4 Ways HeadSTART Saves You Time and Money Implementing Microsoft D365 ERP

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When you make the decision to implement a modern, cloud ERP or CRM solution like Microsoft Dynamics 365, you want to see the benefits as soon as possible. All while avoiding common pitfalls like disruption, budget and schedule overruns, as well as the risk that comes with a technology initiative that was poorly planned. 

To streamline Microsoft D365 Finance and Supply Chain, as well as D365 CRM deployments, Sikich has developed the HEADSTART approach. It has proven practices for distributors like you, preconfigured.

Read this infographic to see how HEADSTART gives you a major advantage.


Upgrade Outmoded Legacy Systems

Making progress on any issues challenging the supply chain requires advanced technology, and many current systems simply can’t meet new needs. While it’s tempting to try to customize legacy systems, the cost and effort are usually prohibitive. The silos of existing systems don’t support the integration of multiple business processes to create efficiencies, collaboration and visibility necessary for every aspect of the distribution operation.

A strategic approach is crucial to ensuring that new technologies will be deployed in ways that truly benefit your business. Beyond cost reductions and controls, consider how technology can help you capture more/new revenue, operate more efficiently and expand to new markets.

Those who actively address their supply chain challenges with strategic use of technology will reduce their exposure to risks and enhance their businesses. The people who invest thoughtfully in technology can stand out from their peers and win market share.

TAKE YOUR NEXT STEPS to supply chain resiliency

Is it time to make your supply chain more resilient? To begin with, you can:


The COVID-19 pandemic has industry leaders rethinking their supply chain strategy. Sikich, in partnership with Microsoft and IndustryWeek, compiled the following based on our Supply Chain Resiliency survey findings to help manufacturers and distributors see where they stand compared to their peers, in order to make more informed decisions about future supply chain practices.