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Consider, for example, warehouse-style electronics stores such as Best Buys and Fry’s.  They were a convenience that destroyed the local Radio Shack and Mom and Pop hardware stores as viable businesses.  The Mom and Pop local stores had been around for several generations, Warehouse stores have dominated for one or… Continue Reading…

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Quote of the Week – Abraham Lincoln

Quote of the Week presented by Facilitated Software Solutions. This week is something from Abraham Lincoln on the Life in One’s Years.Here is Wishing you Wonderful Life in Your Years.

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Business Case Checklist

Business Case Checklist Presented by Tom Lyttleton PMP PBA of Facilitated Software Solutions – Carlsbad, CA The Business Process Analysis phase of CRM and ERP implementations is a critical beginning step that is often overlooked or ignored. This is especially true in smaller organizations who do not have the benefit… Continue Reading…

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A BA’s CRM Checklist

Written by: Thomas Lyttleton, PMI, ACP, PBA, SixSigmaBB President of Facilitated Software Solutions, Inc. C-Suite executive level information systems, report, and dashboard requirements are evolving rapidly with IoT and digitization.   I am often asked to provide business process analysis for corporate CRM solutions. Many times, these requests are to review stalled… Continue Reading…

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How to save time and money implementing a new ERP (Business Information system)

by Tom Lyttleton – 10/24/2018 Much of the work Jim and I have done over the years has involved trying to repurpose ERP implementations that have stalled or implementations that have delivered less than promised or expected.  Generally turning these projects around is very challenging and politically charged.  A great… Continue Reading…

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The 5 Whys

One of the Agile Tools We use 5 Whys is an iterative interrogative technique used to explore the cause-and-effect relationships underlying a particular problem.[1] The primary goal of the technique is to determine the root cause of a defect or problem by repeating the question “Why?” Each answer forms the… Continue Reading…