Two vendors who are were part of your ERP project team are not working in sync with each other, and their conflict is causing you project to fall behind schedule. In this video, Bob McGannon recommends the actions you should take along with approaches to minimize the chance of a vendor responsibility gap happening on other projects.
- In this challenge, two vendors that are part…of your project team are not working well together.…Their contracts aren't clear about who should be…leading project integration activities and it's causing…them to miss deadlines.…If this continues, your project will be impacted.…The first question I asked, "What action should…"you take in this situation?"…As with the other challenges, it's best to…perform some analysis.…Proper integration of the network and the ERP application…is mandatory so it would be best to determine which…of the vendors would be best suited to perform…the integration lead role.…
Find out if the wording in either of their contracts…does indeed commit the vendor to perform…the lead integration task.…If that was your intention with either…of your vendors, it could be in the contract.…Make sure to double check the contract from…beginning to end to see if that responsibility is laid out.…If integration work responsibility is not clear…in either contract, what cost might be added…to your project?…
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- Considering a cloud-based solution
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- Addressing challenges such as conflict and changing priorities