Gartner Research

A Basic Consulting Skills Checklist: Does Your Implementation Team Have It?

Published: 18 April 2007

ID: G00182159

Analyst(s): Jane Barrett , Dana Stiffler


After decades implementing ERP and other applications, a logical assumption would be there is an abundance of qualified, highly skilled consultants and business analysts available to assist with projects. But this is not the case, as the rate and complexity of implementations increase at a steady rate. For companies embarking on an implementation or upgrade, this article will highlight the basic consulting soft skills and best practices to cultivate in house or seek in an outside partner. For those in the midst of an implementation, use this as a checklist to test how well your team is performing.

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