In any Oracle ERP implementation environment, these guidelines might be a list of things to do. A methodology could also be a specific approach, templates, forms, and even checklists used over the project life cycle, which is the driving factor for bringing AIM’s as methodology which was initially used by Oracle consulting. AIM now most acceptable methodology for any Oracle ERP Applications rollout.
- Technology Modernization
This can be understood as the IT track contains tasks and steps relating to the creation and maintenance of procedures governing the hardware, systems software, toolsets, and databases.
- Oracle Application/System Development
The Oracle Application/System Development track contains the tasks and steps relating to the development of custom or tool code to support interfaces, conversions, extensions, reports, and integration testing exercises. This track overlaps the process reengineering track with the iterative design and setup of the application modules.
- Business Process Reengineering
The BPR track contains tasks and steps relating to process reengineering and application configuration. Prototyping is used to facilitate the design of “To Be” processes.
- Organizational Change
The Organizational Change track contains the tasks and steps relating to culture and change readiness assessment, organizational and job analysis, facilities analysis and preparation, user procedures and performance based training.
- Project Management
This track contains the tasks and steps relating to the development and management of work products on an Oracle Applications engagement. Its focus is to ensure that projects are estimated correctly, managed successfully, and properly integrated.