ERP implementation risks

Manage and improve security and controls ROI while launching new ERP system

Proven methodology for implementing ERP to manage and improve security and controls ROI

Implementing or upgrading a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is laden with potential pitfalls as these platforms affect nearly all primary operations of an organization. Additionally, a new ERP carries varying degrees of risk as a diverse number of factors must be carefully weighed and considered. 

RSM’s ERP implementation risk professionals have significant experience with implementing ERP systems in diverse industries and organizational structures. Our proven methodology focuses on all key components and is designed to help you realize full ROI potential.

The team specializes in a variety of leading ERP solutions including:

  • SAP
  • Oracle
  • Dynamics 
  • NetSuite
  • JDE
  • PeopleSoft
  • Workday

Our knowledge, experience and deliberate methodology help us craft an ERP solution tailored to your unique circumstances. We help you evaluate all strategic options, being especially mindful of the selected system integrator and type of regulations applicable to your business environment, including SOX, FDA, GDPR and other global regulations, data privacy concerns and tax structures. We also evaluate the internal organizational structure and culture regarding its adaptability to change, bandwidth of internal employees and other critical companywide critical initiatives.

Implementation risk

RSM’s ERP implementation risk service team’s capabilities:

When going with an “out of the box” ERP solution, implementers are typically not responsible for controls design and testing effectiveness. With an understanding of your framework, specific controls and regulatory requirements, like SOX, FDA and ISO, our job as your risk advisor is to evaluate the controls environment, review design documentation, and identify control objectives and control design activities. We can implement GRC technologies to mitigate segregation of duties risk or build bots to automate controls or test of automated controls. 

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