Are you about to implement your new Epicor ERP 10.1 software? Are you finding the process challenging?
Consider Tomerlin-ERP as your Epicor® Kinetic 2021 ERP Project Manager
While implementing your new Epicor® Kinetic ERP software can be a vast undertaking, an Epicor certified Tomerlin-ERP Project Manager would successfully implement your system and handle any challenges as they arise.
Below, we have 5 reasons why ERP project management is crucial for a business. We also included tips to help you assist the employee you have assigned as your in-house project manager for your Epicor® Kinetic 2021 ERP implementation.
If you want more information, check us out, Tomerlin-ERP. We have years of consulting experience with Project Management. We want to help you make your Epicor Kinetic 2021 ERP implementation as successful as possible.
Why ERP Project Management is Crucial
The first step in a successful Epicor Kinetic ERP implementation is understanding the importance of project management and its necessity.
An ERP system affects everyone in an organization. It seamlessly facilitates the flow of information across the business while creating a more efficient decision-making method.
ERP project management is essential for a successful system because:
- Realistic Project Plans
A Project Manager ensures that project plans are realistic and creates timelines that genuinely consider the scope and impact of resources.
- Project Sponsorship
A Project Manager ensures Executive Sponsorship while ensuring appropriate representation from all organization branches.
- Project Support
A Project Manager ensures that employees have enough resources, time, and support to complete a project successfully.
- Unexpected Gaps
A Project Manager keeps track of gaps that can occur during a project and makes the decisions on how to address them and mitigate their impact.
- Change Management
A Project Manager can successfully encounter changes to a project based on project scope or change management for employees.
How to Create ERP Project Management Success
The next step in implementing ERP project management success is learning how to achieve it.
Implementing an ERP system is a considerable undertaking and requires a strong project management process to accomplish projects. Tips for a triumphant Project Manager include:
Focus on the Critical Requirements
Focus on what drives your business. Define which 3-5 critical requirements need to be clearly defined, and go from there.
As a leader, make sure that the right people are on the team. Having employees in their proper positions will help the PM manage the bumps in the road.
Bring all aspects of the business together for the implementation to succeed. Make sure you focus on the critical elements required to be successful.
You must prioritize changes in processes and the overall system. Be a strong leader and implement proactive communication for ERP project success.
Proper Training and Education
There are many critical aspects to managing an Epicor ERP implementation. Possibly the key to success is training, training, and more training. Doing so will enable the new system to be implemented and give confidence to all participants in the implementation.
With this knowledge in mind, you are well on your way to implementing an Epicor Kinetic ERP system as smoothly as possible. If you want further help, contact Tomerlin-ERP.