This is probably not the perfect analogy, because at some point you will have to stop and change the tyre. But it may be if you don’t do it quickly, there will be a much nastier outcome and expense.
However, looking at the things that can bring benefit with minimal effort, it is possible to make progressive incremental changes which buy you time from the outset and start you on the journey to greater savings. If the majority of your testing is currently manual, then adopting in the first instance technology that makes this less manual (less effort) is an easy and quick win
There are a number of areas in the cycle of managing ERP upgrades where technology can a play a big part, but very often these are not seriously considered because: –
Testing tools are usually in the domain of IT.
The tools on the market are not appropriate for non-technical users.
IT does not need to worry about testing the ERP, that’s th