ERP Resource Library

Explore our content to learn more about approaching an ERP initiative. Hear directly from our Managing Principal, consultants and clients about what to expect in a selection or implementation.

6 Ways an ERP Implementation Consultant can Rescue an Overworked Team

November 26, 2020
Going into a project to update your ERP software, it might be easy to think that everything can be m...

Overview of ERP System Implementation Vendors

November 24, 2020
If you are planning to upgrade your ERP system, now is the time to look into possible vendors for yo...

Using an ERP Consultant for a Successful Implementation

November 18, 2020
ERP implementations aren’t naturally destined for failure. The key to success lies in finding someon...

Deltek News: Forced Upgrades from Vision to Vantagepoint?

November 17, 2020
When Deltek first introduced Vantagepoint to the ERP world in August 2018, it prompted questions and...

3 Things You Should Expect During Your Implementation of an ERP System

November 06, 2020
As you get ready to start your implementation of an ERP system, you may have your project plan worke...

How to Create an ERP System Implementation Project Plan

November 05, 2020
Your organization has decided on a major software update and you undoubtedly have many questions. Do...

ERP Implementation Best Practices

October 23, 2020
When your company is ready to make the change and begin the process to update your software, followi...

Our ERP Implementation Methodology

October 21, 2020
At ERP Advisors Group, our ERP implementation methodology is designed to help you with every phase o...

Quick-Start Steps for ERP Implementation

October 20, 2020
Once you have decided to embark on a major software update, it is important to know these quick-star...

ERP Systems Security and the Prevention of Cyber Attacks

October 19, 2020
Considering how much is at stake in enterprise systems — from financials and trade secrets to custom...

Creating an ERP Implementation Plan

October 13, 2020
Your company has made the decision to update software, but where do you begin? Creating an ERP imple...

How We Define ERP Implementation Success

October 08, 2020
If you are about to embark on an enterprise software project for your company, first and foremost on...

Learning from the Most Expensive ERP Implementation Failures in History

October 07, 2020
When you’re ready to implement a new software system, the last thing you want to do is emulate the m...

How to Avoid an ERP Implementation Failure

September 17, 2020
There are a lot of stories about famous ERP implementation failures. There is a lot less information...

The Most Important ERP Software Selection Criteria

September 03, 2020
Selecting the right ERP should never be mystical or accidental. There is an exact methodology for ER...

Questions to Ask an ERP Software Consultant

August 28, 2020
Do you know what questions to ask an ERP software consultant? We have fielded hundreds of calls from...

Why Should You Hire an ERP Selection Consultant?

August 27, 2020
If your company is in the market for an ERP platform, you have probably heard the horror stories: co...

Vetting Software Solutions in an ERP Selection

August 24, 2020
With so many vendors and platforms to choose from, you need a fail-safe formula for evaluating which...

Picking the Right Software Solutions During Your ERP Selection

August 18, 2020
When you embark on your ERP selection process, following expert advice can help you select the right...

RFP is code for "Request for *&@*!"

August 12, 2020
A request for proposal.… If you are like us, when you see one of those come across your desk or into...

Building Enterprise Value with Your ERP Strategy

July 22, 2020
When you make the decision to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software strategy, you...

How to Find the Best CRM in 2020

June 18, 2020
It has never been more important to properly care for and nurture customer relationships. Customer R...

Food & Beverage Case Study: Central Seaway

June 18, 2020
ERP Advisors Group can help you optimize or upgrade your current ERP system so you can receive the f...

How Cloud ERP Can Help With Business Continuity

April 30, 2020
 In many different crisis scenarios, enterprise software has played a vital role in maintaining busi...

Data Hygiene Best Practices

March 11, 2020
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand that having a wrong phone number for a person ...

Don’t Let Data Migration Become Your ERP Roadblock

March 09, 2020
Data Migration can terrify even the most seasoned implementation consultants. Examining some of most...

Five Post-Go-Live Tips for Your ERP Implementation

January 13, 2020
  After months of planning, your ERP system is up and running. Congratulations! But keep in mind tha...

AI Has Crept Into ERP. Are You Ready?

December 23, 2019
  We have been hearing a lot about artificial intelligence in ERP recently, and it is more than a bu...

Can On-Premise and Cloud-Based Systems Coexist?

October 07, 2019
  These days, most vendors offer the ability to deploy their ERP system in the cloud, but that doesn...

