Renovus Capital Partners Acquires Leading Data Solutions Provider, Premier International
Kicking off your organization’s data governance implementation with an introductory meeting is an effective way to ensure stakeholder buy-in and set expectations for things to come.
After working on dozens of implementations, we find that organizations frequently overlook using the implementation as an opportunity to upgrade data governance to fuel long term data performance.
A comprehensive data migration approach covers the phases from preparing the target vision, executing the transformation, and driving long term data performance.
Asking these questions before starting your implementation will set your organization up for success!
Data validation and testing are both crucial when migrating data to any system. It’s important to understand the difference as they are frequently mistaken to mean the same thing.
The goal of this modernization effort was to reduce costs, gain efficiencies, and drive innovation so that the company could better serve its governmental, defense, and intelligence clients.
This steel manufacturer chose Dynamics 365 as their Asset Management solution. Learn how Premier made a successful go-live possible.
One of the largest privately-owned child care providers in the US wished to bring 10 distinct brands and hundreds of schools onto their existing Oracle Cloud platform.
The final test cycle before cutover deserves as much or even more attention than cutover itself. A successful dress rehearsal is an excellent indication that the entire project team can deliver a successful go-live.
Premier International has been named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the nation's fastest growing private companies
A globally ranked healthcare provider struggled with data issues during a pilot go-live for Oracle Cloud ERP. Then they met Premier International. Learn how we minimized data risk for this hospital and ensured a succes
According to McKinsey, organizations spend 30% of their time on non-value added tasks because of poor data management. Read on to explore why data impacts performance and how Premier can work with you on these issues.
As part of a global rollout of Dynamics 365, the Item Master for a particular cold finishing mill required a dramatic redesign.
Experiencing significant issues prior to User Acceptance Test, a multi-national company brought Premier in to assess the data migration for complex multi-application. Read how cultural issues impacted the project.
Successful completion of a data transformation and ERP implementation will provide huge advantages to your organization. But before you can realize these benefits, your organization must rise to the challenges ahead.
Learn how Premier has aided a college system in migrating their existing Banner Human Resources and Financial data to Workday during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Making a first data conversion test cycle a success requires good planning and proactive work. Here, we take you behind the scenes of 7 key steps that we do at Premier to help make your test cycle a success.
Units of Measure can make or break their supply chain solution. Read more to understand more about unit of measure, UOM conversions, and issues to avoid.
A successful project start with good project management. There are 5 big mistakes that could put your software implementation at risk. Continue reading to learn of ways to fix or avoid these disastrous mistakes.
Premier CEO Craig Wood speaks with Karen Kimsey-Sward about his personal journey as a leader, the importance of relationships and some of the keys to building a healthy company culture.
Have you been told that the Cloud cannot handle historical data? Think again, check out 7 Lessons Learned Migrating 1.6 Million Invoices to Oracle Cloud.
Whether it is Source-to-Pay, Strategic Sourcing, or Procure-to-Pay, the implementation of an Ivalua system is a major undertaking and data migration is a critical and risky component.
When preparing for the data conversion, consider the all risk, benefit, and entire scope of the data activities. Read on to calculate the risk and see the realized benefits that are possible when building the data team.
Quarterly patches are released for Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP, these expand functionality, resolve bugs, and update security. However, it difficult for businesses to predict the impact of these patches on implementation.
Gaps in data governance and master data management posed the greatest risk to this logistic company's IT (Information Technology) transformation project.
Strategizing supplier selection will start your organization on the path to a successful ERP implementation. Keep reading to learn the secrets to robust supplier selection.
The City of Dallas embarked on its Workday implementation in early 2018. Before Premier International was contacted, the city had already struggled through 3 test cycles on their own...
User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is typically considered a dress rehearsal for Go-Live and should result in minimal change requests. But this was not your typical UAT.
A $3B organizations MDM is to throw some data stewards at it. Learn about how this is inadequate and questions that can be asked to build out data governance at your company.
