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Maximize Your Investment: 10 Key Strategies for Effective Packaged Software Implementations by Grady Brett Beaubouef

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Ten principles for implementing a business solution

Following are the ten guiding principles I have developed and utilized in my fifteen years of implementation experience for packaged software:

  1. Focus on business results
  2. Customers — make an investment in your implementation partners
  3. Implementation partners — enable your customers to lead during the implementation
  4. Perform business solution modeling
  5. Determine the correct implementation approach for your unique business solution
  6. Implement to the current business process maturity level
  7. Maximize enhancements and minimize customizations
  8. Negotiate for success
  9. Have a business solution architect role on the implementation team
  10. Accelerate decision making by generating more knowledge and less information

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