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.

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 revenue cycle automation ...

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 Your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project? Avoid These Five Stumbling Blocks

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

To Upgrade Your ERP System or Not: Making a Compelling Business Case

January 09, 2019
An ERP application needs to be maintained to benefit your business, and upgrading periodically is im...

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 ...

Four Excuses and Four REAL Reasons Companies Choose the Wrong ERP Software

December 06, 2018
SAP defines Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) as the integration of the core processes needed to ru...

Expert Interview Series: Adam Clapp, CFO

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, Director of IT

October 24, 2018
My name is Bud Price and I'm the IT Director here at Brown Strauss and Brown Strauss is a distributo...

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...

New Records Management System: Common Points of Failure and How to Avoid Them

July 25, 2018
Records management systems (RMS) are used by public safety agencies, including fire, police, and oth...

ERP Selection Process Demystified: From Vendor Selection to Implementation

June 13, 2018
This article is for business leaders who are in the beginning stages of a new ERP project. It outlin...

The ERP Selection Process Demystified: Getting Started

June 06, 2018
We will outline the entire selection process, laying to rest unnecessary complications, antiquated d...

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
Our last article established 7 reasons why fire departments are replacing antiquated RMS with more i...

7 Big Benefits for Fire Departments Who Replace Records Management Systems (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...

The Managing Principal's Corner: Successfully Selecting an ERP

December 22, 2017
Founder & Managing Principal Shawn Windle explains what you need to know for having a SUCCESSFUL ERP...

How To Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

December 06, 2017
In one of our recent conference calls, we discussed how implementation failures are just a consequen...

Why You Should (or Should Not) Upgrade Your ERP System Part 2

November 15, 2017
Last week, we discussed what an ERP system upgrade is and how growth is one of the 5 primary drivers...

Why You Should (or Should Not) Upgrade Your ERP System Part 1

November 08, 2017
We typically advise companies to avoid upgrading their ERP system unless absolutely necessary becaus...

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

5 Mistakes Every Executive Should Avoid When Selecting an ERP (Part 2)

May 24, 2017
Last week we discussed the first three mistakes every executive makes when selecting an ERP software...

5 Mistakes Every Executive Should Avoid When Selecting an ERP (Part 1)

May 17, 2017
We help companies with their ERP software needs from determining and analyzing what the organization...

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 ...

Caution: 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 may re...