There has never been a better time for manufacturers to embrace the powers of ERP. The benefits are compelling, be it improving efficiency, building resilience, controlling costs, or boosting productivity. Yet too many are failing to recognize that an ERP implementation is as much about people as it is technology. Ensuring that everyone within the organization is on board before embarking on an implementation is critical to its success. Regardless of the commitment of the management team, it is the buy-in from end users that really determines the success of any deployed solution.