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.

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...

Expert Interview Series: Craig Jack, KONG

May 22, 2019
Hi I'm Craig Jack and I work at the Kong company.  We manufacture the world's best dog toys so hopef...

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...

Surprises You Don’t Want During Your ERP Implementation

February 27, 2019
Experience has taught us to always anticipate surprises during ERP implementations. Planning for the...

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 ...

Expert Interview Series: Adam Clapp, CFO Bron Tapes

November 07, 2018
My name is Adam Clapp I'm the chief financial officer for Bron Tapes and Bron tapes is a distributor...

Expert Interview Series: Bud Price, IT Director at Brown Strauss Steel

October 24, 2018
My name is Bud Price and I'm the IT Director at Brown Strauss, which is a distributor of structural ...

Expert Interview Series: Karl Nicholls, CFO

August 01, 2018
Meet Karl Nicholls Hi my name is Karl Nicholls. I'm a qualified accountant. I have my qualifications...

How to Avoid Records Management System Failure

July 25, 2018
Records management systems are used by public safety agencies such as fire, police, and other groups...

Understanding the ERP Selection Process

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

Expert Interview Series: Angela Schreffler, Vice President

May 30, 2018
My Name is Angela Schreffler and I am the Vice President at Colorado Nonprofit Development Center. C...

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...

Expert Interview Series: Aaron Peavey, Rocky Mountain Fire

March 14, 2018
Meet Aaron Peavey My name's Aaron Peavey and I'm the Training Division Chief for Rocky Mountain Fire...

Expert Interview Series: John Willson, Louisville Fire

February 28, 2018
Meet John Willson John Willson, Fire Chief Louisville Fire Protection District. We changed the RMS, ...

Expert Interview Series: Chris Carpenter, Director of IT

February 15, 2018
Meet Christopher Carpenter Hi, I'm Christopher Carpenter and I work for Epilog Laser. We are a globa...

Expert Interview Series: Derek Hitchman, SCS Cloud

January 24, 2018
Meet Derek I'm Derek Hitchman and I am the CEO of SCS Cloud. We are a Netsuite and Salesforce soluti...

Expert Interview Series: Quentin DeWitt, EAG Consultant

January 05, 2018
Meet Quentin My name is Quentin DeWitt. I'm the consulting manager here at ERP Advisors Group. I wor...

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...

Expert Interview Series: Lew Visscher, CFO

October 27, 2017
Meet Lew I’m Lew Visscher, I'm CFO for Catalyst Repository Systems here in Denver Colorado. We're a ...

What To Do When You Outgrow Your Accounting Software

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

The Top 5 Biggest ERP Selection Mistakes

May 17, 2017
In working with clients, we have seen a repeating pattern of mistakes that businesses tend to make w...

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...

ERP Selection for Cologix

December 20, 2016
Once you are certain of your needs for a new ERP, it is time to start the selection process. Using o...

Case Study for Coalfire Systems

December 20, 2016
Defining your software needs as an organization and setting clearly defined goals and objectives wil...

NetSuite’s POS Beats Industry-Specific POS Vendors

December 15, 2016
The Problem: No POS Integration When ERP Advisors Group was recently engaged to advise a mid-market ...

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...