• Identify Strategic Objectives

    Determine what's important before you do anything else

  • Establish Process Boundaries

    Be crystal clear about scope just like you would on any other project.

  • Review Relevant Business Process

    Drill down into your existing business processes to gather your ERP functional requirements.

  • Identify Special or Unique Processes

    What's special about your organization that vendors might treat differently?

  • Map Requirements Against Objectives

    Prioritize your requirement and remember what's important.

  • Develop Vendor Long list

    Now that you understand what you need, you're ready to start looking!

  • Identify Comparison Factors

    Based on your strategic objectives, what are fair comparisons to make between products?

  • Develop Comparison Matrix

    Requirements down the left, comparison factors across the top. Group as necessary.