Three Tough Questions to Ask Your ERP Vendor Before Go-Live

ERP implementations never go quite as you might expect. Not only do most of them take longer, cost more and fail to deliver business benefits when compared to expectations, but they can also create operational disruptions at go-live. According to our 2016 ERP Report, roughly half of all ERP implementations create some sort of material…

The Importance of Conducting an ERP ROI Analysis

While organizations initiate ERP projects for a variety of reasons, a substantial return on investment (ROI) is a motivation for most, if not all, organizations. A business case outlining the costs, expected benefits and ROI of an ERP implementation is an integral part to initiating an ERP project. For many organizations, a business case is…

SAP vs. Oracle vs. Microsoft Dynamics vs. Infor: Customization

Panorama’s Clash of the Titans 2016 provides an independent comparison of SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics and Infor. Watch this webinar clip for an analysis of the average levels of customization for customers of these four vendors. A large percentage of SAP customers leverage out-of-the-box functionality, while Microsoft Dynamics customers opt for higher levels of customization. Organizations…

Is a Best-of-Breed ERP System the Right Choice for You?

If you could combine all of your favorite dog breeds into one loveable canine, you’d have a mutt. If you combined your favorite modules from various ERP vendors, you’d create a lovable ERP system – better known as a best-of-breed ERP system within the software industry. Small- to mid-sized businesses looking for lower-cost ERP solutions,…