It is people that determine the success or otherwise of a project, not the technology. Granted, there are rare cases where a project stalls due to a technical issue, but
I was asked recently to put forward a proposal to an organisation for the implementation of a software system. They really were not considering what they were trying to achieve, what the greater vision was nor what metrics would apply to measure the success of the project.
As a business solutions professional specialising in the needs of the Office of Finance, I find there’s a common thread in almost all of my conversations with prospective customers. CFOs bemoan the amount of time it takes them to close the books and produce reports.
At a retirement party, I was talking to a CFO. He was reflecting on how he’d arrived at his organisation intending to make his mark by buying a new ERP system. He realised the smart approach was not about changing the system but changing how people used systems. Refreshing!
Microsoft Dynamics GP2013, the new release of Dynamics GP, is due for release (general availability today). Just in time for Christmas! The online capabilities really take this product into a new realm. There are many new features to take in. Here are a few of my favourites.
Microsoft’s release of Dynamics AX 2012 is a significant and powerful application providing a massive range of functionality. By implementing this new release of software, Professional Advantage has been able to get up-close-and-personal with Dynamics AX2012.