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  • The skill of delivering real business value through ERP

    Key to the successful implementation of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) project is ensuring that the entire project value chain is aligned with the business purpose of the relevant venture. ERP is a combination of software and activities that many companies use to manage operations. Defining a business' purpose for the ERP project will enable companies to ensure delivery of that purpose through the chosen systems. Clients and vendors need to be part of the same value and supply chain to ensure real business value is delivered through ERP. It is therefore critical to ensure that the project team -- whether...