Well-known expert on why IT projects fail, CEO of Asuret, a Brookline, MA consultancy that uses specialized tools to measure and detect potential vulnerabilities in projects, programs, and initiatives. Also a popular and prolific blogger, writing the IT Project Failures blog for ZDNet. Frequently quoted by the press on topics related to IT management.
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3 responses to “SAP packaged implementations: Status, history, challenges”

  1. Amelia@ IT Management

    Do your contractual terms align your goals with my success? How so?

    For me, this one would be the most perfect and direct question you can ask a vendor. Hiring a vendor for services and/or software is tough, especially these days where vendors can easily claim they are the best or they have the best value for your money. Asking them this question will give you a clear idea of how the vendor will work with you and how they can help you achieve your goals (business and money-wise).

  2. SAP packaged implementations: Status, history, challenges #SAP « BrenG

    [...] During SAP’s Sapphire user conference, held recently in Orlando, the company emphasized in-memory computing, analytics, and mobile devices. However, I examined SAP’s efforts to improve implementation consistency and success. This post summarizes the status of SAP’s latest initiative to create successful implementations, called Rapid Deployment solutions, and places that work into context. Next… [...]

  3. Logistics Guy

    BPR during ERP implementation is a time consuming process. I think standard workflow of SAP would help a lot.