Is Cloud ERP the Almighty Cost Cutter?
Deploying a viable, cost-effective enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is not a sure thing. In projects gone wrong, a common timeline seems to involve rosy promises early on, with costs that skyrocket and launch dates that get pushed back. And other warning signs can simmer away like flagging executive sponsorship and lack of user adoption.
With Microsoft updating its plans to take its ERP solutions to its own Azure cloud platform, a maturing cloud option has the potential to smooth implementations and help provide solid ROI. But is this ERP ambrosia, or just another "tastes like chicken" fiasco?
A Better Option?