Organizational Change Management and its Impact On ERP Success

September 04, 2019
Techopedia defines Organizational Change Management as “a framework structure around the changing ne...

ERP + Digital Transformation

August 23, 2019
There are many reasons companies implement ERP systems, but one of the biggest ones is to bring all ...

How Manufacturing Is Benefitting from Modern ERP

July 29, 2019
Here’s a reality about manufacturing: there are separate-but-connected processes all under one opera...

The Importance of Having a Business Strategy When Choosing the Right ERP Software

April 19, 2019
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software can create ongoing value for businesses. Part of the tri...

Configure Price Quote Software – An ERP Advisor’s Perspective

March 28, 2019
As ERP consultants, we are experienced in all types of software relating to automating the revenue c...

Writing an RFP for an ERP Project? Avoid These 5 Stumbling Blocks

January 24, 2019
Writing a request for proposal for an ERP project is not for the faint of heart. Even experienced IT...

A Business Case for an ERP System Upgrade

January 09, 2019
Maybe your platform is long overdue for an upgrade, but you can’t just go forward—there are costs an...

Expert Interview Series: Shawn Windle, Founder

December 27, 2018
I'm Shawn Windle with ERP Advisors Group. I'm the Founder and Managing Principal of the firm and wha...

Dos and Don’ts for the ERP Selection Process

December 19, 2018
Navigating the steps of an ERP implementation is not easy. There are certain things you need to pay ...

Why Companies Don't Choose the Best ERP Software

December 06, 2018
The right ERP platform can transform your business, giving you actionable intelligence, helping you ...

Automating the Revenue Cycle in Accounting

October 10, 2018
Excel is the world’s top accounting system, but spreadsheets can be burdensome to accountants and fi...

Managing Your New ERP System

July 11, 2018
By the time most businesses reach the finish line of an ERP project, they begin to suffer from what ...

Understanding the ERP Selection Process

June 06, 2018
In this article, we will outline the entire ERP selection process, laying to rest unnecessary compli...

How to Identify the Right RMS for your Fire Department

May 16, 2018
In another article, we discussed 7 benefits when fire departments replace an outdated RMS with more ...

7 Benefits for Fire Departments Replacing an RMS

May 09, 2018
Fire departments have been required to track records around patient care, fire incidents, and person...

M&A: Post-Purchase ERP Workarounds

March 28, 2018
Most acquiring businesses do not fully evaluate their target’s business applications before they mak...

M&A: Before You Buy, Ask the Right Questions about their ERP Solutions

March 21, 2018
Investment bankers, and any acquiring company will spend a lot of time on financial due diligence an...

Introduction to Enterprise Performance Management Tools

February 06, 2018
To get the most out of ERP software applications, businesses should utilize as much of the software ...

What is ERP?

January 31, 2018

Three Tips for Successfully Selecting an ERP

December 22, 2017
In this video, Shawn Windle, the Founder and Managing Principal of ERP Advisors Group, discusses som...

The Top 4 Ways to Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

December 06, 2017
Implementation failures are just a consequence of the industry we work in. We like to be involved an...

Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Upgrade Your ERP System

November 08, 2017
Upgrading an ERP system is an extraordinary undertaking. Contrary to conventional thinking, we don't...

Why ERP Implementations Fail

October 12, 2017
We discussed the 5 biggest pitfalls that occur during an ERP software application implementation on ...

The 5 Biggest ERP Implementation Pitfalls

October 04, 2017
One of the things we typically don’t like to discuss is failure: we prefer to focus on how we can ma...

What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

August 15, 2017
What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

Is the Cloud a Viable Solution for Accounting Systems?

June 09, 2017

The Magic of ERP Consulting

April 18, 2017
Why bother hiring a consultant? After all, no one really knows your business better than you and you...

Does Your Company Have Software Growing Pains?

December 15, 2016
If your mid-market company has outgrown its financials software, you are probably relying heavily on...

Check Your Rearview Mirror for Business Blind Spots

December 15, 2016
Do you know what areas of your business are at risk if one of your “good people” were to leave? We h...

The Hidden Pain of Spreadsheets

December 15, 2016
You might not realize the pain your organization has because it’s hidden in your spreadsheets. After...

Don’t Bet Your Company’s Future on a Beauty Pageant Winner

December 15, 2016
Picking software that looks pretty and wins over your selection team during the demonstration can be...