Anytime an ERP implementation process begins, everyone involved has their fingers crossed that they do not become another ERP failure internet sensation. It happens every so often, and people love reading about what went wrong and how they can avoid it. It’s important to know when an ERP project began to go astray and where the mistakes were made. This helps others learn what not to do, and, chances are, this won’t be your last time attempting to implement ERP. You have to learn from your own mistakes so they can be avoided in the future. So how do you know where you went wrong and who to blame?
Sometimes even the most perfectly laid plans can go awry. Just because an idea sounds great on paper, doesn’t always mean it will pan out perfectly in reality. This is a failure also known as “spreadsheet syndrome”.