From: Harvard Business Review(Vol. 77, Issue 1)
Publisher: Harvard Business School Press
Document Type: Article
Length: 1,008 words
Enterprise resource planning implementations have a greater chance of success if approached not as an information technology project but as a new business venture, according to a study by Robert Austin and Richard Nolan of the Harvard Business school. Investing in stages, sharing risk, taking care with team composition, and remaining flexible can increase the likelihood that ERP projects will succeed.