhead the implementation process, make the necessary decisions, who is not afraid of changes, and is confident in what they are doing.
This goes together with good change management. When implementing the product, you will experience a new way to work within the company. Here is where you need to find balance and maturity within the whole team.
Another key aspect is to align the processes, and also have a clear scope of where you want to get to. Only then will you be able to plan for maintainability over time.
The process of implementing K2B is designed to add value to the business, generating the necessary conditions for the organization to operate successfully and realize the expected return.