ERP Articles

Executive Summary Two-tiered ERP is a specific way of managing multiple ERP systems. This serves to explain how to apply two tier ERP in real terms. Introduction The basic proposal that two-tiered ERP reduces costs can be true. According to research that is available at ...
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Executive Summary Two-tiered ERP is a specific way of managing multiple ERP systems and presented as if it is new. This serves why two-tiered ERP is not new. Introduction The first thing to consider when understanding what to do with two-tiered ERP is that two-tiered ...
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Executive Summary Two-tiered ERP is a specific way of managing multiple ERP systems. This serves to explain the reason for two-tiered ERP's popularity. Introduction It is important to understand who initially proposed two-tiered ERP, because this tells us a great deal about whose interests it ...
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Executive Summary Two tiered ERP is a specific way of managing multiple ERP systems. This serves as an introduction to the concept. Introduction We begin with the word “tier,” which means a hierarchy. Interestingly if you type the word tier into an image search engine ...
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Executive Summary ERP has grown into an out of control octopus that has taken over IT. The implications of such high overhead systems go little covered in IT media. Introduction Economics gave us the useful term of “externality.” When an entity engages in a behavior ...
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Executive Summary ERP vendors and consultants propose that there are no alternatives to ERP. Learn about very realistic ERP alternatives. Introduction ERP promoters make a serious misrepresentation in their discussions of ERP by suggesting that there is no alternative to ERP. To think that there ...
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Executive Summary Because ERP offers mediocre functionality, it distracts from better functionality outside of ERP. Learn why this leads to so much waste on ERP projects. Introduction ERP sets up mediocre functionality at companies, and interferes with buying better software that could provide a great ...
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Executive Summary Because ERP offers mediocre functionality, it distracts from better functionality outside of ERP. Learn why this leads to so much waste on ERP projects. Introduction ERP sets up mediocre functionality at companies, and interferes with buying better software that could provide a great ...
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Executive Summary Because ERP begins with duplicate functionality, they create redundant systems. Learn why this leads to so much waste on ERP projects. Introduction ERP systems include very basic functionality for supply chain planning and management, sales, reporting, etc. Because this functionality is basic, many ...
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Executive Summary The broad purchase of ERP systems without looking for evidence says many things about IT decision making within companies. Learn what areas lead to so many companies to fail on ERP. Introduction Decision-making in companies is often presented as highly rational. The assumption ...
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Executive Summary ERP systems are justified on the basis of improved financial performance. Learn the accuracy of this proposal regarding ROI. Introduction Our research into the studies of ERP ROI shows the following: ERP implementations show no positive business benefit, and often impose significant costs ...
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Executive Summary ERP systems have very long implementation times. Learn how these implementation times are justified and what it means for ROI. Introduction The implementation time for ERP systems is the longest of any enterprise software category. The term “implementation time” is laden with assumptions ...
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Executive Summary ERP is sold on the its financial benefits. Learn why ERP systems have a high TCO and negative ROI. Introduction The Wikipedia definition of total cost of ownership (TCO) is as follows: “Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a financial estimate whose purpose ...
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Executive Summary Two tiered ERP is sold as a highly beneficial strategy. Learn how beneficial two tiered ERP is to customers that follow this advice. Introduction Two-tiered ERP systems are a trend in ERP, but there is little research on the impacts of two-tiered ERP ...
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Executive Summary ERP is sold on the ability to be used as a single instance. Learn why the proposal that ERP works as a single instance is incorrect and what this means for projects. Introduction A primary selling point of ERP was that a company ...
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