Independent ERP Consultants

We are independent ERP consultants assisting organizations in business process improvement and system selection. We have extensive ERP system selection experience as well as with Business Intelligence, Corporate Performance and CRM. Our services also include business case development, project management and ERP expert witness testimony. Our website contains many free online tools, research, articles and news that you should find useful.
  • Systems Analysis Tool

    Find the top 10 systems that meet your requirements. It's online, confidential and free
    ERP    BI/CPM    CRM
  • 180 Portals

    Our portals provide information about systems, implementers and recent articles
    ERP    BI/CPM    CRM
  • Industries

    Check out our industry pages for requirements, systems and implementers that are industry specific
  • Articles & Research

    You will find articles, whitepapers and our research
    ERP    BI/CPM    CRM
  • News & Views

    Each month we issue our view on the most interesting articles and news about technology for business
    ERP    BI/CPM    CRM

Recent News

  • September 1, 2015 from CPA Magazine and written by Michael Burns – “Welcome to our annual vendor survey on enterprise resource..

    June 1, 2015 from CPA Magazine and written by Michael Burns - "Making a business case for technology investments is challenging ..

    June 1, 2015 from CPA Magazine and written by Michael Burns - "Every year, we reach out to vendors of BI, CPM and budgeting system..

    2014 from PwC – “…The brave new world of business application software is rapidly transforming how corporate IT departments ..

  • May 28, 2015 from – “…Organizational change management should begin with a systematic evaluation of th..

    We include small vendors in our system selection projects but only when we believe that they have a good client base, are really g..

    Murphy’s Law is alive and well thanks to ERP implementations. The problems that often arise can be avoided and/or the impact red..

    March 27, 2015 from CFO – “Senior finance executives share their advice on selecting and implementing enterprise resource plan..

  • 2015 from Shea Business Solutions – “…By their nature, ERP projects are large and complex. They never go according to plan. ..

    January 28, 2015 from InformationWeek – “Enterprise resource planning software is the ultimate legacy application. On the down..

    180 View – There is more to life than ERP.

    I am delighted to announce that Pat Wade has joined 180 Systems. Pat’s primary role is to coach our clients through their system..

  • January 1, 2015 from CPA Magazine by Michael Burns – “We all hear the bad news when a vendor is sued over a failed implementa..

    November 10. 2014 from LinkedIn – “…Why is it that so many ERP implementations go so wrong? In my current role I meet regula..

    December 16, 2014 from IndustryWeek – “I sometimes find it difficult to describe what I do to friends and acquaintances who ha..

    October 9, 2014 from Gartner – “Based on customer surveys conducted on BI and analytics platforms, this research will alert BI..

How We Do IT

We do not sell or implement any product or accept any compensation from vendors or implementers for our advice or services. Our advice is based on extensive knowledge of what is available and what is required across a wide range of industries.


Benefits to working with 180 Systems include:

  • Complete projects successfully
  • Save time and money
  • Reduce the risks
  • Negotiate better contractual terms


At 180 Systems, we're committed to on-time and on-budget projects. Unless you request additional services, there are no extra costs and we absorb the risks associated with overruns on our services. Our fees will be very competitive as we are not a large consulting firm that needs to cover the high costs of overhead and partner remuneration.