A manufacturing client required project management support to re-implement IFS ERP system to eliminate extensive customization.
Client implemented ERP system IFS in 2016. In 2020, four years post implementation, the Client’s pain points included:
Only utilizing 50% of the purchased IFS functionality
Only utilizing ~50% of the customizations implemented in 2016
Experiencing downtime associated with ‘core code customizations’
Unable to leverage new developments released by IFS due to heavy customizations. Operating on IFS version installed in 2016.
High resistance and nervousness from the business to start any new initiative on IFS
Client Project Objectives
Eliminate 50+ Core Code Customizations and help the business transition to standard IFS functionality
One year timeline to transfer IFS functionality currently utilized by the business in IFS APPS 8 to latest version IFS APPS 10
Deliver Client Objectives without the project taxing Client’s day-to-day operations
Client’s business team (NOT the Project Team) to lead decisions on processes. Project Team to present options on how to leverage Standard IFS Functionality.
Deliver a positive and seamless project experience for the Client Project Team and the impacted Client stakeholders.
Elimination of Core Code Customization
Reduction in Project Resource Allocation
Annual Savings in Operating Expenses
Project Success Factors
Set & Regularly Communicated
Follow a Simple Project
Established a Capable
Practiced a Weekly Communication &
Established & Monitored Pace
for Each Workstream
Hear From Our Clients
— Lori Webber – Director of Finance, Barrday
"Mantrax was instrumental in our ability to go live with our system implementation on time and on budget. Mantrax immersed themselves in the process, and had a phenomenal understanding of the issues we were facing and the personalities of those individuals involved (more…)
— Jim Gast – Operations Manager, Barrday, Inc.
"I have been through multiple ERP implementations, both at Barrday and a previous employer, and the recent implementation of IFS APPS 10 was by far the most successful. This was mainly due to the project organization and attention to detail of the implementation team. The attention to detail, not only focused on getting the system up and running but wanting to understand the challenges (more…)
Read the full Case Study to see how Mantrax helped Barrday re-implement IFS and shift to standard IFS functionality. The keys to project success were strategic project design, regular mentorship for team members and day-to-day tactical project management.
Every company and project is unique, as a result, at Mantrax we focus on developing a unique project strategy and practical hand-on support to help clients reach objectives on time, on budget and without unwanted chaos.
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