NetSuite SuiteSuccess Project Methodology
SuiteSuccess changes the traditional approach to an ERP implementation by allowing clients to go live in stages following Industry Stairways.
Instead of evaluating how a company does business TODAY, SuiteSuccess starts by understanding the strategy and priorities of your organization and then links those criteria to one of NetSuite’s industry-based Value Chain Assessments to determine the scope of the project.
The purpose of SuiteSuccess is an alignment of NetSuite’s leading practices built for your industry with your company’s goals. This enables clients to improve and optimize their business processes instead of customizing a solution to match the way business was done in the past.
The SuiteSuccess approach goes into much greater depth up front during alignment discussions to ensure that the scope is tightly aligned with customer expectations. Not only does this reduce the time it takes for requirements gathering after the project starts but it also ensures much greater accuracy of scope in contracts. Implementations start from a pre-configured solution and take significantly less time to implement with the goal being less than 100 days.
The traditional Implementation approach most consulting firms go through focuses heavily on extracting an organization’s requirements – how they do things today. Ultimately, this leads to highly customized solutions with little thought toward adopting leading practices. In this approach, Instead of focusing on best practices, the solution is adapted to current business processes. This often requires multiple rounds of Discovery and Build which leads to scope creep and budget overruns. With this approach, there is little alignment on what will be delivered prior to the start of the engagement. Because of this approach, the scope is typically very loose and the budget is unclear.
SuiteSuccess – The Four Key Pillars
Build – Capabilities purpose fit for a variety of industries that include ERP, CRM, PSA, Omnichannel commerce, HR and Business Intelligence
Engage – Leading practices for each industry and role based on NetSuite’s 20 years in the cloud.
Consume – NetSuite stairways allow companies to consume capabilities based on business needs that change over time. Go from zero to cloud in 100 days and maximize ROI!
Optimize – Continuous updates and improvement to leading practices ensure NetSuite is ready for your future requirements.