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s ome of SAP's ERP produc ts this y ear. (BTW : I've got the s c ript ready if any one in Holly wood is
http://www.cio.com/ar ticle/pr int/486284 2/3 1/29/2014 10 Famous ERP Disaster s, Dustups and Disappointments 8. Sha re holde r Pre ssure Ha lts SAP ERP Rollout
All was not well with bedding-mak er Selec t Comfort's multi-module ERP implementation of SAP's ERP,
CRM, s upply c hain and other applic ations . So in 2008, with s erious s hareholder pres s ure to end the
$20-million-plus projec t that was "indic ative of ex tremely poor judgment by management" (c harged one
s hareholder's SEC filing), Selec t Comfort did jus t that: It put the projec t on hold.
In this ec onomic environment, is this jus t an inc idental s ign of the times or a s ign of more things to
9. ERP + Sa a S = Softw a re Succe ss or Ba d Ide a ?
W hen CIO magaz ine s urvey ed 400 IT leaders about their ERP s y s tems in early 2008, CIOs s aid they
remained c ommitted to on-p...
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