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Cloud ERP Consulting, Cloud ERP Consulting, Cloud ERP

ERP

Increase your value creation with innovative ERP platforms

We help you to profitably drive digital transformation with holistic technology and methodological expertise.

ICB is your strong partner in all phases of the ERP project

Project

Preliminary project

Project phase

Potential analysis

Concept

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Selection

Implementation

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Live Support

ICB Methodology

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SPARK

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ICB Methodology for ERP

Holistic ERP consulting with the focus on people

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Overarching understanding

Insight into diverse business models and system landscapes gives us extensive industry know-how, which is why we can transfer best practices to new environments.
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Holistic view

We solve problems from end to end and from top to bottom. We understand your processes and find the way to map them in the right ERP platform.
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Proven methodology

Our cloud ERP specialized and proven methodologies define your company-specific standard and turn it into reality.
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Excellent market knowledge

In addition to comprehensive ERP consulting on the technical possibilities, we also contribute our expertise on the processes in all areas of the company.
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Strong network

We draw on a reliable network of ERP vendors and suppliers, as well as partnerships with Telekom, Celonis and Microsoft.
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Independent advice

We act independently of technology providers in order to be able to look at the entire solution space and design customized ERP solutions.

Three pillars in the focus of ERP consulting

Our ERP Discovery Workshop "KICKSTARTER

ICB Procedure for a Cloud ERP Project

Bring transparency to costs and benefits with our KICKSTARTER Workshop

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Initial analysis of business model and company processes
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Identification of pain points and technical and organizational requirements
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Identification of industry- and technology-specific options for action
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Overview of technology & industry trends and strategic ERP approaches.
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Overview of requirements & use cases at the level of the analyzed processes
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Transparency about providers & suitable solutions
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Manuel Baum

Manuel Baum
Architect Digitalization

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Why do companies struggle with so many challenges with their ERP solution?

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We resolve the complexity

Implementing an ERP system requires smooth integration of existing processes to achieve efficiency gains without disrupting ongoing operations. Employee customization and data accuracy are other key challenges.
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High workload
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No market knowledge
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High time pressure
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No method knowledge
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Internal resistor
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No manufacturer network

We resolve the complexity

That's why we focus on a thorough process analysis and customized adjustments during ERP implementation. Our comprehensive training program also ensures that your team quickly becomes familiar with the new processes.
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End-to-end
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Proven methodology
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With the "SPARK" approach to successful ERP implementation

A strategic preliminary project brings clarity about the solution space, the costs and the project plan. In this way, you achieve optimized processes, flexibility and future security.

Step 1 - Analysis

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Deep dive into business model & industry
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ITstrategy check
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Fit-gap analysis of processes end-to-end
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Uncovering standardization potential
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Identification of the value creation processes

Step 2 - Scope

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Conception: Process & system adaptation
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Definition of the target processes and design of the target IT architecture
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Market analysis & identification of suitable ERP solutions
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Takeover and optimization of the value creation processes

Step 3 - Decision

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Definition of a rollout plan
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Preparation of the project plan
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Definition of change needs & measures
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Recommendation for Procedure & Next Steps
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Handover of the aggregated findings & the decision document
ICB Procedure for a Cloud ERP Project

Your benefits from our SPARK® ERP pre-project

Specialized in Cloud ERP

Cloud ERP platforms have many differences to on-premises systems. Whether a stronger standard focus or more complex licensing models - with our methodology and market knowledge we will find the answer.

Focus on industry-specific value creation

Our methodology focuses on the value-adding characteristics of your company and best practices in the industry - so that you can maintain and expand your competitive advantages.

The human being in the center

Despite all the technological peculiarities, the employees remain the central success factor of every project. That is why we create added value by bringing together processes, systems and people from all relevant roles.

Low internal effort

We only need one workshop per relevant department to understand all system-, and process-related requirements - so your operations are not disrupted and your employees can continue to focus on their core tasks.

Transparent decision template  

Our methodology provides decision-makers with transparency regarding the project plan, costs, suitable providers, target processes and target architecture. Thus, a joint decision can be made on a sound basis.

