Epicor’s Multi-Tenant Cloud : Part I – the Good and the Bad

Over the last couple of years I’ve had the opportunity to lead 5 different Epicor Cloud ERP software implementations. Here’s what I’ve learned: The Good: Quick Project Start – Easy startup with ZERO time wasted on dealing with infrastructure. This cuts the lead time from project start to finish drastically. You can be off and prototyping your processes within a couple of weeks of signing off on the sales paperwork. For on premise solutions it takes this amount of time just to spec out your hardware and get the order placed! Simplified Deployment – While standard screen customizations are easy, I have found that cloud customers are willing to concede heavy customizations in favor of chang

Get Your Implementation Off the Ground with a BPR!

Whether you are implementing your ERP software from scratch or doing a significant software update, one major thing to consider are your current processes and do they still make sense. Without a doubt you are investing a good deal of time and money in your implementation so why not make sure you are leveraging your project resources appropriately? One thing I’ve learned over the years is projects that begin with a Business Process Review (BPR) are much more likely to finish on time and on budget than those that did not have a BPR completed. Why? You can look at the BPR as being a roadmap for your project. The BPR IS what defines your project scope and therefore gives you a very realisti

Software Selection - Partner with a Pro!

With Epicor 10.1 being released and well into being a stable product, more and more users are considering making the leap, and I’m not just talking about those of you who are a few releases behind. Recently I’ve seen many customers on versions as old as 5.0 and 6.1 start the discussion process of “what it would take to upgrade”. There are many reasons for this but the #1 reason I see is due to aging infrastructure and the risk of unsupported operating systems. Nervous IT departments are forcefully demanding employers to take their aging ERP systems seriously and they should. We all deserve a little sleep at night. But before jumping into upgrade mode you should sit back and analyze the s

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