3 ERP Horror Story Videos To Help Microsoft Dynamics Users To Avoid Implementation Mistakes

ERP Mistakes

Implementing a Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution may be one of the most valuable and strategic moves a company can make. Implemented correctly by a reputable Microsoft partner, it can be a substantial financial asset, but if implemented incorrectly, it can be a horror story.

Unfortunately, technology projects fail at an astonishing rate at enormous costs to companies.

Forewarned is forearmed; there are ways to protect your company from a failed ERP implementation. Often, we can learn from others’ mistakes. 

With that idea in mind, The ERP Software Blog encourages you to watch the following three videos so your company can get valuable tips on how to have a successful Microsoft Dynamics ERP implementation or fix an unsuccessful one.

Saving a Business Paralyzed by a Neglected Dynamics GP System

Find out what happened when a company’s Dynamics GP system had become weighed down with obsolete third-party apps, undocumented customizations, a bird’s nest of haphazard configurations, and a poorly designed chart of accounts, all stemming from issues related to the initial system implementation. A system that should have propelled the business to new levels of success instead sent it grinding to an unproductive halt.

Find out how Dexpro Dynamics was able to rehabilitate this GP customer’s system rather than abandon it.

You’ll find information on:

  • Triaging a long list of system problems
  • Choosing the correct ERP and partner
  • Identifying system best practices
  • Decisions about updating or replacing ISV apps and customizations
  • The cost/benefit analysis of adopting a new ERP

Watch the Video

How a Manufacturer Failed an FDA Audit and Lost $600M in Valuation in a Day

Manufacturers in regulated industries face stringent regulations. Failure to comply with required reporting can result in severe financial penalties, reputational damage, and even legal issues. Manufacturers must be both informed and diligent in their industry practices.

In this ERP Horror Story, Microsoft Partners HSO and Merit Solutions discuss one manufacturer’s ERP setup that wasn’t correctly tailored to their specific industry. The company faced a flawed FDA audit, resulting in a staggering $600 million loss in valuation and a 40% decline in stock price overnight.

Learn how to:

  • Avoid costly technology mistakes that could severely impact your company
  • Choose a knowledgeable Microsoft partner for your implementation.
  • Use your ERP to ensure compliance and safeguard your company’s future.

Watch the Video

Ransomware Attack Cripples Manufacturer’s On-Prem ERP System

A mid-sized manufacturing/distribution company fell victim to a ransomware attack. They could not access data, and operations ground to a halt. Without the ability to invoice, ship, or pay vendors for weeks, the company lost up to six figures per day.

Learn how Western Computer rescued this company, restored operations on a secure Microsoft Dynamics 365 Cloud ERP solution, and recovered their data.

Watch the interview for answers to questions like these:

  • Are on-premises ERP systems more vulnerable to attack?
  • How can you restore operations and recover data after a cyberattack?
  • What factors can stall an ERP deployment?
  • What key skills must you look for in a Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner to improve your ERP project results?

Watch the Video

Arm your company against ERP project failure. Check out some more ERP Horror Stories on the ERP Software Blog and learn how to prevent them from happening to you.

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