According to Infor, the next wave of its ERP innovations will be driven by agile deployments as it opts for a series of short iterations.
How often does a typical business decide on a new ERP system? Perhaps once a decade. It is a big decision and one that incurs massive costs if errors are made – on both a financial and an operational level.
A bad ERP strategy can ruin a company’s bottom line and stifle its growth moving forward – the irony being that growth was probably the very factor that informed the need for an ERP system in the first place.
There’s no shortage of horror stories with analysts regularly publishing research on the high failure rate of ERP deployments; such as Gartner, reporting that 55% to 75% of ERP projects fail to meet their core requirements, due to a lack of awareness, skills and expertise within enterprises.
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