An ERP implementation is unlike any other project. The stress is enormous, the process is unfamiliar, and once you start, there is no going back. It should not come as a surprise, then, that existing human resource policies rarely are prepared for many of the ERP team issues that arise, and often, HR questions are left for the project manager to sort through. What follows is not a guidebook on how to handle these issues; just a few examples of things you will run into, and why they get complex quickly.
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While millions of college students head back to school for the new semester, many institutions are focused on innovations and changes in the higher education ERP industry. We asked our Workday Student team at Avaap to look into their crystal ball and share predictions on the role ERP and technology will play in higher education in the upcoming year.
Users of any ERP system must have access to the right data at the right time. This ERP user access must be policed, in other words, they can’t have access to everything, all the time. This is especially true when you consider that 37% of your employees, on average, use your ERP system. This includes anyone from a worker on the shop floor to your CEO, but each employee requires different levels of access to data. Here are some useful pieces of advice to improve your ERP user access strategy.
A lot of ERP implementation projects fail. And a failure to get ERP employee buy-in is one of the primary reasons. On average, 37% of employees use a company’s ERP system according to a Software Path report; that’s a big percentage of your workforce that needs to be invested in using the system to its full capability. Let’s look at a few ways to improve the odds that employees will buy-in or even push to get that new ERP.
Becker's Healthcare caught up with Jason Anderson, senior manager of Avaap, who will speak during the Becker's Hospital Review 4th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference on "Why the Best CIOs May Be Missing the Biggest Revenue Opportunity," at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. Learn more about the event and register to attend in Chicago.
Becker's Healthcare caught up with Craig Joseph, MD, CMO of Avaap, who will speak during the Becker's Hospital Review 4th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference on "Why the Best CIOs May Be Missing the Biggest Revenue Opportunity," at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19. Learn more about the event and register to attend in Chicago.
Change in business is as inevitable as change in any aspect of life and in order to progress and improve, agility and adaptability are key. As with all change management challenges, solid planning with clear objectives forms the bedrock, but getting buy-in, promoting the adoption of a new system and giving ongoing support and guidance to users is instrumental in making sure that any new process or tool delivers an ROI and remains sustainable.
According to Aberdeen Group, the average lifespan of an ERP system is seven years. A lot can happen in that time.
Forget the diet resolutions – gazing into the crystal ball for 2016 is where the real post-holiday fun is at.
So, you’ve made the decision to move from on premise to cloud. Cloud is positioned to cut costs, improve efficiencies and enhance bottom line benefits. But the pursuit of happiness can be thwarted without an experienced partner who understands that cloud implementations differ from on premise deployments.