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00:20 — A client of Wayne’s wanted a consolidation project to fix technical debt, lower costs, and improve audit abilities. So, they had to make a decision: Do they fix procure-to-pay (P2P) to improve costs and service or do a bigger ERP conversion?
00:58 — The dilemma here is that ERP conversion may require re-work of a quick P2P fix.
01:20 — ‘Throw-away’ quick-fix projects are okay even when you know you need a more comprehensive overarching change:
- Fixing P2P processes will drive better ERP processes
- Time-to-value for saving a lot of money and fixing a broken P2P helps pay for ERP
- Train the organization for change by ‘practicing’ one process
02:45 — It’s often not ‘either/or’ sometimes it’s just saying ‘yes’ to both.
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