Premier CEO Craig Wood details how the company uses The Premier Way, radical candor, and gratitude to foster a culture that elevates both client and employee needs.
One of the world’s largest medical centers aimed to consolidate their ERP systems across hospital branches onto a single, integrated data platform.
Our steel manufacturer client proudly designed their own Supply Chain software solution decades ago on mainframe servers. While this system helped to propel them to success, it was time to modernize to D365.
Cloud implementations continue rising in popularity and are projected to make on-premise database-driven business solutions obsolete. This trend has been accelerated by the current pandemic and its global impact.
Explore 4 steps to consider when implementing Oracle Cloud ERP together with Ivalua to improve your organization’s supplier on-boarding management, sourcing and RFx, contract redlining...
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is true in terms of Grandma logic and In the world of data management. Organizations spend millions implementing new ERP and business application solutions but ...
If you plan on implementing Oracle Cloud PPM and Grants the following questions will help head of issues before they become problems that impact the implementation.
A few months ago, while working on an ERP implementation for a large hospital, one of the directors was abruptly pulled away. Read on to see how COVID is effecting ERP implementation for hospitals.
One of reasons data is cited as an issues on implementations stems from underestimating the data effort before the project even starts. Learn what needs to be considered in an estimate effort.
The State of Iowa and Workday in conjunction with governing.com shared the State’s journey to the cloud over the past several years. The webinar discussed lessons learned, including data conversion.
A state is running across nine disjointed, antiquated, and disparate ERP applications for HCM and finance across 70+ agencies. See how Premier is overcoming these data challenges.
The following checklist leverages Premier's experience implementing dozens of Oracle projects that can help your organization prepare it's upcoming Oracle Cloud ERP implementation.
To realize the power of Oracle's Cloud applications, it is critical that the underlying data is clean and correct. Understanding the top challenges while migrating into Oracle Cloud is critical to the project's success.
It has become increasingly difficult for Implementation Partners to distinguish themselves from their competition as Cloud solutions have eliminated many of the previously available customizations.
A division of a multi-billion dollar global aerospace and defense company needed to consolidate their 14 different business data sources onto a single integrated platform.
Premier International has been named one of Crain’s 2020 Best Places to Work in Chicago
After a 100 years of international growth, a privately held materials company was ready to take the next step forward by modernizing their business.
The City of New Orleans completed a complex transformation into Infor CloudSuite. On this initiative Premier tackled the migration from their legacy IBM mainframe, Great Plains, BuySpeed, and other data sources.
An IT project is a complex system of software, data, people, and requirements. Software goes through versions, data points move, and people evolve, but requirements stand out as the most fluid element of a project.
A $4.4B organization embarked on a complex system modernization initiative to move from 11 disparate ERP systems into Oracle ERP Cloud, Oracle PLM Cloud, Oracle CPQ Cloud, Oracle HCM Cloud, and Microsoft Dynamics.
Data validation is critical to the success of every Oracle ERP Cloud implementation. Without knowing how or what to validate validation can lead to unpredictable test cycles, long hours, and project delays.
Read through 9 activities will help ensure that your implementation gets started on the right foot.
Curious who is responsible for what aspects of data on complex implementations? This article contains a of RACI of who is Responsible, Accountable, Consulted, and Informed for the major activities of a data migration.
Data profiling is a critical step in uncovering the data landscape. This posts provides a high level summary of some simple types of profiling that are commonly used to assist in landscape analysis.
"You'll never be able to figure out our data",that's what I was told. 48 hours later after putting in some evening hours, mission accomplished.
The beneficial impact of a central repository and process is enormous. In order to realize those benefits, there are important features that the repository must have. Explore five critical features in this post.
Whether this is your first phone interview or you’re practically a professional at this point, here are 7 tips for nailing your interview and securing a spot for yourself in the next round.
A case study that explores the value that Premier International brought to an inflight implementation for a Fortune 500 steel company.
