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The Five Phases of an ERP Project: How to Start the Strategy and Planning Phase

Published: 08 November 2012

ID: G00234556

Analyst(s): Denise Ganly

Summary

To initiate an ERP effort, project managers need to create a strategy and revisit it regularly to ensure that the ERP solution supports the business' objectives. Apply pace layering to ensure that you are operating under an achievable ERP vision.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • The Five Phases of an ERP Initiative
  • The Strategize and Plan Phase
    • Strategy: Understanding Organizational Direction and Setting ERP Goals and Objectives
    • Planning: Laying the Foundation for ERP Success

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