Chapter 8

ERP Selection

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After reading this chapter, you will be able to understand:

  • Importance of selecting the right ERP system
  • Selection team
  • Parameters for ERP selection
  • ERP selection process
8.1  INTRODUCTION

The focus of this chapter is selection of enterprise resource planning solution—the phase that follows requirement engineering phase in the life cycle of an ERP implementation. The output of the requirements engineering phase is available in the form of business blueprint containing requirements. Based on the requirements, the selection of an appropriate ERP system is made by a selection team. The selection process includes negotiation and contract with the software vendor and implementation partner. Most of the ...

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