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Justification of ERP Investments Part Two: The Intangible Effects of ERP
The intangible or non-financial benefits of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can be viewed from several perspectives. For illustrative

drawing account  manufacturing in various environments. Drawing on case studies from Dr. Hamilton's first-hand experience in consulting with more than a thousand firms, it covers common problems and working solutions for how to effectively implement and use ERP systems. The book can be ordered on amazon.com. This excerpt on Justification of ERP Investments is presented in four parts: Quantifiable benefits from an ERP system The intangible effects of ERP Costs of implementing an ERP system Replacing or re-implementing

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drawing account  back to the pilot drawing board to resolve areas of concern and, within reason, to make everyone comfortable with using the software to support the business. Summary The piloting of ERP software can be a difficult segment of the overall implementation. However, if properly planned, executed, and managed, this single event can deliver benefits or identify areas where additional work is required. As is for a plane in flight, it is better to make these decisions before you pass the point of no return and Read More

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