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Recover a Failed ERP
Implementation

Implementing or upgrading the ERP system can be worrisome. You might have no idea if you are progressing in the right direction or not. And most importantly the way to rescue the failed project. So, here are some of the factors that can indicate if your implementation is headed to success or failure.

Signs to Recognize ERP Implementation Failure

Signs to Recognize ERP Implementation Failure

ERP implementation(How much it cost?) is a total failure if your budgets and resources are increasing, but your timeline is continuously postponed. This can be the first factor to indicate that implementation is headed towards failure. So, if you are spending more time, energy and money, you might be moving to failure.

One of the possibilities of it is that you had unrealistic expectations along with poor decisions. So, to make it successful, keep your plan practical that will save your business from any kind of implementation failure.

Are you unsure about the ERP implementation failure? Or still, asking, why do ERP projects fail so often?

Well, the following are the factors that might help in understanding if the implementation is a complete disaster or the way you can make your failed ERP project rescue plan in advance.

unexpected budget

MISMATCHED BUDGET EXPECTATIONS 

Once the process of implementation begins, the solutions will start taking shapes, and the customer can understand their progress. But when a customer finds the unexpected performance of the system. And it is not as fast as expected or not even easy to operate, it will require changes and they will east up more budget. So, when the budget of any company for ERP implementation exceeds 140% of the original budget. This is simply a failure of implementation. And most importantly, you will be sure that they have all the recent information including social data and task flows.

LACK OF INTEGRATION ABILITY

If your ERP implementation fails to integrate with your existing business data or applications, this can be a serious issue for you. Data in your ERP system may cause harm to the business and make it difficult for you to access it. It will further cause issues in the decision and accuracy of these decisions. Ultimately, it enhances data redundancy and duplication harming the accessibility and quality of data.businesses to streamline processes for employees. So, they can focus on targeting the right audience along with the creation of a perfect campaign.

ZERO CUSTOMIZATION

The uniqueness of every business demands specific functionalities, support and features that fit their business. Meanwhile, customising your ERP system will add up in the cost, risk and time to the project. Managing your company without customisation can be a hard decision. Moreover, without customisation, you may need to change the way you process your business.

EXTENSIVE CUSTOMISATION

Implementation failure can be avoided with proper planning and do not go for the over-customisation. We understand that your business needs specific features, but the extra customisation will only add up the cost and time. So, the processes should be discussed and plan in the first place to avoid the failure of any kind.

INADEQUATE USER ACCEPTANCE TESTING

User engagement is vital and also a crucial aspect of ERP implementation. And many vendors introduce users too late. Ultimately, they lack the understanding of customers after failing to use customer data in their training sessions. So, it ends up creating more issues especially when it comes to user acceptance testing. These factors usually cause failure.

Moreover, the ERP vendor can harm by assigning a fresh consultant with little experience. So, this is another aspect of failure and increases the chance of poor testing of the project resulting in failure.

UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

You didn’t plan on a sophisticated level and you are now having issues because of unrealistic expectations. To be realistic with them, you must have meetings with vendors on a regular basis. Ensure that they are aware of the processes it can enhance after implementation. Additionally, realistic expectations need a discussion early in on execution to ensure that management is aware of benefits.

LACK OF PLANNING

Lack of planning is one of the crucial factors when it comes to the project ERP failing. Therefore, without considering the cost, plans and ideas, you may get false perceptions about the ERP. The software is complex and without detailed planning, it will only provide unrealistic risk factors. So, you end up failing in the implementation of ERP implementation.

 

LACK OF TRAINING

Lack of training is another factor for failed ERP projects. Yes, it is because most businesses leave user training for the end of the project. While you are focusing on other projects, one must engage employees to make them learn basics and provide them with a clear overview of the ERP project. Ultimately, enabling them to get trained and learn to use the software. In case you have failed despite all the odds, you must have a project recovery plan or you can say a rescue plan.

DHRP ERP recovery plan steps

 
ERP implementation rescue

ERP IMPLEMENTATION AUDIT

The team of DHRP will take you through the audit process to determine the critical points of a project. So, it will be assessing the budget, scope, performance and schedule of ERP implementation. Moreover, the decision methodology team management, data migration, and all technical areas are covered for successful implementation.

 
 
ERP implementation rescue

ERP RESCUE & RECOVERY PLAN

We will be providing you details on rescue and recovery plan resolving and highlighting the issues during the audit. It all depends on the projects straying off and this plan can change, or amend the original plan of implementation.

 
 
ERP implementation rescue

ERP RESCUE DELIVERY

We can assure successful delivery by taking over the rescue plan. Our experts share the experience and they will enable your team to assure that stakeholders go with the revised plan. It will benefit in drive completion and meeting the targets relevant to schedule, budget, and business outcomes. Moreover, we cover major services from project management, solutions architecture, and project staffing.

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