ERP system is not an IT project
- it is a business project
I've spent the last 6 years implementing an ERP system.
It was a .NET upgrade from a unix MRP system.
That's right 6 years!
I started out in IT.
Now I work in the accounting and manufacturing departments.
Of course now that I know more about the business, I would have to argue against upgrading ERP.
The salespeople know how to push all the right buttons of management though.
One thing has changed from the MRP days to this ERP period.
Vendor used to employ business people in their development process.
Now they are more focused on the software & employ programmers.
The drop in quality and loss of common business sense is dramatic.