This stage of the journey sets the foundations for your procurement software implementation project. Success will depend on getting the right people and resources in place.
Having established your vision for your procurement transformation, obtained board backing and selected your procurement software implementation partner, it is now time to mobilise the resources to get the project underway.
Your implementation partner will be able to advise you on what types of resources will be required and what capabilities they should have. You will need to ensure that individuals are identified and assigned to roles within the project structure.
Senior management have a key role in ensuring that staff are committed to the project and provision made, if necessary, to backfill their positions.