Changing your back office systems, like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), takes consideration. A reactive decision could leave your organisation with spiralling costs for implementation. But when is the right time to upgrade your solution? Is…
What we offer as part of
enterprise resource planning
We have a wealth of experience working and supporting ERP projects and programmes across a variety of public service sectors, working with our customers to understand and evaluate their current ERP landscape, and how it needs to develop to support their strategic corporate objectives, and aligning their leaders around a common goal.
Our ERP framework underpins the work we do in this area, comprising of six phases of work. You can learn more about of phases in our short YouTube videos here.
Our services within this framework include:
Work with you to understand and evaluate your current ERP landscape, and how it needs to develop to support your strategic corporate objectives.
Co-design a programme vision, values and design principles to ensure cohesion and underpin future decision-making moving forward.
Develop an options appraisal to support the business case for a potential optimisation, renewal or replacement programme.
Support you to define your organisational requirements that underpin your core ERP processes and help you select the best solution for your organisation based on our extensive experience.
Support you with the implementation of your new ERP software. Providing extensive experience in programme management, delivery, and change management. Ensuring areas such as business readiness, and change impact are considered.
Work with you, your ERP solution provider and third party system integration partners to support the delivery of your new ERP software.
Support adoption across your organisation through culture change, learning and development, and operating model design to ensure your programme is successful.
Support and optimisation
Provide key implementation programme roles. Ensure value and business insight is achieved post-implementation through the development and adoption of EPM tools and reporting across the business.
How we will benefit you
We are leaders in public sector ERP consultancy and our tried and tested methodologies will de-risk your programme. Our extensive experience of working with ERP solutions in public service environments places us in an ideal position to support you with new systems reviews, options appraisals and ERP implementation programmes. We help you to ensure that you follow the most appropriate ERP strategy for your organisation, and get the best out of your solution implementation programme.
Our values-based delivery sets us apart and you can count on us to truly partner with you, by sharing knowledge and providing tools and templates to drive success in your programme delivery. We will help you build capability to support your own continuous improvement for your long-term success.
What do our customers think?
"I found the support invaluable, particularly the in depth knowledge and awareness not just of the ERP market and technologies, but also of the complexities of local government."
"Socitm Advisory brought a wealth of past implementation experience that Walsall has benefitted from... implementation was delivered in a seamless, cohesive way, limiting distributions to our end users."
Project Team Member
"Socitm Advisory provided coaching and mentoring of the council's own staff, leaving a legacy of professionally experienced business change and project managers."
"We have successfully gone live with an implementation of Oracle's ERP solution. It is no mean feat in itself, but to do so in the Covid-19 pandemic required incredible teamwork."
"To have both challenge and support from Socitm Advisory has been very helpful as we move through our programme. A great partner to have."
Norfolk County Council
"Socitm Advisory has been a true partner to us... taking us through a thorough ICT review, options appraisal, and in-sourcing programme."
Lancashire County Council
"Projects of this complexity will normally see issues arise that impact their go-live dates or business processes and Socitm Advisory should be very proud that that hasn't happened."
London Borough of Lambeth
"They worked seamlessly with our systems integrator, Evosys, to deliver stakeholder engagement and user education training, responding to the developing needs of staff at every turn."
London Borough of Lambeth
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