Retail System Implementations | Ask the Experts

Retail System Implementations

Ask the Experts

Retail System Implementations | Ask the Experts

Retail System Implementations

Ask the Experts

In this edition of Parker Avery’s “Ask the Experts” series, we focus on retail system implementations. Implementation projects come in all different sizes and flavors, and they bring the possibility of greatly enhancing capabilities in a specific functional area or across an entire company. Implementation projects also bring a number of challenges. Backed by decades of implementation experience, Parker Avery experts Dave Birdsall, John Lawing, and Rob Oglesby provide their perspectives on the nuances and challenges associated with implementation projects.

Q1:

System implementation projects can range from small highly-focused systems involving only a handful of departments to geographically-dispersed, company-wide ERP solutions. When a company embarks on implementing a new system—regardless of the size—what activities have you seen that often don’t get the necessary attention from the client or consulting resources?