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    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      John McGrann MBA ACMA AIMC
      How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Agenda
      • Actually Managing Oracle Applications
      • Measuring Success And Value for Money
      • Leading a Support Team From A Finance Perspective
      • Empowerment And Super Users
      • Top 10 Tips
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Actually Managing Oracle Applications
      Recent LinkedIn.com poll:
      • 32% - Real Cash Benefit / Cannot Live Without It
      • 68% - TooComplex / Little Value / In Learning Mode
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Actually Managing Oracle Applications – Quotes:
      • «  Our AccountingReporting System is in Excel »
      • «  I asked the same question using 3 Oracle reportingtools and got 3 differentanswers »
      • « We put Oracle Financials in before…and tookit out again »
      • «  We have 3 Access databases for everyemployee  »
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Actually Managing Oracle Applications - Questions
      • Whoownsyour Oracle applications? IT or the Business?
      • Who manages your Oracle applications?
      • Whatis the Strategy for Oracle applications?
      • How muchwillyouspend on your Oracle applications over 10 years?
      • Who are yourcustomers?
      • Whatisyour customisations policy?
      • Is your Oracle Applications strategyaligned to business / corporate plans?
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Actually Managing Oracle Applications - Questions
      • Is your support team purelyreactive?
      • What % of the potential of OA are youutiliisng?
      • How doesyour OA performance compare againstprioryears? Otherorgs?
      • Budgeting and MI reports?
      • Do youimplement change successfully?
      • Is your user communityempowered?
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Measuring Success & Value for Money - Questions
      • Return on Investment
      • Service Requests Analysis & SLAs
      • Efficiency Analysis
      • Support Hour Cost
      • Development Hour Cost
      • Efficiency Savings
      • Production Change Request Analysis
      • Customer / User Analyiss
      • Training Provision Analysis
      • Benchmarking – Oracle Service Requests (Metalinlnk)
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Leading a Support Team From A Finance Perspective - Questions
      • IT function?
      • IT or Business background for Support Team analysts?
      • Reactive or proactive?
      • How efficient is the support function?
      • Measure solutions and financial benefits?
      • Cost benefit analysis & Customisations?
      • Flexible staff?
      • Outsource?
      • Cost or profit centre?
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Empowerment And Super Users – Questions
      • Are users entirely reliant on Oracle support staff?
      • Users > Super Users > Support Team > Oracle Corp?
      • Role of the Oracle Super User?
      • Selection of Oracle Super User?
      • Training and Development ?Ownership > Objectives > Structure > Processes?
      • Customers and Users?
      • Funding?
      • Communication?
      • Oracle Super User Groups?
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Top 10 Tips :
      • 1. Establish Oracle Super Users and OSUGs
      • 2. MI Reporting and KPIs for ERP
      • 3. Define Your Customers and Users
      • 4. Model for Oracle ERP Reporting
      • 5. Automate - Informate - Educate - Transformate
      • 6. Use Intranet for Support Service Requests
      • 7. Set Up OMS team
      • 8. Excel4Apps - GL Wand
      • 9. Intranet site for ERP
      • 10. Change Control and Cost Benefit Analysis
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      1. Establish Oracle Super Users and OSUGs
      • Close the skills gap between IT and the Business
      • Empower users to maximise your ERP investment
      • Set up Oracle Super User groups by business function
      • Set efficiency savings targets for OSUGs and measure
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      2. MI Reporting and KPIs for ERP
      • Measure effectiveness and efficiency of your support team
      • Analysis of customers and users costs and efficiency savings
      • Analysis of Service Requests (internal and external)
      • Benchmarking internally and externally
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      3. Define Your Customers and Users
      • Define Customers
      • Set up an Engagement Model
      • Report back on MI
      • Set up a Custodianship Model
      • Manage Reporting Strategy
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      4. Model for Oracle ERP Reporting
      • Business managers define Information needs
      • ERP support team to advise on reporting tools
      • Agree efficient and effective reporting solutions
      • Change Control process including Cost Benefit analysis
      • Support and maintain
      • Minimise or eliminate customisations
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      5. Automate - Informate - Educate - Transformate
      • Automate - Audit Excel & Access files & FSGs & Uploads
      • Informate - Ensure ERP meets your reporting and KPI needs
      • Educate – Keep Support and Users up to date with ERP developments and best practise
      • Transformate – User ERP and Business Process redesign to change how you do business
      Audit - Excel & Access & Uploads & FSGs
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      6. Use Intranet for Support Service Requests
      • Specially Designed Intranet Call Form
      • No More Telephone Calls
      • User Completes Form and Submits
      • Form Asks All Relevant Questions
      • Received Instantly By Support Team
      • Logged In Company Support System
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      7. Set Up OMS team
      • Within Support Team
      • Flexible for enhancement work
      • Focus on current functionality
      • ERP and business process skills
      • Work with SMEs in business
      • Quick Wins
      • Only Added Value Work
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      8. Excel4Apps - GL Wand
      • Proven Excel based Oracle GL Reporting tool
      • Finance departments using 11i or R12 Oracle GL
      • Easily Create, Edit and Publish Finance Reports in Excel
      • While Connected to Oracle GL
      • Easy to Install and Maintain
      • No Training Required
      • Easy to Use, Tightly Integrated and Secure
      • GL Wand Reports are Refreshable on Demand
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      9. Intranet site for ERP
      • News
      • Support calls
      • Releases & Upgrades
      • Training
      • Vendor webinars
      • Vendor documentation
      • MI reports
      • Surveys
      • Super User Groups
      • Production Changes / Outages
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      10. Change Control and Cost Benefit Analysis
      • For non project enhancements and development
      • Cost Benefits Analysis for each piece of work
      • Support team to provide the costs
      • Requestor from the business to provide the benefits information
      • Eliminates non added value work and prioritises jobs
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP?
      • Bridging the gap between IT and the Business
      • Demanding Value For Money from ERP systems
      • Reporting ERP performance
      • Leading By Example
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      Any Questions?
    • How Management Accountants Can Drive ERP
      John McGrann MBA ACMA AIMC
      www.DriveERP.com
      +357 96-728265
      John@DriveERP.com