Knowledge transfer to the ERP project

We only need one workshop per relevant department to understand all system and process requirements - so your operations are not disrupted and your employees can continue to focus on their core tasks.

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Discover the benefits of an ERP pre-project with our free whitepaper!

What to expect:

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Typical challenges of companies in the ERP environment and how they are mastered
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Advantages for decision makers through the ERP preprjoket
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Key requirements before making the leap to the cloud
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Not all clouds are the same - decision-makers need to know the differences
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Cloud ERP

Advantages of cloud ERP platforms

Agility & Flexibility

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Companies can adjust the scope and performance of their ERP system according to their needs. The flexible licensing models also benefit companies with a shrinking number of users, seasonal fluctuations or strategic realignments of the business model.

Always update ready

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The cloud software is always ready for updates. So you can benefit from the latest technological innovations such as process mining, artificial intelligence or robotic process automation.

Future-proof

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Cloud ERP platforms can be adapted to your future needs. This allows you to react quickly to changes in the market and adapt your business model accordingly.

Platform Advantages & Integration

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Cloud ERP platforms offer a variety of advantages over classic ERP solutions - extensions through apps and integration, overarching process mining & BI tools, and the development of specific applications are just a few examples here.

Low total cost of ownership (TCO)

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Cloud ERP platforms can be introduced faster and more cost-effectively than on-premise systems due to their technological nature. Operating costs can be flexibly adjusted to demand (pay-per-use).

Use inisghts & recognize potentials

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Centralization of data collection and integration of business intelligence tools enable efficient data analysis, optimized understanding of business processes and better decision making.

You benefit from our holistic view of the ERP system as part of the overall IT architecture

Viewing the ERP system as part of the overall IT architecture opens up advantages that help you make much more informed decisions. For us, the most important benefits include seamless integration with existing systems, increased data accuracy and process automation. Our approach is based on three guiding principles:

Our ERP Discovery Workshop "KICKSTARTER

ICB Procedure for a Cloud ERP Project

Implementation

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Initial analysis of business model and company processes
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Recording & sketching of the actual architecture
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Identification of pain points and technical and organizational requirements
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Alignment of the existing IT strategy with the vision
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Identification of industry- and technology-specific options for action

Results

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Overview of technology & industry trends and strategies ERP approaches
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Delimitation of the solution space incl. provider
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High-level target IT architecture & processes
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Overview of requirements & use cases at the level of the analyzed processes

Cooperation

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2h Interview organization, business model & industry
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2h IT Strategy Interview
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4x3h Process & Architecture Workshop (Purchasing, Sales, Finance + 1 process of choice (e.g. Production)
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2h presentation of results

Added value

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Transparency about providers & suitable solutions
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Insight into technological and industry-specific developments
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Clarity about requirements and strategic orientation through site analysis
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Certainty of action and orientation for further action
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Saving costs & time

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Manuel Baum

Manuel Baum
Architect Digitization
m.baum@icb-gmbh.de

Start your process optimization now with the right ERP system for you!

What are the advantages of cloud ERP over traditional ERP systems?

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A cloud ERP solution offers numerous benefits, including the flexibility of access from anywhere, scalability on demand and cost-effective implementation. The challenges can arise from security concerns and potential dependence on internet connections. This underlines the importance of carefully evaluating your business requirements and selecting a suitable cloud ERP solution.

How can an ERP solution improve our business processes?

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An ERP solution can significantly optimize business processes through integration and automation. By linking different areas of the company such as finance, production, sales and HR, it enables a seamless flow of information. This leads to more efficient workflows as redundant data entry is avoided. By automating repetitive tasks, an ERP solution reduces human error and increases productivity. It also facilitates the real-time analysis of data, leading to informed decisions based on up-to-date information. Overall, implementing an ERP solution helps to increase operational efficiency and optimize business management.

What does ERP actually mean?

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The abbreviation ERP stands for Enterprise Resource Planning, i.e. the planning of a company's resources. ERP software aims to manage a company's resources efficiently. This includes various aspects such as finance, supply chains, trade, reporting and personnel activities - in other words, the usual areas that are dealt with in enterprise resource planning.

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