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Unformatted text preview: 1 July 10, 2007 1 ERP Methodology & Project Management ERP Life-Cycle Concepts Ronald E. Giachetti, Ph.D. Associate Professor Industrial and Systems Engineering Florida International University July 10, 2007 Slide 2 ERP Methodology & Project Management "All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure." (Mark Twain) 2 July 10, 2007 Slide 3 ERP Methodology & Project Management Agenda s Review ERP implementation project cycle including Initiation Project planning Process analysis and design Realization Transition approaches Operations from go live to support s Discuss ASAP as an example ERP method. July 10, 2007 Slide 4 ERP Methodology & Project Management Generic view of an ERP implementation s Essentially two major components development and deployment s Development Process selection/modeling Coding/configuring Data migration Infrastructure s Deployment Organizational change Education Go-Live 3 July 10, 2007 Slide 5 ERP Methodology & Project Management 1. Initiation 6. Operations 4. Realization 5. Transition 2. Planning 3. Analysis & Process design ERP Implementation Phases July 10, 2007 Slide 6 ERP Methodology & Project Management Phase 1: Initiation s The beginning of the project s A project will begin when the project sponsor has obtained the funding Implies that top management of the firm feels that it is important enough to invest big money s Pull in key project resources, i.e., the project manager 4 July 10, 2007 Slide 7 ERP Methodology & Project Management Phase 2: Project planning details 1. Set up project administration 2. Staff project 3. Set goals and objectives 4. Acquire project resources 5. Define metrics 6. Documentation standards July 10, 2007 Slide 8 ERP Methodology & Project Management Phase 3: Process design s Elucidate very detailed information on relevant processes Determine specific process details Redefine/clarify project scope s Learn what the technology (ERP Modules) offers as a solution s Choose whether to redesign processes or customize technology s At the same time, ready the technology infrastructure to support the system 5 July 10, 2007 Slide 9 ERP Methodology & Project Management Installation steps s Size the system s Decide on installation type s Check on installation requirements s Install and configure hardware, network and base software s Design file layout s Install central instance s Define database s Build and load database July 10, 2007 Slide 10 ERP Methodology & Project Management Phase 4: Realization s Modifying plain vanilla enterprise system to support organization s Industry specific settings Unique characteristics of particular industry or market segment s Company specific settings Unique characteristics of company s Some geography specific settings are usually allowed 6 July 10, 2007 Slide 11 ERP Methodology & Project Management Building interfaces to legacy s Programs that allow enterprise system to exchange data with legacy systems s Inbound and outbound s Almost always custom-built...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course ERP 2000 taught by Professor Giachetti during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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ERP-LifeCycleConcept-v1 - 1 July 10, 2007 1 ERP Methodology...

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