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Top Hidden SAP Support Expenses - The Finale

Top Hidden SAP Support Expenses - The Finale

Last week I discussed SAP support costs #3-5 focused on employee training & productivity. This week I will be covering the final hidden costs in my series. Recognizing these risks upfront or mitigating them during current SAP projects is crucial to running a successful SAP system.

#6: Recruitment & Retention Costs

Top 7 Hidden SAP Support Expenses: #3 - #5

Top 7 Hidden SAP Support Expenses: #3 - #5

Last week I discussed SAP support costs #1 and 2: Water cooler creep and Upgrades. This week I will be covering costs #3-5. These points focus mainly on employee effectiveness and productivity. Please leave any comments below if you agree/disagree or have some additional thoughts on these 3 bottom-line-sucking costs if not properly managed.

#3: Maintaining Employee Training & Certification

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.

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