Project Management

SAS Project Managers will own the project plan and will keep your business stakeholders closely informed around the project’s current status. Project management provides overall control and management of resources, scope, budget and timescales throughout the delivery of the project; helping to ensure that project resources are effectively utilized throughout your implementation journey

Implementing ERP software is a significant and challenging undertaking for any business.  Once implemented, the benefits of new ERP software are dramatic. ERP implementations involve a multitude of project tasks, high levels of employee involvement, changes to business processes and a financial commitments.  Successful projects require adept project management in order to meet objectives, schedule, and budget. Our project management consultants are here to support you in every aspect of delivering an exceptional ERP implementation.


Our approach to project management includes the following key tasks:

– Confirm with client stakeholders the project objectives, scope, constraints and assumptions
– Prepare project work plan and schedule
– Determine procedures for issue tracking and scope management
– Prepare regular status reports
– Conduct periodic status meetings with client stakeholders
– Coordinate key milestones, such as the conference room pilot, training, etc.
– Closely manage the activities surrounding the – Go Live activities
– Conduct a post project review

Our SAS Project Managers are here to ensuring quality and consistency in everything we do!

Past Projects

Virtually every ERP implementation we conduct includes project management activities. Below are some examples:

International Aviation Fuel Distributor 

We assisted this multibillion-dollar organization with several key IT initiatives. One included the development of a credit card settlement system and a web portal for merchants and cardholders. As project manager, our role was to manage scope, schedule, and budget. Project participants included developers in India, stakeholders throughout the US and the UK, a credit card processor in Kansas, and a large IT data center in Chicago. Project communications and coordination were critical given the scope and number of participants. The project completed on schedule and within budget.

Mixed Mode Manufacturer

We assisted this manufacturer of semiconductor machine components with the implementation of SYSPRO software, which included overall project management responsibilities. We worked with the client’s third-party IT organization to address infrastructure issues, and created a work plan and schedule to support the client’s desire for a quick ramp-up. From there, we conducted regular status meetings and resolved any issues that arose. This project was also completed on schedule and under budget.