ERP implementation has changed. And for those companies facing the 2027 maintenance deadline for SAP ECC 6, that is good news. In today’s cloud-first, ‘adopt not adapt model, there are no more white boards. No more consultants offering to customise software to meet any business need. And no more long drawn implementations – followed by expensive and disruptive upgrades and a complete loss of commitment to using technology to accelerate change.
Posts by Don Valentine:
Investing in ERP is the obvious step, providing a single, end-to-end solution that can transform productivity, cost control and competitive position – but how can SME F&B manufacturers attain ERP quickly, effectively and at an affordable price point?
Local Authorities are under intense pressure to escalate Digital Transformation strategies while also dramatically reducing IT costs, achieving public sector sustainability goals and extending citizen self-service access to key services.
Local Authority IT teams are facing incompatible goals. Is it possible to cut the IT budget by £millions per year over the next five years while also replacing an incredibly extensive legacy infrastructure with an up to the minute cloud based alternative?
Too many of the country’s SME manufacturing businesses still lag behind when it comes to end-to-end automation and technology adoption. Most have achieved pockets of innovation, both on the shop floor and within administrative functions such as finance and sales. Yet there is a continued disconnect between business areas that is compromising agility and responsiveness as inflationary pressures, as well as global supply chain disruption, start to take their toll.