Friday, May 16, 2014

MIT SDM Webinar: Business System Integration

Risks and Mitigation Approaches for Business System Integration
MIT SDM Systems Thinking Webinar Series
Date: May 19, 2014
Time: Noon – 1 p.m. EDT
Free and open to all
About the Presentation
The successful integration of new technologies is essential to continual success in today's fast-moving global economy, enabling businesses to upgrade their systems to be more effective, reliable, and scalable. Because this requires a critical alignment of business processes and technologies, organizations invest heavily in system implementation projects. Nevertheless, these projects often encounter unanticipated roadblocks to success.

In this webinar, Daniel Mark Adsit will discuss observed patterns in manufacturing and supply chain technology implementation projects across more than 15 countries—using examples that span diverse cultures, organizations, functions, departments, and technologies. The presentation will:
  • zero in on critical focus areas for businesses contemplating a major project;
  • highlight common yet unexpected obstacles;
  • discuss how stakeholder factors can significantly impact system adoption; and
  • outline steps to take to enhance strategies for addressing complex technology implementation dynamics.
A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation. We invite you to join us. 

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