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Top 7 Hidden SAP Support Expenses

Top 7 Hidden SAP Support Expenses 

Part 1: Intro

The SAP lifecycle consists of three phases- Implementation, Support, and Upgrades. While you cannot eliminate all the expenses associated with SAP, there are ways to reduce the overall cost; with one area that many companies overlook is ongoing support.

Basic Nature of SAP Implementation

Change Management for ERP

Change Management for ERP

Forrester Research projects that the global enterprise resource planning (ERP) market will grow to $50.3 billion in 2015.

Change is rarely ever simple.

An ERP transition will be a long, complicated, and often very difficult process.  It is becoming universally recognized that including a qualified Change Management Resource and workstream in the ERP project will enable the company to realize the maximum benefits of an ERP transition with minimal challenges.

What does it take to become a Lean Enterprise?

What does it take to become a Lean Enterprise?

In our experience, there are 3 keys to successful implementation of Lean: Leadership Commitment, Employee Involvement and Execution. These form the foundation that will allow Lean to take root and drive results.

Leadership Commitment

Creating a Lean, Agile Enterprise

Creating a Lean, Agile Enterprise 

Customers are continually demanding exceptional quality as well as higher levels of commitment to service. Complicating these customer demands are material cost fluctuations, volatile commodities and the need for rapid product/service adaption. These issues are making it more challenging every day for companies to maintain or improve their competitive advantage.

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