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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Explore the issues, terms, and processes of data migration that Dorjey learned during his first seven weeks at Premier.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cloud computing is in its infancy, especially in the ERP space and its lack of maturity presents another of challenges.
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.
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.
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.
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.