ERP Implementation Methodologies To Perform A Specific Functionby Peter Filinovich Peter Filinovich ERP is a key way to enhance performances of resources in your business field. It is application software formed by the integration of many modules of software to improve the overall efficiency of operation. Promoting workflow, delivering high accuracy results, human capital management and enhanced customer relationship management are some among the main advantages of using ERP software system. Demand for ERP system software is getting increased day by day. Today, ERP is one among the widely recommended business promoter for assisting company owners to attain top position in global market sector. Implementation of ERP is generally done at different stages including design, implementation, stabilization, improvement and transformation.
At present, there are various ERP implementation methodologies available for integrating resource data. Single company can implement ERP software in different methodologies so as to perform a specific function. Choosing ERP implementation methodology in an organization mainly depend on business goal and functions. It concentrates on business structure and acts according to its needs. Now, let’s see in detail some of the commonly used ERP implementation methodologies for reducing delays in operation.
Phased rollout is one among the most widely adopted ERP implementation methodologies in an organization. In this case, implementation of ERP software is done by adopting a step by step procedure. Modules are implemented according to their priority level in company requirements. Phase out methodology itself can be divided to different types of implementation according to module, unit and location. Greater choice of modification process is an important advantage of using phased rollout methodology of implementation. Reducing the risk of implementation, better customization facility and easier operational facilities are other core advantages of phased rollout ERP implementation methodology.
Long duration for implantation process is a main drawback noticed for phased rollout implementation methodology. Parallel adoption is a common ERP implementation methodology functioning by integrating the old and new ERP software. It requires a well controlled system for better management. Today, parallel adoption is one among the least risky ERP methodologies used in companies. Users can move onto new system in series of steps after doing a detailed study of functions.
Big bang is a widely recommended implementation methodology in ERP software package. In this case, implementation of software is only done at once. It needs a lot of planning before implementing the software. After installing the new system, old system is completely removed from operation. Reduced cost of implementation, immediate transition and less duration for implementation are some major advantages of using big bang ERP implementation methodology. Here, old system will hand over the functioning charge to new system.
Testing the whole system before implementing software and easier failure formation are main drawbacks noticed for big bang methodology of implementation. Before choosing big bang implementing methodology, you need to have good planning for nullifying error. Big bang does not need any assistance of special interfaces for performing its operation. Change of software take place in very short interval of time period and there is no need for updated user documentation during implementation process.
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