ERP Project Team – without right people, ERP will fail before it starts!

Find the right people from inside, don’t depend on external consultants If you have good infrastructure and good processes but don’t have right people, then everything will be doomed. For a giant project like ERP implementation, if you do...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

3 stages in ERP implementation process.

ERP Implementation Stages There are there different stages in ERP implementation. Without completing first two, last one never ever be reached. First stage It’s planning stage. Project is initiated. Software is selected and Project team is fina...

Zakir Hossain | Business Analyst

You are wrong about what can ERP do. Let's make you Right about it.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is known by lots of people. But majority percent does not know what it does. They think that ERP is a software solution for business that can improve business process magically which is wrong. Also, they think that ...

Zakir Hossain | Business Analyst

Challenges of ERP implementation in Bangladesh

ERP projects are very expensive and challenging. If an ERP project is not managed properly, it will take longer than expected time, cost will be unexpectedly high and business will be in danger after implementation. In this article it will be discuss...

Zakir Hossain | Business Analyst

How Can You Tell If an ERP Software is User-Friendly or Not

“User-Friendly” is a buzzword; be careful when someone says this word In the eyes of every software vendor, their own ERP solution is the most user-friendly! In the eyes of users, it varies person to person and time to time. Different use...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

The 10 reasons why you need an ERP Software

No intro, let’s get to the 10 points! 1.    One platform for everything ERP stores all entered data into a single database, allowing all departments to work with the same information. Additionally, all this data can be organized,...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

ERP Cost Breakdown - How Much Does ERP Cost

ERP Costs in 3 Categories Although there are many different costs involve in ERP implementation, those can be grouped into three categories. Category A: Software Cost The ERP software is a composite of Applications and Database. It may contain some 3...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

How you can integrate the business processes with technology?

Technology is great if it works. Meaning you have technologies but if you do not get what you need from those, it’s valueless and waste. You can think a technology which will solve the challenges you are facing in your Business and make your bu...

Zakir Hossain | Business Analyst

ERP Selection Criteria – Only 3 Features to Look For

More than 70% of companies who try to implement ERP do not get the expected result. This happens mainly because of poor implementation plan and strategy. Among many reasons, not-choosing-the-right-software is one that leads to poor implementation and...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

Big-bang or Phased strategy? ERP fails when you fail to choose the right one!

Big-bang or Phased? – big decision to make for ERP Implementation Rollout strategy or approach or whatever you call it, you always have to make this big decision before starting any ERP implementation. Business process analysis, requirement ide...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

How ERP Vendor and Client Should Manage One Another

The blame game As we know 75% ERP projects fail to provide the expected result. When a project fails, the blame game starts from both sides. The client says that the software is not user friendly and the consultant did not configure the system proper...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

ERP project always goes over budget & gets delayed

Most of the time it is heard that ERP projects go over budget than planned and take longer than expected time even never go-live. Maximum times, actual cost of ERP projects go 3 to 4 times than budget even more. Let’s see why those are happenin...

Zakir Hossain | Business Analyst

ERP Success or Failure — 90% responsibility goes to the Company who uses ERP

ERP Vendor is not the owner of the project If an ERP implementation fails, the company will suffer a great loss and the business will get disrupted. But, for the Vendors, it’s just an addition to the number of failed projects. Whether the ERP p...

Bulbul Ahmed | Strategic Transformation Leader | ERP, IT & Enterprise Solution Project Manager | Master Business Analyst | Management Consultant | Driving Innovation Through Process Optimization, Culture Development, and Automation Technology

ERP project WILL be failed, if a manufacturing company fail to take ownership of the project

According to a renowned analyst firm, about 70%-75% ERP projects are failed in 1st world countries. What’s about in Bangladesh? May be in Bangladesh, it is about 90%-95% or even more. Most of the manufacturing companies in Bangladesh are gettin...

Zakir Hossain | Business Analyst