The Concept of Agile Project Management Usage for ERP Implementations

Dobromir Herzog , Michał Jakubiak

Abstract

Complexity of business processes within enterprises make the implementations of ERP systems more difficult and complicated projects. Traditional approach to project management becomes insufficient thus new ways and concepts are being considered. Companies developing and implementing ERP systems start researching of agile methodologies. Beside of their obvious advantages like faster system productive operation those frameworks have another set of challenges, conditions and restrictions comparing to traditional ones. Leading ERP vendors like SAP, Oracle or Microsoft sell their products with own agile methodologies – ready-made receipts for successful implementations. Since ERP projects are amongst biggest organizational efforts for most companies, they must verify whether such approach is meeting their expectations. The up to date effort made by project managers must be shifted and they need to focus on another factors like closer look to fit/gap analysis and resulting changes to standard or more on-going coordination of different modules during realization phase. The article discusses some advantages and drawbacks of contemporary project management methodologies used in the area of ERP implementations.
Author Dobromir Herzog (WUEB)
Dobromir Herzog,,
- Wroclaw University of Economics and Business
, Michał Jakubiak (BM / DoL)
Michał Jakubiak,,
- Department of Logistics
Pages12809-12816
Publication size in sheets0.5
Book Soliman Khalid S. (eds.): Education Excellence and Innovation Management: A 2025 Vision to Sustain Economic Development during Global Challenges, 2020, International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), ISBN 9780999855141
Keywords in EnglishPMBOK, Agile project management, ERP systems, SAP Activate
Languageen angielski
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Uwaga"The project is financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland under the programme "Regional Initiative of Excellence" 2019 - 2022 project number 015/RID/2018/19 total funding amount 10 721 040,00 PLN".
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