Enterprise Resource Planning System Selection and Implementation: Key Factors to Consider and Pitfalls to Avoid

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Many organizations grapple with new enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementations or upgrades. The process of deciding what is best for your organization can be dizzying. There are several important questions and considerations organizational leaders need to navigate when selecting and implementing a new ERP system.

George DelPrete, Managing Director, hosted Jeffrey Yates, Assistant City Manager of the City of Fayetteville, and Zach Salvato, Chief Information Officer of the Greenville Spartanburg Airport, to discuss ERP selection and implementation. Both Yates and Salvato have performed several ERP selection and implementation projects throughout their careers and thoroughly understand the requirements and risks involved. This podcast explores key factors to consider and pitfalls to avoid when selecting an ERP system.

As part of our GPS podcast series, this episode covers:

  • The significance of understanding your organization and processes
  • The importance of understanding goals and expectations for systems
  • Planning for a new ERP system
  • Implementing a new ERP system
  • Challenges organizations face with their ERP systems
  • Experiences with ERP selection and implementation

Cherry Bekaert Can Guide You Forward

Integrating an ERP system into your business enhances agility, scalability and competitiveness, empowering organizations to adapt to dynamic market conditions and drive growth effectively. Cherry Bekaert’s Government & Public Sector and Digital Advisory practices can help your organization with digital transformation or ERP-related issues. This includes strategy development, validation, selection and project assurance. To learn more about how we can help with your ERP deployment, please reach out to us today!

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