Oracle Hit With $4.5-Million Suit for ERP Delays, and Delays, and Delays

Oracle Hit With $4.5-Million Suit for ERP Delays, and Delays, and Delays

Read the Court Filing > Giant ERP software vendor Oracle America Inc. was sued last week on Feb. 22, 2019, in a California federal court for $4.5-million by a Pennsylvania-based mechanical contractor over repeated delays and eventual abandonment of the project. The lawsuit, filed by Worth & Company, alleges fraud and breach of contract. It…

New Study: What’s Behind ERP Failures – And Successes?

New Study: What’s Behind ERP Failures – And Successes?

For organizations thinking of upgrading a legacy ERP software system or implementing one for the first time, it is always useful to take a detailed, analytical look at what is happening in the world of digital transformation – both qualitatively and quantitively. As an attorney who negotiates and drafts ERP contracts and represents clients in…

Own Your ERP Project

Own Your ERP Project

Keeping the installation and launch of an ERP software system on track is a tough, complicated process. There are lots of ways an ERP software implementation project can be derailed, as I’ve written about numerous times at this blog and elsewhere. One of the ways to help keep the implementation moving ahead smoothly is for…

5 Parts to Solid ERP Contracts

5 Parts to Solid ERP Contracts

For all of the reasons I wrote about last week, ERP software system contracts are becoming increasingly complex to negotiate and draft owing to the growing number of functions such systems are required to accommodate. Because of the complexity, there are many ways an ERP project can go wrong, starting with how a user defines…

6 ERP Trends to Watch In 2019

6 ERP Trends to Watch In 2019

As 2019 looms larger on the calendar, it’s easy to forget what the great Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra said about looking ahead: “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future.” Even still, as an ERP software licensing and litigation attorney who has worked in the field for more than a decade, I…