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Is your ERP project over budget and behind schedule with no end in sight? Is the project adversely impacting operations and spiraling out of control? As an Oracle Platinum Partner specializing in ERP systems, GSI provides a broad spectrum of project management, business, technical and development services to help mitigate your risks and get your project back on track.  Our Project Recovery staff averages 20+ years of ERP, industry and business experience and are uniquely qualified to identify and implement a corrective action plan for your project.
 

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Discovery

The first step in project recovery is to perform Discovery to ascertain where the project is via a thorough review of the existing documentation and system configuration. Utilizing GSI's gSuccess methodology, our Design Deck becomes the basis for our gap analysis. The purpose is to review the "Current State" alongside the "Original Requirements" and then depending on how far the original project got, to validate the configuration within the system.
 

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  Discovery/Business Value Assessment Document

A review of the company's current state. The review can be of technology, software or business process, all of which are compared to best business practices. From that comparison, a detailed list of our findings and suggestions for improvement is provided.

GAP Analysis

Out of the Discovery phase both the Discovery document and Gap Analysis document are produced. The Discovery document is a summarized listing of the major findings from the Gap Analysis. It lists GSI's observations and risk assessment for each business process. Within each observation, the impact to the implementation or future usability, as well as the opportunity and value proposition statement, are detailed to show the benefit to the company for the recommendation. 
 

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GAP Analysis Document
Fit/Gap Analysis is used to evaluate current usage of software and business practice, compared to need, best business practice and software functionality. The gap identifies an opportunity.

Project Timeline

Based on meetings between GSI and the Client, decisions regarding which design changes are going to be incorporated into the project, the Project timeline is produced. The project timeline shows the high-level activities that occur within each phase of the project as well as who is responsible for those activities. It is supported by a detailed project plan that is maintained by the GSI Project Manager.

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Project Timeline Document
A high-level graphical display showing key tasks to be accomplished within each phase of the project recovery project. It provides a better understanding of what is expected to be accomplished within each phase. The timeline is further supported by a detailed project plan.

Project Tasks

The project tasks document is data pulled out of information in the project plan, issues list and gap analysis to summarize by functional area the top-level tasks that need to be completed within each phase of the project showing resource responsibility or comments regarding progress. It is not a separately maintained document, but can be utilized for meeting purposes.

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Project Tasks Document
A listing by phase and then functional area of the work (tasks) to be completed. It includes information both from the project plan as well as any new tasks identified out of the issues log.

Project Recovery Status Update

Throughout the project, status meetings are held both at a steering committee level as well as with the project team. Our easy to read key performance graphic immediately alerts the reader to potential problems via GREEN, YELLOW and RED indicators. The categories can include “soft” indicators such as Culture to gauge how well the company culture at the Client fits with the GSI culture. A poor culture fit can have detrimental effects to the project just as missing deadlines. This status is backed up by a weekly status report that further goes into the constraints of scope, time and cost. 

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 Project Recovery Status Update Document
A visual summary of the key indicators for the status of the project. Typical indicators focus on risk, budget, time, etc. Our status includes items such as culture and communication getting into "soft" areas that can adversely affect a project. 

 

If you have project in danger of failing, you need the best with most experienced resources to get your project back on track, please call GSI at 855-474-4377, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or select the contact us button above.

 

 

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