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Essential Software SolutionsImplementation       Process
Enclosed Presentation • Who is ESS • The Implementation   Process and Tools • The Psychology of an   Implementation
How our customerswill achieve their growth.
Essential Software Solutions Inc.• ESS has a proven track record of    partnering with clients and supporting    client ob...
The Gartner Group*….• In a survey of 1,000 recently implemented ERP solutions in the mid-market space, we found that 75% o...
Keys to a Successful Implementation       Upper                                Clear    Management                        ...
Why ESS can ensure Success.• Project Charter• Project Scope• Project Plan• Communications Plan• Risk Analysis• ESS Impleme...
Project Charter• Authored by the customer• Commits Upper Management to the  project• Aligns the Project with the customer’...
Project Scope• Builds on Project Charter• Defines     • Objectives     • Scope     • Constraints     • Structure     • Rol...
Project Plan• Builds on Project Scope• Contains     • Timelines     • Milestones     • Resources
Communications Plan• Recipients determined by Project Scope• Media    • Email    • Verbal    • Formal Meeting    • Newslet...
Risk Analysis• All projects have risk• Risk can be positive and negative• Risk needs to be defined• Good planning will red...
Implementation Team• The ESS team is comprised of individuals with a broad range of expertise and certifications (CGA, CPI...
Clear Objectives• Defined in the Project Charter• All the Project Implementation tools ESS  uses support the strategic goa...
Triangle of Truth             Scope            QualityResources             Time
Project Emotional Life Cycle             Workload           Confidence Level
Review• ESS uses a planned, methodical approach  to Project Management and ERP  Implementation• ESS uses tools and techniq...
Next Steps• Select Essential Software Solutions as  preferred vendor.• Demonstration• Review and sign contract.• Define Pr...
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The software Implementation Process

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Does the thought of implementing a software new software solution in your enterprise make you shudder? Even though you know that such an implementation will provide significant benefits to the organization, the process of initiating change can overshadow the rewards those benefits bring. Implementation does not have to be a feared word! Let Essential Software be your guide to a successful project launch.

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The software Implementation Process

  1. 1. Essential Software SolutionsImplementation Process
  2. 2. Enclosed Presentation • Who is ESS • The Implementation Process and Tools • The Psychology of an Implementation
  3. 3. How our customerswill achieve their growth.
  4. 4. Essential Software Solutions Inc.• ESS has a proven track record of partnering with clients and supporting client objectives.• ESS has a team of dedicated implementation professionals eager to bring their combined decades of experience to the table.
  5. 5. The Gartner Group*….• In a survey of 1,000 recently implemented ERP solutions in the mid-market space, we found that 75% of those customers were unhappy with the results!
  6. 6. Keys to a Successful Implementation Upper Clear Management Objectives Support Project Success ! Proper Plan & Education Dedicated Resources Vendor Methodology– Ampco Manufacturing Project Management
  7. 7. Why ESS can ensure Success.• Project Charter• Project Scope• Project Plan• Communications Plan• Risk Analysis• ESS Implementation Team• Clear Objectives
  8. 8. Project Charter• Authored by the customer• Commits Upper Management to the project• Aligns the Project with the customer’s Strategic Goals• Makes the Project official• Serves as input in to Project Scope.
  9. 9. Project Scope• Builds on Project Charter• Defines • Objectives • Scope • Constraints • Structure • Roles • Assumptions • Deliverables
  10. 10. Project Plan• Builds on Project Scope• Contains • Timelines • Milestones • Resources
  11. 11. Communications Plan• Recipients determined by Project Scope• Media • Email • Verbal • Formal Meeting • Newsletter
  12. 12. Risk Analysis• All projects have risk• Risk can be positive and negative• Risk needs to be defined• Good planning will reduce negative risk and increase the positive outcomes.• “You cannot manage what you do not measure”.
  13. 13. Implementation Team• The ESS team is comprised of individuals with a broad range of expertise and certifications (CGA, CPIM, BSc Computer Science, BCom. ….) and real-life experience. Our project teams are known for delivering as promised, on time, every time.
  14. 14. Clear Objectives• Defined in the Project Charter• All the Project Implementation tools ESS uses support the strategic goals of client• ESS views its relationship with it’s customers as a partnership, all successes are mutual.
  15. 15. Triangle of Truth Scope QualityResources Time
  16. 16. Project Emotional Life Cycle Workload Confidence Level
  17. 17. Review• ESS uses a planned, methodical approach to Project Management and ERP Implementation• ESS uses tools and techniques aligned to support clearly defined objectives• ESS is prepared to support it’s customers with the emotional highs and lows of the Implementation.
  18. 18. Next Steps• Select Essential Software Solutions as preferred vendor.• Demonstration• Review and sign contract.• Define Project Charter.• Define Project Scope.• Implementation Kick-Off and Planning Meeting.

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