Gartner Research

Assess ERP Project Readiness Before Starting — Or Be Prepared for Problems Later

Published: 01 September 2015

ID: G00289471

Analyst(s): Carol Hardcastle

Summary

Far too many organizations embark upon an ERP project without fully understanding what it means for them. ERP leaders, together with all key stakeholders, must realistically and honestly assess organizational readiness to proceed with an ERP project — and address areas of unpreparedness.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Conduct a Thorough Assessment of Your Organization's Readiness to Embark Upon and Execute an ERP Project
  • Build a Plan to Ensure Areas That Require Attention Are Addressed
  • Use the Assessment Process and Outcomes to Secure Active, Informed Business Ownership and Ensure a Robust ERP Strategy

Case Studies

  • Case Example 1
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  • Case Example 4

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