Lessons Learned From an Oil and Gas ERP Implementation

Recently, I was fortunate enough to participate in an ERP implementation for a publicly-owned oil and gas organization. Based on my observations during this project I identified four keys to ERP success in the oil and gas space that are applicable across various industries. 1. Relationships. A successful client-consultant relationship begins with organizational change management. Communication is the…

Offshore Service Provider Yinson Selects IFS

IFS Applications for offshore service to enhance project control and improve operational efficiency IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announces that Yinson Holdings Berhad, the Malaysian offshore support and logistics company has chosen to deploy IFS Applications™ to support its onshore and offshore operations. The contract includes licenses and services worth approximately US$ 2 million.…

Business Process Reengineering Lessons From the Oil and Gas Industry

Business process reengineering is a critical component of ERP implementations in any industry. Given the massive changes and turbulence sweeping energy-related companies across the globe, these elements are especially important in the oil and gas industry. Oil prices have dropped to less than half of their prices just a few months ago, which has led…

Lessons Learned From Oil and Gas ERP Implementations

ERP implementations provide a variety of lessons that can be applied to any organization or situation – regardless of the industry. ERP implementations in the oil and gas industry are no exception, providing a fertile learning ground for any organization about to embark on an enterprise software project. The complexity of business operations is one…