Enterprise software development is a complex and time-consuming process. But many fail to realize that the actual rollout and deployment of an enterprise software platform can be equally challenging. This is especially true for large enterprise resource planning (ERP) software systems that impact staff in multiple departments and divisions.
During the software deployment process, you want to avoid a situation where your staff feels as though they’ve had the digital rug pulled out from under them. Transitioning can be challenging since you’re typically migrating data and processes from one platform to another — and those two systems may bear little resemblance to each other in terms of the user interface. Plus, humans are naturally resistant to change, adding an element of reluctance that further complicates matters.