Category Archives: Business Change

Articles reflecting on upcoming trends and changes to business practices.

Total Cost of Change is the most important buying criterion for ERP

shutterstock_47052766The difficulty of modifying traditional ERP to support business change has been a major cause of so many project failures in the past. Traditional software evaluation has focused too much on the total cost of ownership (TCO), and implementation projects have concentrated on meeting the needs of the business at the time the project was agreed. Often the business changes even during the implementation project, causing disruption and budget overruns. Once the project team has left, further business change can render the initial ERP implementation outdated and almost useless.

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