Mitigating the Unique Risks of Accelerated ERP Implementations


The benefits of a rapid ERP implementation are enticing. Rather than spending months defining business processes and considering myriad features and options available in the software, ERP customers agree to accept standard, predefined business processes preconfigured by the system integrator.
Due to the high cost and risks inherent in a major ERP implementation, rapid implementation approaches are now becoming more mainstream. This white paper discusses the implications from both a project risk management and internal controls perspective that must be considered and addressed by organizations embarking on this type of project.