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Lessons Learned the Hard Way: Do We Learn From Our Mistakes?

Lessons Learned the Hard Way: Do We Learn From Our Mistakes?

By Alex Antonatos | Jun 13 2013

Often the most difficult and important task that any corporation must perform is to select and implement an all-encompassing architecture methodology. My view on all 4 architecture methodologies mentioned above (Zachman, TOGAF, Gartner and Oracle)… Read More 

The Price Tag of ERP Failure: $440 Million?

The Price Tag of ERP Failure: $440 Million?

By Panorama Consulting | Jun 03 2013

When most organizations consider the risk and cost of an ERP failure, they typically think about relatively smaller-scale risks. But while large companies implementing an ERP system may not need to worry about losing $440… Read More 

sciQuest: The Top Five Barriers to Successful eProcurement

sciQuest: The Top Five Barriers to Successful eProcurement

By Michael Tauscher | May 27 2013

Through a brief analysis of sciQuest’s findings, it becomes clear that while the technology to support web-based purchasing is finally capable of accommodating the needs of large enterprise business, it is not as easy to… Read More 

Start a Trend: Implement CMMS Right the First Time

Start a Trend: Implement CMMS Right the First Time

By Miranda Limonczenko | May 27 2013

Bringing a new maintenance management system (CMMS) into your business is not only a difficult decision; it's a facility choice. Maintenance management implementation requires a change in the manner the business maintains facilities. It shifts… Read More 

Confessions of an SAP Expert Witness: SAP Failures

Confessions of an SAP Expert Witness: SAP Failures

By Panorama Consulting | May 23 2013

Over the past 15 years, I have seen my share of successful ERP implementations. The Panorama team and I have successfully managed a number of complex implementations over the years — ranging from SAP to… Read More 

Get Rid of the Lengthy COTS Feasibility Study

Get Rid of the Lengthy COTS Feasibility Study

By Alex Antonatos | May 21 2013

Feasibility studies permit planners to outline their ideas on paper before implementing them. This can reveal errors in project design before their implementation negatively affects the project. Applying the lessons gained from a feasibility study… Read More 

How to Find Hidden Revenue in Your Contracts

How to Find Hidden Revenue in Your Contracts

By Michael Boykin | May 20 2013

Often when businesses talk about contract management, it’s reactive and not proactive, as topics like compliance and risk mitigation aren’t always top of mind for C-level sales executives. But contract management can be a proactive,… Read More 

Digital Signatures Increase Revenue for Brokerage Firms

Digital Signatures Increase Revenue for Brokerage Firms

By Emily Maxie | May 20 2013

We’ve all heard the environmental benefits of “going green,” but keeping our planet healthy isn’t the only reason for brokerage firms to move to electronic documentation. There are significant benefits of switching to digital signatures,… Read More 

Why Vendor Timeliness Matters to Your Company

Why Vendor Timeliness Matters to Your Company

By Novatus Inc. | May 10 2013

Nothing worse in today’s fast-paced world than letting a decision fester while waiting for a new product to arrive or a new service to be implemented. Quick and dedicated service after the purchase agreement is… Read More 

ERP Rapid Deployment - The Old Slam-Dunk Approach in Disguise?

ERP Rapid Deployment - The Old Slam-Dunk Approach in Disguise?

By Steven Phillips | May 09 2013

Over the years rapid deployment methodologies have evolved to address the age-old problems: ERP projects can take too long and cost too much. In its purest sense, rapid deployment focuses on compressing the project timeline… Read More