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5 Tips to Assure a Successful ERP Implementation
Are you preparing to oversee an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation project? Are you worried about the statistics that report less-than-successful

3rd person in a summary  internally, go to a 3rd party. Planning - the most important phase of implementation During the initial phase of the project the implementation team will be primarily concerned with planning activities. The project will be complex in nature so tools such as project management software will be essential to establishing specific task lists, task ownership, task dependencies and scheduling. Accountability is critical. There must be accountability at the task level for the ERP Implementation Project to make

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