ERP Systems and Technology

A Rosetta Approach to Technology Projects

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Technology projects, particularly enterprise resource planning (ERP) projects, are complex largely because of scope, price, and impact on the organization. Everyone in the public sector will likely be involved in an ERP project at some point in their career, but many only take it on once or twice. Governments tend to replace systems so infrequently and the pace of technology is so relentless, that even if a finance officer is “lucky” enough to be part of more than one project, it can still seem like a new experience.

This article focuses on connecting the elements of project management approaches used by most non-technologists with the software development approach used by most technology companies. Understanding the steps technology firms use is the first step to completing a successful technology project.

  • Publication date: April 2023
  • Author: Rob Roque