Big bang ERP implementations are out. Rapid, incremental ‘little bang’ implementations are in. Leading edge software engineering organizations have embraced agile development principles for years, based on rapid, incremental releases. It’s about time ERP implementers learned and adopted similar principles. As the speed of business increases every year, companies can no longer tolerate long, expensive, enterprise software implementations. Now is the time for Agile ERP Implementation.
Successfully serving today’s consumer and business customers requires a supply chain that is personalized for each sector, channel, and customer’s unique needs and demands, but doing it economically, efficiently, and profitably. The variety and specificity of customer demands expand every day. This is not just about product personalization. It is about delivering products in the precise manner desired.