Connected Business Infographic - How ERP & IT system complexity is damaging companies.
The Connected Business
Corporate myth or holy grail?
System complexity is damaging companies - driving up operational
costs, draining organisations’ resources, hampering their agility and
preventing their ability to assess new opportunities. This infographic
looks at the gap between where companies want to be and where
they are now in their integration of core IT systems and processes,
and the cost of this gap to the business.
Too much information?
Over budget & Over time
The average mid-size company has
Average time to
roll out an ERP
project in 2013
(Up from 16 months in 2012)
were over budget
60% of ERP
Over /4 of
less than half
the expected results
input data more
Companies with best system integration are
be doing better
Does your organisation experience any of
the following issues?
Difficulty in making changes to systems
Having to input the same data more than once
Difficulty in producing reports that require data from different systems
Conflicting data and/or reports
Need multiple sources of support
Too much use of made Excel
Difficulty in understanding reports from different functions
How did your organisation implement solutions?
Solutions were implemented over time - not all at once
We tried to choose the best solution (in terms of functionality) for each function
We tried to keep costs low
There was no over - archiving plan for the entire organisation
Functional heads work independently to select
suppliers without considering the bigger picture
All of this suggests that mid-sized organisations are typically less effective
and efficient than they might be – a real concern in today’s challenging
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detail on the research conducted, download the Advanced whitepaper
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efficiency and profit gain’
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