This list outlines the data work that should be performed on complex implementations and can be used to help formulate deliverables to include within an RFP.
It's that time of year - time for Premier's annual lake party! Dennis Gray takes a moment to reflect on the broader meaning of this event to him, both personally and professionally.
Most organizations don't implement enterprise wide software packages like Workday often. This checklist provides definitive steps and insights that will help you prepare the data component of the implementation.
Premier International uses a centralized data repository as one of many tools to eliminate data migration risk. This post outlines 8 benefits of using a central repository as part of an implementation.
Stressed out by your open Oracle Service Requests? Here are 5 tips to Accelerate Oracle Service Request Resolution.
Cloud computing is in its infancy, especially in the ERP space and its lack of maturity presents another of challenges.
Reflection of the past 20 years of working at Premier from one of the Principals, Matthew Punnoose.
Bridging the gap between mainframes and the Cloud requires a complex and comprehensive data conversion effort. Premier's comprehensive solution addresses these additional complexities.
It's time for go-live! As cut-over approaches, the "this is real" feeling sinks in. The project plan, quality of data, migration programs, and solution readiness are all examined under a microscope.
Project overview, challenges, and solutions of our data mirgration services on an Oracle Cloud ERP implementation for a $4.4B data center equipment and services provider.
Perform the data analysis and migration of all HCM data (HR and Payroll) from a legacy Ceridian system & financial data from a legacy Oracle EBS R12 system into Workday for a $2.2B airport/transportation management firm.
Solving the duplicate issue can yield increased buying power, more accurate marketing campaigns, reduced maintenance costs, improved inventory management, and better forecasting.
While the design and manufacturing principles of a 100 year old furniture company withstood the test of time, its custom legacy mainframe ERP systems did not.
Premier International is proud to announce the successful Workday HCM Go-Live for a $2.2B transportation management firm.
Whether it is HCM, ERP, Finance, or SCM, the implementation of any Oracle Cloud application is a major undertaking and data migration is a critical and risky component.
Premier International is delighted to congratulate their partner, an $8.7B medical device manufacturer, on the successful consolidation of multiple ERP systems into a unified Oracle EBS R12 environment.
Premier International is proud to announce the successful SAP Go-Live for a $8.3B auto parts manufacturer.
Premier International proudly announces the successful completion of a JDE E1 data quality and synchronization initiative for a $1B human resources services and technology company.
While there is a common misconception that Data Migration is simply moving data from Point A to Point B, the reality is almost always much more complicated.
The cost of a Data Migration can be thought of from two angles—the Direct Cost and the Indirect Cost.
This case study represents the migration of the financial general ledger data to PeopleSoft for a $2.8B higher education organization’s South American universities.
After years of acquiring various brands and companies, a $11.3B global leader in the beauty industry was left supporting and maintaining dozens of different HR/payroll systems.
A $14B Surgical Equipment Company (Client) was in the midst of consolidating a recent acquisition into their existing JD Edwards Enterprise One (E1) application.
Data is always underestimated on new implementations. From the initial data design, to data quality, the migration, and through the final data validation, this underestimation of data is a constant on every project.
After years of acquiring companies, a $22.5B Diversified Manufacturing Conglomerate was left supporting and maintaining each of the different legacy manufacturing and ERP systems.
Whether it is HCM, Finance, or Student, the implementation of a Workday system is a major undertaking and data migration is a critical and risky component.
Industry experts agree that Data Migration poses the largest risk in any implementation. The findings are the same across platforms and module.
While Data Migration and Data Integration are related, they are two fundamentally different activities with contrasting requirements. They need to be approached as such.
The implementation of a new ERP/HCM/PLM system is a major undertaking. Data migration is a critical and risky component of any such project
After years of expanding and diversifying their portfolio of products and services, one of the largest manufacturers of consumer packaged goods initiated a plan to convert its various acquisitions into a single instance.