ERP Implementation Successes and Failures Case Studies

Read the following case studies regarding ERP system implementations. For each case study, provide an explanation of what went right and what went wrong.

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What could have been done differently to prevent some of the challenges faced by other classmates’ experiences with ERP implementations?

Review the system acquisition methods from the text and describe which method may have been used in the case studies. What acquisition method would you recommend if you were the project manager for the ERP implementation?

For one of the case studies, provide an overview of the implementation process (e.g., the ERP life cycle, business process re-engineering, project management, and change management) and the role of staff, vendors, consultants, and the organization in making the ERP implementation process successful.

Submit a 2-3 page paper (not including title or reference pages). Refer to the rubric for more detailed grading criteria.