Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Directing the ERP Implementation

A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance, 1st Edition

By Michael W. Pelphrey

CRC Press

380 pages

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Description

Although many books outline approaches for successful ERP implementations, the data shows that most ERP efforts yield minimal return on investment (ROI), with most projects failing. Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance supplies best practices along with a proven ro

Table of Contents

Planning and Preparing for Enterprise Resource Planning Success. Creating a Project Plan. Requirements Generation. Senior Leadership Collaboration Workshop. Foundational Principles, Tools, and Standards. The Information Workmanship Standard. The Conference Room Pilot. Education, Training, and Implementation Framework. Project Monitoring and Deployment. Project Management. Process Performance Management. Snags, Traps, and Black Holes.

About the Author

Michael W. Pelphrey obtained his BA in business administration from California State University, Fullerton, California, and his MS in finance from West Coast University, Los Angeles, California. He has over 30 years of experience with a broad and varied background in the ERP marketplace. Not only has he been a user of ERP solutions, but he was also a director of technical and business consultants at Comserv, a leading ERP software company located in Stuart, Florida; an ERP project manager; an ERP business architect; and a partner at BDO Seidman, an accounting and consulting practice. Functionally, he was the president/CEO of a mid-market just-in-time manufacturing firm with nine divisions spread across the United States.

Throughout his career, he has supported, in varying degrees, over 300 ERP projects for Fortune 500 companies as well as mid-market and small businesses. As an executive and business architect, he was highly successful at driving dynamic gains in revenue and profit and market share in small to Fortune 500 arenas. As an expert in IT Program Management, he focused upon cost/schedule deliverables, customer service, and collaborative team proficiency. In addition, he was awarded IT Employee of the Year for Operational Performance (Fortune 100 Company).

He has been a frequent article contributor and speaker at the American Production and Inventory Control Society, the American Society for Quality Control, and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
BUS087000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management