Episode 11

The Value of Objective ERP System Selection

Episode 11 The Value of Objective ERP System Selection with Guest Mr. Mehdi Aftahi

by | Feb 11, 2021

In this episode we will explore further ERP system selection and true differentiators with Mr. Aftahi.  ERP organizational change research is quite clear in suggesting that the final selection of an ERP system should be considered a critical strategic business decision.

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This Episodes’ Guest

Mr. Mehdi Aftahi

Mr. Mehdi Aftahi

Mr. Mehdi Aftahi is one of TEC's founding partners. He is an established leader in three of TEC's core competencies; decision support processes, software evaluation, and selection methodology, and enterprise software development consulting. He leads TEC's Research & Development Group, Operations Department, and Consultant Team.

Mr. Aftahi’s development work led to the patented algorithm that informs our exemplary decision support system, TEC Advisor. As manager of the Development Group, he directs the ongoing enhancements to this and all other company platforms.

With more than 20 years of experience in the mapping of business criteria to software capabilities, Mr. Aftahi has steered TEC’s industry-leading software evaluation and selection methodology. He supports TEC’s team of Consultants in delivering expert guidance and technical support to clients from a wide array of industries and nations. The result is sound, data-driven decision-making on the best-fit enterprise software for each organization’s business needs.

More About This Episode: The Value of Objective ERP System Selection

There is business modeling, business requirements, technical, and many other costs and support related influences that come into play during an ERP system section. There is one “best-fit” for each and every organization, and the organization owes it to themselves to find that “one best fit”. 

In this episode, we will examine some criteria in proper and objective ERP system selection.  We will discuss with Mr. Aftahi how the ERP selection has to be aligned with strategic vision. Additionally, we will discuss how for ERP system selection there needs to be a high-level of communication and alignment of the people, processes, and methods for ERP selection.

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