Successfully validating erp systems

One of the most common projects that involves the widest range of issues to overcome can be the installation of an ERP system across a manufacturing site.

In this blog, we’ll discuss different challenges that can arise and how to overcome them.

The newly upgraded system automates most of the organisation’s key business functions including Human Resources, Finance, Supply Chain, Inventory Material, Procurement, purchasing, Sales Order Management, Asset Management .

Panorama’s ERP consultants utilize our PERFECT Fit software selection process to lead client’s through a complete evaluation to ensure that potential ERP software vendors are aligned with the client’s individual software requirements.It is possible that the same software would be tested in integration testing, FAT, SAT, IQ/OQ/PQ, so cutting down on un-necessary testing will reduce the overall project costs.Multi-Department co-operation Because of the variety of functions that ERP systems provide, an installation project requires the support of a wide number of departments in order to achieve success.It’s important to base your decision on not what the cheapest option is – aim for one that keeps all stakeholders happy.Risk assessment & risk based decisions From a validation and business perspective, performing a correct risk assessment on all aspects of the URS is critical.So, to summarise, when implementing an ERP system, it’s important to base a solution not on cost but on the software that best suits all stakeholders’ interests.

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