Can an ERP Installation take your company down?

Last week I had the pleasure of listening to Phil GilbertLombardi Software‘s CTO at the Lombardi European Partner Conference in south-west France.

During his keynote, Phil quoted a VC friend as saying “We look for companies doing Oracle ERP installations because we know they will probably go bankrupt soon and then we can buy them on the cheap. As a VC, ERP installation projects are our pipeline”.

Clearly we are in an uncertain world right now. So, if large ERP implementations are high risk and the level of volatility in the world is such that we have to do things differently, have we reached the time where pureplay BPM vendors like Lombardi are in the ascendance?

About Peter Borner

Peter is an entrepreneur and successful business leader. Currently leading a consultancy firm specialising in technical diligence for M&A and advising global firms on IT consolidation and migration to consumption based costing through the use of Cloud Technologies.

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2 comments
Ali
Ali

Very nice article. Thanks for taking the time to share this with us.