Last update: 2009-10-04

Episode #25 - ERP Implementation - Go Live - The Final Step!

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2009-10-04 :: Rick Nielsen
Hi There … It's been a long time, but better late than never… In Episode 25 of Implement ERP Fast we will explore the final step in an ERP implementation - Go Live - the day when you cut over to your new system. Sounds pretty straight forward right? Well it actually is, but I there [...]…


Episode #24 - ERP Implementation - Go Live Preparation - Critical Issues That Must Be Addressed

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2009-06-28 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 24 of Implement ERP Fast we will explore the critical issues related to preparing for Go Live. Where do you need to focus your attention? At this point in your implementation - you need to really stay on task - lots of details need to be attended to… Specifically we cover Go Live Preflight [...]…


Episode #23 - ERP Implementation - End User Training - How to Develop and Deliver It

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2009-06-20 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 23 of Implement ERP Fast we will be covering End User Process Training in preparation for Go Live - both on the development side of the training and a proven format for delivering the training. We also revisit Implement ERP Fast - implementation philosophy - A good refresher for someone that has not [...]…


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2009-06-19
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Episode #22 - How to Integrate Your Business Processes with Your ERP System - Part 3

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2008-12-28 :: Rick Nielsen
Hi folks, Rick Nielsen here … it's been a while since my last episode…. In Episode 22 of Implement ERP Fast we conclude the 3 part series on ERP Process Integration. In the feature segment of episode 22 we cover the last 4 steps of ERP process integration: Step 4 - Listing process scenarios. Step 5 - Integrating business [...]…


Episode # 21 - How to Integrate Your Business Processes with an ERP System – Part 2

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2008-10-28 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 21 of Implement ERP Fast, we will continue our discussion on ERP Process Intergration. Also in this episode, I will revisit WHY I produce this podcast and my perspective on the BEST approach in implementing an ERP system. I have added two new steps to the beginning of the integration process. These two steps are [...]…


Episode # 20 - How to Integrate Your Business Processes with an ERP System – Part 1

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2008-09-15 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 20 of Implement ERP Fast we begin the discussion integrating your business processes with your ERP system. This subject is one that will challenge you greatly during an ERP implementation and most companies take more time on this step than on any other in the implementation process. In this episode you will • Be introduced to [...]…


Episode # 19 - ERP Success Strategy - What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate!

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2008-08-15 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 19 of Implement ERP Fast … In the News and Views segment … We discuss the Aberdeen Group report on the ERP Market and a survey of what ERP implementation priorities are in 2008.  We will take a look at how these findings relate to your approach and your “entry point” in to where the [...]…


Episode # 18 - ERP Success Mindset - Leadership

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2008-07-18 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 18 of Implement ERP Fast we start discussing the ERP Implementation Success Mindset … A new direction for the podcast and one that affects us all in our day to day activities… • How to approach an implementation in thought and action. • How Leadership relates to your ERP implementation in many different respects… • What works, what [...]…


Episode # 17 - How to Move Your Current Transactions to Your New ERP System

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2008-06-27 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 17 of Implement ERP Fast … In the News and Views segment we will discuss how you can continue to buy Windows XP after July 08. Then, I cover the ERP implementation process – step by step and then discuss a new way of looking at your implementation. This segment will be one that you [...]…


Episode # 16 – ERP Data Migration – Tips, Do’s and Don’ts

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2008-06-18 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 16 of Implement ERP Fast we will … In the News and Views segment we will discuss Windows XP / Vista and Linux and Software as a Service (SaaS) as alternatives … XP will no longer be sold at the end of June 08… Next we will discuss my recently released 200 page guide, [...]…


Episode # 15 - ERP System Installation - Pitfalls and Tips

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2008-05-06 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 15 of Implement ERP Fast we will discuss ERP software and hardware installation and some proven tactics that you will appreciate for years to come. Update on the release of my first Implement ERP FAST Guide - Volume # 1 - Are You READY for a New ERP System?… Sign up for my newsletter [...]…


Episode # 14 - ERP Change Management - An Interview with Peter deJager

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2008-03-17 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 14 of Implement ERP Fast listen in to an interview that I just conducted with Peter deJager, international speaker and author of numerous books on Organizational Change Management. What is the BIG lie that most change pundits and authors perpetuate about change? In this interview, Peter and I discuss the process and mechanics of [...]…


Episode # 13 - How to Justify ERP Software - A Closer Look…

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2008-02-25 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 13 of Implement ERP Fast we will revisit and take a closer look at the first step in the ERP Roadmap - System Justification. Without this foundational step firmly in place, any subsequent steps in sourcing or implementing an ERP software system will be in serious question. This episode features the first in a [...]…


Episode # 12 - Placing the PO - Cross your "T's" and Dot your "I's"

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2007-12-19 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode 12 of Implement ERP Fast we will conclude our 12 part series on the entire ERP procurement process. We have covered: Justification Specification Sourcing Qualification Negotiation Hardware and Database requirements. In the episode we will discuss Purchase Order - Making sure that your "T's" are crossed and "I's" are dotted… Financing aspects of the procurement process. In addition to this we have included [...]…


Episode # 11 - Your ERP Hardware and Database Requirements

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2007-12-07 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 11 of Implement ERP Fast we will discuss… * Your ERP System hardware requirements. Get some early advice on what to look for and some specific recommendations on the hardware you will need to Go Live. * How to protect your system from dirty power lines and bad weather. * Then check out the overview [...]…


Episode # 10 Negotiation - Part 2 - What to Negotiate? Don't Leave $ on the Table!

