Lessons from an ERP implementation

  • Yakovlev I
  • Anderson M
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In 1999, the University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) launched a
project to implement an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system called
PeopleSoft Student Administration (SA). The new system would replace the
university's aging, home-built legacy student information system (SIS)
and several third-party subsystems. The university's chancellor and
provost envisioned that the SA system would integrate existing
administrative subsystems, meet increased demand for student Web-based
services, and provide prompt and accurate reports. The implementation
was, by and large, a success. In the paper implementers of the
university ERP system share experiences and lessons from an IT

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  • Ilya V. Yakovlev

  • Mark L. Anderson

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