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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.

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Data Migration Checklist For Workday Implementations

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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 ...

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Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure

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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.

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Throw Some Data Stewards At It

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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.

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7 Barriers to Successful Data Migration

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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.

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Behind the Scenes: 7 Things We Do Before a Successful Test Cycle

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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.

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5 Project Management Mistakes in ERP Implementations (And How to Fix Them)

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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.

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How Inaccurate UOM Data Can Break Your Supply Chain

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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.

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Data Risk Factors and Monetary Impact When Resourcing Your Implementation

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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.

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6 Secrets to Supplier Selection Criteria

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Explore the issues, terms, and processes of data migration that Dorjey learned during his first seven weeks at Premier.

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7 Things I Learned My First 7 Weeks at Premier

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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...

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Rescuing a Workday Implementation - Securing Benefits for First Responders

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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.

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Migrating Critical-to-Customer Data to Dynamics 365: How We Resolved Missing Legacy Data Challenges

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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.

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Transforming Supply Chain Data to Dynamics 365: Unravelling a Complex Legacy Solution

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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.

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Moving to the Cloud ... Now What

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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...

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4 Steps in your Ivalua and Oracle Cloud Journey

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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.

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4 Questions to Ask When Implementing Oracle Cloud Projects and Grants

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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.

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Calculating Oracle Cloud Data Migration Effort

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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.

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Data Conversion Lessons Learned at the State of Iowa

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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.

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Data Migration Check List for Oracle ERP Cloud Implementations

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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.

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Top 7 Oracle Cloud Data Migration Challenges

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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.

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Gaining a Competitive Edge Through a Comprehensive Data Approach

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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.

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How to Halt Endless Requirement Changes

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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.

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Accelerating Oracle ERP Cloud Implementations Through Data Validation

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Read through 9 activities will help ensure that your implementation gets started on the right foot.

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9 Initial Data Assessment Activities

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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.

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Who's Responsible for What on Complex Data Migrations

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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.

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A Primer on Data Profiling on Data Migration Projects

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"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.

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Data Spelunking: Simple Techniques to Start Understanding Data Landscapes

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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.

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5 Requirements of a Data Migration Repository

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A case study that explores the value that Premier International brought to an inflight implementation for a Fortune 500 steel company.

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Accelerating and Improving an In-Flight Implementation

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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.

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8 Benefits of a Central Data Repository

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Cloud computing is in its infancy, especially in the ERP space and its lack of maturity presents another of challenges.

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The Challenges of Supporting Cloud Migrations

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Bridging the gap between mainframes and the Cloud requires a complex and comprehensive data conversion effort. Premier's comprehensive solution addresses these additional complexities.

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Accelerating the Journey from Mainframe to the Cloud

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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.

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Pre-Validation Reports: The Secret to Alleviating Data Conversion Anxiety

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Common Techniques to Employ in the Identification of Duplicate Data

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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.

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7 Reasons Data Migrations Fail

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The cost of a Data Migration can be thought of from two angles—the Direct Cost and the Indirect Cost.

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The Impact of a Failed Data Migration

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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.

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Two Critical Benefits of a Data Repository

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Industry experts agree that Data Migration poses the largest risk in any implementation. The findings are the same across platforms and module.

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EPACTL vs ETL

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While Data Migration and Data Integration are related, they are two fundamentally different activities with contrasting requirements. They need to be approached as such.‍

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Data Migration vs. Data Integration

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Every successful IT Transformation includes a cutover – a moment where the old way of doing things disappears and the new solution goes live. We introduce the basic types of cutover.

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What's Your Type? A Nontechnical Primer on IT Transformation Cutover Types

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