SAP is a powerful tool that a lot of SME’s are eager to implement, but it is also one that is expensive to deploy and one that requires specific expertise that not all businesses have in-house. All too often, IT directors attempt to roll out SAP, only to find that the deployment goes wrong and then they are forced to bring in consultants to save the program – wasting a lot of time and money in the process.
So how can a business deploy SAP correctly? Well, there are several common factors that successful SAP implementations share.
Start with the Top Line
While operational savings are a good goal, the top line is an important metric. This is especially true for businesses with higher turnovers.