Agile methodology for software development has been around since the early 2000’s. It began as a way to move past the previous “Waterfall” Development methodology to solve shortcomings in the Waterfall Development process. Until the advent of Agile methodology, software development was a long and linear process.
Because of a new ERP implementation did not work out, Deutsche Post already had to record a high loss several years ago. The same thing happened to Lidl. After seven years and costs of more than half a billion euros, the planned system is still not running smoothly. Now the discounter has pulled the ripcord.
Now that you realize your growing manufacturing business requires the high quality, simple yet powerful manufacturing software (MRP system) to accurately plan your production and to optimize your company’s processes, and you’ve decided to move forward with chosen software, it’s time to look at the best ways to implement the software in your organization.
The reality is that the issues that need to be relieved – e.g. the pains of inaccurate inventory management or production schedule – are not caused by the lack of manufacturing software. The situation in which a company finds itself is the result of its habits and the current processes and procedures.