The Ideal ERP or CRM Implementation Strategy for Equipment Manufacturers

After years of working with the same technology stack, your equipment manufacturing organization starts notice issues like difficulty in keeping track of supply chain gaps, a lack of business visibility, outdated and siloed technology, outdated and siloed data, as well as lack of flexibility in systems which make scaling or expanding into new markets difficult or too expensive. From those business issues stems a realization that it’s time to implement new technology.

A Modern ERP or CRM Implementation Strategy

You’ve done the preliminary work needed to ensure that throughout your organization everyone is on board with the need to implement a modern cloud ERP or CRM solution like Microsoft Dynamics 365, but now what? The next step is to deploy while minimizing the disruption to the business. You need to be certain that you have assembled a team of people who understand the strategy and know the equipment manufacturing business before executing a major technology deployment.

HEADSTART for Equipment Manufacturers

HEADSTART for Equipment Manufacturing is an approach the technology practice at Sikich developed to accelerate the speed and reduce the pain of ERP and CRM implementations for Microsoft Dynamics 365. HEADSTART is a bundle of best-in-class industry applications, assets, and tools, combined with a modern, agile delivery method. Rather than starting from a blank slate, Sikich offers a preconfigured industry solution, based on best practices that supports core processes of designing, configuring, manufacturing, selling, delivering, and servicing industrial equipment.

HEADSTART maximizes your investment, reduces project duration and cost, and lets you focus on operational excellence through enhanced visibility and insights, streamlined process flow, and enhanced decision support.

In this video, we explain how HEADSTART helps your organization reap the benefits of a cloud ERP or CRM implementation like Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) as quickly as possible, all while avoiding common pitfalls like disruption, budget, and schedule overruns.

Have any questions about what HEADSTART ERP implementation can do for your equipment manufacturing business? Please reach out to our experts at any time!

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