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Successful Global Platform Deployments: Executing Successfully (Part 2)

Spend Matters welcomes this sponsored article from Dave King, director of strategic accounts at The Shelby Group.

In my last post, I stressed the importance of planning and preparation before commencing a global implementation deployment. Today, I will focus on three implementation components that I consistently see companies underestimate and undervalue, and in my opinion, bring an extremely high risk factor to an implementation if not executed successfully.

Successful Global Platform Deployments: Preparing for Success (Part 1)

Spend Matters welcomes this sponsored article from Dave King, director of strategic accounts at The Shelby Group.

All global projects have unique challenges, and at The Shelby Group, we’ve had the “opportunity” to encounter many of them. When supporting our clients’ global deployments, we can easily pinpoint the what to watch out for — areas like taxes, invoice regulations, culture, etc. But what really separates successful global implementations from one another is the preparation and readiness an organization executes before hitting the start button.