ERP projects are failing to deliver customer value. I believe, we have a long way to go to get it right. Here are few references to support the fact: https://www.erpfocus.com/ten-erp-failure-statistics.html https://www3.technologyevaluation.com/research/article/erp-software-facts-stats-and-lessons-learned.html https://www.erpvar.com/blog/bid/108723/9-VERY-Scary-ERP-and-ERP-System-Implementation-Statistics https://www.enterpriseirregulars.com/11871/erp-failure-new-research-and-statistics/ To save the failing projects, we need to understand root cause of the failures. The Root Cause: I believe, the root cause … Continue reading What Is The Root Cause Of ERP Project Failure?
While our focus has always been to optimise limited resources, what do think is the biggest waste? Which resources are been most under-utilised? Well, I think, it is you and I! It is humans and human potential. Here are my thoughts on this: Division of Labour: Does division of labour makes sense in our organisations. … Continue reading What is The Most Under-Utilised Resource?
ERPs are designed to eliminate waste and cut unnecessary cost. In my experience business rarely utilise full potential of an ERP. This is mainly because, after the implementation, ERP it is left alone. ERP has a key role to play in business improvement. Therefore, continuously improve use of ERP in your business. As a starting … Continue reading How To Improve Business Systems?
If your employees are fully utilised in producing goods and services, consider it as a business risk! Did you ask why? It is because if your business is always busy with BAU activities, then the chances are that your business is not thinking ahead. By thinking ahead, I mean: Keeping up to date with technology … Continue reading 100% Utilisation Is A Business Risk
We often hire consultants where we need to step into unknown territory. It may be setting up HR policies, Sales and Marketing strategy, Software, Legal procedures, working on Technical verticals etc. Often our expectation is that consultant (being an expert) will guide and lead us to cruise through the unknown territory. However, how we can … Continue reading How To Get Best Value From Consulting Engagement?
Last week I visited planet Jupiter. It was an amazing trip. I have so much to share with you. However, in this post, I will focus on Value Based Engagement (VBE). What is Value Based Engagement? Your employer pays you based on value you are adding every day. It does not matter how fancy your … Continue reading What I have learnt from my trip to Jupiter
Do you receive many meeting invites? Do you find that your calendar is full most of the time? Do you have to go to meetings unprepared? Are you multitasking - attending meeting, checking emails and SMS at the same time?Well, you may think that you are making best use of your ‘limited’ time. However, it … Continue reading Strategies to avoid unproductive meeting invites!