ERP Gone Bad: Lessons from Real-World Failures

Spectacular flameouts have much to teach managers about the right way to run projects

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ERP projects are among the most critical efforts IT ever undertakes, as they touch almost every part of essential business operations and are complex technically. Not surprisingly, some fail -- spectacularly. Although ERP has been an enterprise focus for a decade, many companies are still embarking on such efforts, and even more are dealing with ERP redos because of mergers and business changes. Here's what you can learn from the failures of others and put to use on your own ERP projects.


Enterprise Cloud Computing: Poised to Rise in 2016

Beyond all the hype, emergence of enterprise cloud computing as a key business tool is a remarkable example of organizations following the way their employees are leading. Here is why it will rise as a key business element for 2016.