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Top 15 Digital Transformation Trends in 2023

Top 15 Digital Transformation Trends in 2023

The macroeconomic trends have a direct impact on companies’ cash position. And on their appetite to invest in long-term strategic projects. Simply put, the higher the uncertainty, the lower the cash. And unfortunately, 2023 is not going to be a year when we can finally be over with uncertainty. The inflationary pressures, supply chain snarls,

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Top 10 Non-Core Cross-functional ERP Business Processes

Top 10 Non-Core Cross-functional ERP Business Processes

The list of ERP business processes is endless and can seem overwhelming. However, not all these processes hold equal importance and can vary significantly depending on their interaction with the ERP system. While core processes tend to be consistent across most solutions, non-core ERP business processes vary considerably. Various factors influence whether a business process

Top 10 Core Cross-functional ERP Business Processes

Top 10 Core Cross-functional ERP Business Processes

ERP systems play an important role in streamlining the operations of a business. At the heart of these systems lie the core cross-functional business processes. Also, catering to the needs of different departments, these business processes are like building blocks for the organization to work smoothly. They include sequential activities across different departments to complete

Top 6 Components of Organizational Readiness for ERP Implementation

Top 6 Components of Organizational Readiness for ERP Implementation

One misunderstanding that is prevalent among business owners is a simplified view of business transformation: choose a technology and implement it. How hard could it be? Well, as long as you know which technology will produce tangible business results. Most importantly, how to get there. But let’s not get too far, as most companies struggle

Top 10 Most Common Non-Core ERP Modules

Top 10 Most Common Non-Core ERP Modules

The list of ERP modules is endless. To an extent that they might come across as overwhelming. But not each module is as critical. Also, each ERP, depending on its positioning, might have different modules. While core modules are likely to be the same across the majority of the ERP solutions, the non-core modules differ

Top 10 Most Common ERP Modules

Top 10 Most Common ERP Modules

Searching for an ERP solution that suits your business model? If so, the first thing you would need is to understand the functional behavior of the system based on the processes you plan to host in the ERP system. As well as how it would affect your business. While each business might need a few

Top 10 ERP Data Re-engineering Candidates Leading to ERP Implementation Failure in 2023

Top 10 ERP Data Re-engineering Candidates Leading to ERP Implementation Failure in 2023

Regardless of how cutting-edge ERP technology might be, your current enterprise data is a major driver of operational efficiency. The efficiency that you will gain (or lose, equally likely) using your newly implemented ERP system. Understanding ERP data re-engineering issues require mastery of cross-disciplinary processes, information modeling, and multi-system expertise. But most importantly, enterprise alignment

Top 10 Critical Components of the ERP Selection RFP in 2023

Top 10 Critical Components of the ERP Selection RFP in 2023

Who wants to deal with an ERP selection RFP? Literally no one. They are boring, dry, and unnecessary. Everyone is generally super frustrated with them. Because of this issue, some companies choose not to compete in opportunities requiring an RFP. The customers are equally afraid of writing one because of the fear of not getting

Top 10 Steps of the ERP Selection Process in 2023

Top 10 Steps of the ERP Selection Process in 2023

Where do you draw the line between the ERP selection process and implementation? It’s a tricky question. Because of this, various schools of thought exist: does it make sense to invest in process documentation? When to clean your data? Let me give an easy answer: it depends. Easy, wasn’t it? Opinions differ primarily because of

Top 10 ERP Selection Deliverables In 2023

Top 10 ERP Selection Deliverables in 2023

Understanding why ERP selection matters requires alignment on the output of the process, but what’s the output? Right software? Consensus among teams? Sweet discount? ERP selection deliverables? But watch out, even success can be tricky. What if your initial success might fall on its face? What if your implementation teams shred the initial recommendations? And

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2023 Digital Transformation Report

This digital transformation report summarizes our annual research on ERP and digital transformation trends and forecasts for the year 2023.