A Perspective on Data Migration in Digital Transformation

A Perspective on Data Migration in Digital Transformation

Data migration is one of the most difficult and complex portions of any digital transformation. To better understand this, I recently interviewed Daryl Crockett, the CEO of ValidDatum, which is our technology-agnostic data migration partner at Third Stage. She is a...
The 4 Pillars of ERP Implementation Success in 2020

The 4 Pillars of ERP Implementation Success in 2020

We have seen a recent rush of requests for ERP implementation assessment and project recovery. Despite vendors’ use of accelerators and ERP software best practices, ERP implementations are becoming more and more difficult. Reasons for this include the complexity of...
The ERP Go-Live: Three Key Considerations

The ERP Go-Live: Three Key Considerations

Through our years as digital transformation experts, one common area of concern in nearly every ERP initiative is that of Go-Live readiness. It’s a huge subject and critical path for any organization implementing any form of enterprise software. In fact, lack of...
Common ERP Organizational Change Management Challenges

Common ERP Organizational Change Management Challenges

When I’m speaking with executives at our clients, one of the most common things I hear is: “our people are ready for change, so ERP organizational change management isn’t going to be an issue for us.” This is one of the most challenging...
How a Good ERP Consultant is Like a Utility Infielder

How a Good ERP Consultant is Like a Utility Infielder

Utility infielders are critical pieces of a successful baseball team. They are not everyday players and often are not even starters. They play many positions and roles, many of which are only consistent if there is an immediate or urgent need created by an injury to a...
Are Big ERP Systems Integrators Best for Your Organization?

Are Big ERP Systems Integrators Best for Your Organization?

We have been stressing the importance of vetting your ERP Value-Added Reseller (VAR) or Systems Integrator (SI) for some time now, and the message seems to be hitting nerves across the industry. One common error we are seeing companies make is jumping to a conclusion...

Pin It on Pinterest