Choosing a Partner for Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics Business Central

Although Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) will be around for a while, it’s clear that Microsoft is putting emphasis on development of Dynamics 365 Business Central. If you’re a GP user, you’ve probably heard of many reasons why it’s time to move to another ERP, specifically Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, and the advantages of doing… Continue reading Choosing a Partner for Migrating from Dynamics GP to Dynamics Business Central

Deciding Between Microsoft Business Central SaaS, On-Premises, Or Hybrid

If you’re ready to upgrade from Microsoft Dynamics NAV to Business Central—or you are looking at moving to Business Central from another ERP system—you already know you have the choice of the cloud (SaaS), on-premises, or hybrid. What is the right choice? We get that question from many of our customers and prospects—and it is… Continue reading Deciding Between Microsoft Business Central SaaS, On-Premises, Or Hybrid

How To Control The Cost Of Your ERP Implementation

If you’re thinking of purchasing a new ERP solution, cost is a major consideration. But when you think of cost, you think in terms of the cost of the software itself and the services involved in customizing and implementing it. You probably assume you don’t have much input on the cost; the manufacturer of the… Continue reading How To Control The Cost Of Your ERP Implementation

Effective Change Management is the Key to a Successful ERP Implementation

Ask anyone who has experienced the failure of an ERP implementation the primary reason for the failure, and they’re very likely to point to poor change management. Only 54% of change initiatives succeed, which is pretty dismal, especially when you think about the impact, which not only includes not achieving results but also wasting resources… Continue reading Effective Change Management is the Key to a Successful ERP Implementation

ERP Software Cannot Run Your Company

Commercial ERP solutions purport to do a lot of things. Among other capabilities, ERP vendors claim their solutions can handle your accounting, manage your inventory, satisfy your customers, guide your business practices, and bring about world peace.  This is all fine and dandy. However, ERP cannot run your company. But isn’t that what these solutions… Continue reading ERP Software Cannot Run Your Company

Has Your ERP Implementation Gone Awry?

As we have talked about in previous blog posts, purchasing ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software can be an expensive endeavor and implementations can be lengthy with a myriad of hurdles to overcome. Unfortunately, by the time an implementation fails entirely, problems have been permeating for a while. However, there are signs to look for and… Continue reading Has Your ERP Implementation Gone Awry?

Ensure Success with Your Next ERP Implementation

We conducted a random (and anecdotal) survey of executive sponsors of ERP implementations, and asked them what their business goals and objectives were for their project. The number one answer we heard was “to implement software on time and on budget.”  (A close second was “for project to be over.”) Unfortunately, using project time and… Continue reading Ensure Success with Your Next ERP Implementation

Overcoming ERP Implementation Hurdles

By design, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software helps to streamline business processes, enhance communication between departments, and improve overall productivity: (almost) every business could benefit from an ERP solution. Despite these benefits, implementing an ERP can cause of variety of pain points for all parties involved. Understanding these potential hurdles is the first step to… Continue reading Overcoming ERP Implementation Hurdles