ERP and business agility

Business Agility with ERP Systems, or How to React to Business Changes

Enterprise resource planning (or ERP) system is a great choice for companies that want to reach the agility in their business activities. ERP allows for identification and planning of the resource needs, thus it is the basis for quick and cost-effective enterprise-wide decisions. An organization that deploys a modern ERP system is able to reach the four states of business agility, such as Flexibility, Balance, Adaptation, and Coordination. This organization becomes agile because it knows how to react to business changes. ERP provides the company with real-time business intelligence reports, process automation, mobility, and innovative development. In this article you can learn how modern ERP systems can help your business be agile and responsive to changing environments.

ERP selection

A Checklist for Selecting ERP Software

In the following ERP Software Selection Checklist I write about several major steps that will help your organization choose and introduce an ERP solution that meets the business requirements. The steps include a range of tips and suggestions intended to make the checklist more understandable and usable. You can utilize this document as general guidelines for choosing ERP software for your specific corporate environment.

effective policy management

Reaching Effective Policy Management in Five Steps

A corporate policy provides a broad understanding of the opportunities and issues organizations deal with. Effective policy management allows directing and restricting company activity and employee behavior. Managing the corporate policy effectively helps ensure that every employee knows the strategic goals, shares the business vision, and commits to overall business success. In this article I explore 5 steps for building effective policy management.

agile pm

Agile PM – Building Trustful Relationships between Customer and Developer

Lack of trust between the customer and the development team blocks success of the project. Agile PM practices allow reaching mutual understanding of the project and its requirements so the parties know how to establish trustful collaboration with each other. In this article we talk about agile project management and how it contributes to building trust between the customer and the dev team.

ERP warnings

ERP Warning Signals, or Why Companies Fail with Their Solutions

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is a great way for business organizations to reach their mission-critical objectives. A good ERP system makes it possible to achieve the efficiency and performance with optimized use of resources. But how to make sure that a particular system does not fail? In this article we describe the top 7 warnings that prove inefficiency of outdated ERP solutions. The purpose is to help business managers understand whether their ERP software is harmful or not.