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ERP Strategy

The Holy Grail – ERP in Manufacturing

By ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Independent Consulting, Manufacturing, Strategic Consulting
The coronavirus crisis has thrown the spotlight on Australia's manufacturing sector. The sudden restrictions in overseas markets and the extraordinary global demand for products such as medical supplies have laid bare Australia's over-reliance on supply chains out of China. Overall, manufacturing in Australia has been gradually declining for the last...
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Why a Common Operating Model is Essential for Business Productivity

By Business Process Analysis, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Software Evaluation, Strategic Consulting
If an organisation is distributed across different sites, cities, states or even countries, it is not uncommon to find that business users have developed their own way of doing things. They have developed their own systems and processes, their own work methods and often invested in disparate technology solutions for...
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Crawl Walk Run – Business Process Maturity

By Business Process Analysis, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Software Evaluation, Strategic Consulting
Why Understanding Business Process Maturity and Mastering the Basics is an essential element of successful ERP Implementations When a company decides to implement a new ERP solution, it usually recognises that there is going to be considerable change and impact on the organisation. There will be changes in underlying software...
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CMC’s Top 5 Tips for Successful Distributed Working

By Business Process Analysis, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Leadership, Project Management, Software Evaluation, Strategic Consulting
In Australia and the rest of the world, our entire work paradigm has shifted in less than one month. The government is now encouraging and even mandating that employees work from home amid global health concerns over the coronavirus. Many are accustomed to occasional remote work, but a sudden shift...
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Importance of Business Process Documentation in Software Evaluations

By Business Process Analysis, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Leadership, Project Management, Software Evaluation, Strategic Consulting
When it comes to software evaluation projects, there is one key activity that should never be underestimated - business process documentation. Business process documentation is critical for communicating what functionality your business really requires from a new system. It reflects the specific needs of your business users and ensures that...
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ERP & Software Contracts – CMC’s 5 Top Tips

By Change Management, ERP, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Insights, Project Management, Software Evaluation
Deciding to implement a new ERP or software solution for any business is a major decision. During the evaluation process it important that you not only select the solution that will meet your business requirements but also the vendor who you believe will be the best cultural fit for your...
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Considering a New ERP – What’s the Big Deal?

By Business Benefits, Change Management, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Project Management, Software Evaluation
When companies decide to implement a new ERP solution, they often jump right into the ERP Evaluation process without first taking the time to consider the following important questions.   Is Senior Management fully supportive of going to the market for a new ERP?   Has an appropriate budget been...
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Don’t Throw your ERP Baby Out with the Bath Water

By Business Benefits, ERP, ERP Evaluation, ERP Implementation, ERP Strategy, Insights, Software Evaluation, Strategic Consulting
Many companies approach us when they are looking to evaluate a new ERP Solution for their business. One of our key discoveries is that management and staff feel disappointed with their current supplier and there are usually common themes including: The current solution is 10 – 20+ years old and...
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