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2007-11-21 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 10 of Implement ERP Fast we will discuss * The industry focus on Business Intelligence and Reporting and why you should consider your reporting options early on in the purchase and implementation of your system. * In the feature segment, we cover all the bases in what to negotiate when purchasing your ERP system. You [...]…


Episode # 9 Negotiation - Part 1 - The Basics of ERP Negotiation

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2007-11-07 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 9 of Implement ERP Fast we will explore the basics of ERP software negotiation including… * Who should do the negotiating and who are you up against? * When to start negotiating and what to focus on. * Some guidelines in negotiating your new ERP software system…and A MUST HAVE negotiation tip. All this and more [...]…


Episode # 8 Qualification - Part 4 - The ERP Software Demonstration

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2007-10-20 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 8 of Implement ERP Fast we will discuss the ERP Software Demonstration. You have spent a great deal of time communicating your requirements to a short list of potential ERP Software suppliers. Now let's see: * If they understand your requirements and… * If their software can provide you with the functionality that your company [...]…


Episode # 7 Qualification - Part 3 - Does Your ERP Supplier Understand Your Requirements?

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2007-10-12 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 7 of Implement ERP Fast we will discuss the following topics: Late breaking industry news…SAP acquires Business Objects (Crystal Reports). A detailed analysis is also available at ERP Roadmap. A quick review of the ERP software supplier qualification process. in the feature segment we will provide you with the tools needed to ensure that your [...]…


Episode # 6 Qualification - Part 2 - Get the REAL Story on Prospective ERP Suppliers

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2007-10-06 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 6 of Implement ERP Fast we will discuss the following topics: An important development in ERP software design. A review of the 5 steps in the ERP Supplier Qualification process. Supplier Qualification - Step 2 - Explore the benefits of visiting the corporate offices of your short list of prospective ERP suppliers. Meeting executives, department [...]…


Episode # 5 Special Edition - Your ERP System - Is It Time To Upgrade?

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2007-09-25 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 5, a special edition of Implement ERP Fast,l will reintroduce the podcast to those that might be listening for the first time. What is ERP? What makes one ERP system different from another? When is it time to make the move to a new enterprise system? Have you outgrown your existing system? What are the steps required [...]…


Episode # 4 Qualification - Step 1 - The Effective ERP Software Supplier Interview

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2007-08-31 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 4 of Implement ERP Fast it's time to start questioning your short list of ERP software suppliers. What questions should you ask them? How can you efficiently and effectively compare the suppliers on your short list - one to another? We will answer these questions and more in this episode of Implement [...]…


Episode # 3 Sourcing - Part 2 - How To Build Your Short List of ERP Suppliers

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2007-08-15 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 3 of Implement ERP Fast we will explore how to select your short list of ERP suppliers that best fit your business needs. Then we will discuss the ERP Salesperson, what you should expect from them, and what they should expect from you. Check out the Podcast and Portable Media Expo if you are [...]…


Update *** We are now in Odeo, Podcast Alley and Zencast

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2007-08-04
Related EntriesEpisode # 5 Special Edition - Your ERP System - Is It Time To Upgrade? Episode # 21 - How to Integrate Your Business Processes with an ERP System – Part 2 Episode #2 Sourcing - Part 1 A Survey of ERP Software Suppliers Episode #1 Getting Management Buyoff and Properly Defining Your Software Requirmements Episode # 20 [...]…


Episode #2 Sourcing - Part 1 A Survey of ERP Software Suppliers

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2007-06-25 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 2, Part 1 of Implement ERP Fast  Podcast we will discuss the ERP software supplier market as an introduction to the supplier selection process. Related EntriesEpisode # 6 Qualification - Part 2 - Get the REAL Story on Prospective ERP Suppliers Episode # 7 Qualification - Part 3 - Does Your ERP Supplier Understand [...]…


Episode #1 Getting Management Buyoff and Properly Defining Your Software Requirmements

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2007-06-16 :: Rick Nielsen
In Episode # 1 of Implement ERP Fast Podcast we will discuss the first two steps to ERP implementation … Go Live! 1. Getting sufficient buyoff from top management and … 2. Properly defining and specifying your software, hardware, process and system requriements. Related EntriesEpisode # 11 - Your ERP Hardware and Database Requirements Episode # 14 - ERP [...]…


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