Deploying Enterprise Systems

Book description

This book focuses on topics that business managers and project teams in global enterprises need to understand and follow to successfully deploy an Enterprise System (ES) for their organization.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Dedication
  6. Table of Contents
  7. About the Author
  8. Chapter 1 The Challenge to Deploy Enterprise Systems
    1. 1.1 Introduction
    2. 1.2 Ten Reasons Enterprise Systems Projects Fail1
    3. 1.3 Benefits and Risks to Deploy an Enterprise System
    4. 1.4 Translate Organization’s Long-Range Goals to Enterprise Systems Requirements
    5. 1.5 The Audience for This Book
    6. 1.6 Organization of This Book
      1. Chapter 1: The Challenge to Deploy Enterprise Systems
      2. Chapter 3: Choose Software
      3. Chapter 4: Plan ES Project
      4. Chapter 5: Design Enterprise System
      5. Chapter 6: Build and Test Enterprise System
      6. Chapter 7: Deploy the Enterprise System
      7. Chapter 8: Close Enterprise Project Cycle
    7. 1.7 Summary
    8. Note
  9. Chapter 2 Organize and Manage ES Projects
    1. I Organize the ES Project
    2. 2.1 Enterprise Systems Project Cycle
    3. 2.2 Define Roles and Responsibilities
      1. Executive Sponsor
      2. Project Sponsor
      3. Project Steering Committee
      4. Project Manager
      5. ES Users
      6. ES Stakeholders
      7. ES Users
      8. Project Teams
      9. ES Vendor
    4. 2.3 Create Roles and Responsivity Chart
    5. 2.4 Define Project Organization Chart
    6. II Manage the ES Project
    7. 2.5 Monitor and Control Project Tasks
      1. Monitor Project Activities
      2. Correct Issues, Problems, and Risks
      3. Take Corrective Action
      4. Report Progress
    8. 2.6 Project Management Skills
    9. 2.7 Business Management Skills
      1. Manage Your Own Responsibilities
      2. Delegate Assignments
      3. Manage Conflict
      4. Manage Meetings
      5. Navigate Enterprise Culture and Politics
      6. Follow Business Etiquette
    10. 2.8 Technical Management Skills
      1. Organize Projects
      2. Manage Project Schedule
      3. Manage Project Teams
      4. Manage Onsite and Offshore (OS) Project Teams
      5. Manage Problems, Issues, and Risks
      6. Report Project Status
      7. Manage Project Changes
      8. Manage Project Documents
      9. Manage Project Communication
      10. Manage Stakeholder Expectations
      11. Manage Project Budget
      12. Manage Quality
    11. 2.9 Summary
  10. Chapter 3 Choose Enterprise Systems Solution
    1. 3.1 Organize Selection Process
    2. 3.2 Define High-Level Requirements
    3. 3.3 Identify Enterprise Systems Products That Match Requirements
    4. 3.5 Issue RFP and Evaluate Vendor Proposals
    5. 3.6 Select the Enterprise Systems Product That Best Meets the Requirements
    6. 3.7 Prepare Preliminary List of Custom Changes
    7. 3.8 Prepare Business Case and Recommendation
    8. 3.9 Summary
  11. Chapter 4 Plan ES Project
    1. 4.1 Prepare Project Plan Documents
      1. Project Charter
      2. Stakeholders List
      3. Project Scope Statement
      4. Project Management Plan (PMP)
    2. 4.2 Prepare Project Schedule
      1. Create a Work Breakdown Schedule (WBS)
      2. Estimate the Duration and Work for Each Task
      3. Assign Resources to Each Task
      4. Estimate Level of Effort for Each Task
      5. Add Status for Individual Tasks
      6. Add Schedule Contingency
      7. Add Section tor Tasks to Manage the Schedule
      8. Review the Draft Schedule and Finalize
    3. 4.3 Prepare Deliverables, Issues, and Risks Logs
    4. 4.4 Prepare Project Budget
    5. 4.5 Establish Standards to Build an Enterprise System
    6. 4.6 Hold Project Kickoff Meeting
    7. 4.7 Begin Staffing Project
      1. Internal Staff
      2. Outside Team
      3. Obtain Resources to Support Project Staff
    8. 4.8 Summary
  12. Chapter 5 Design ES Solution
    1. 5.1 Design Enterprise Systems Solution
    2. 5.2 Define Requirements for Configuration
    3. 5.3 Define Requirements for Custom Changes
      1. Prepare an Analysis of Custom Changes
      2. Minimize the Need for Custom Changes to the ES Software
      3. Design Custom Changes to ES Software
      4. Approve Custom Changes
    4. 5.4 Define Requirements for Data Migration
    5. 5.5 Prepare System Technical Requirements Specification
    6. 5.6 Prepare Requirements Traceability Matrix
    7. 5.7 Revise Project Schedule and Budget
    8. 5.8 Summary
  13. Chapter 6 Build and Test Enterprise System
    1. I Build the System
    2. 6.1 Configure OOTB Functions
    3. 6.2 Customize OOTB Functions
    4. 6.3 Modify Legacy Data and Migrate to the New System
    5. 6.4 Prepare Programs for Systems Administration Functions
    6. II Test the System
    7. 6.5 Form Test Team
    8. 6.6 Prepare Test Plan and Calendar
    9. 6.7 Setup Systems Test Platform
    10. 6.8 Prepare Test Data and Cases
    11. 6.9 Train Test Team
    12. 6.10 Conduct System Tests
    13. 6.11 Fix Defects and Retest
    14. 6.12 Compliance Test for ES Systems
    15. 6.13 Summary
  14. Chapter 7 Deploy the Enterprise System
    1. 7.1 Complete Go-Live Tasks
    2. 7.2 Prepare Deployment Plan
    3. 7.3 Communicate to New Users and Wider Audience
    4. 7.4 Set Up Support and Help Desk
    5. 7.5 Train Users
    6. 7.6 Launch Deployment
      1. Announce Launch of New Application
      2. Deploy New Application
    7. 7.7 Monitor Deployment
    8. 7.8 Summary
  15. Chapter 8 Close Enterprise System Project Cycle
    1. 8.1 Introduction
    2. 8.2 Archive Project Documents
    3. 8.3 Close Vendor Contracts
    4. 8.4 Submit Project Review
    5. 8.5 Reassign Project Team Members
    6. 8.6 Begin Planning for Next Project Cycle
    7. 8.7 Summary
  16. Glossary
  17. Bibliography
  18. Index

Product information

  • Title: Deploying Enterprise Systems
  • Author(s): David Mattson
  • Release date: March 2024
  • Publisher(s): Productivity Press
  • ISBN: 9781003826491