Project Goals & Objectives

Implement a Statewide ERP System

Implement an integrated and highly efficient ERP system that meets the current and future needs of the State of West Virginia by:
  • Replacing multiple outdated, stand-alone systems with a single, integrated ERP system;
  • Incorporating business process improvements as appropriate, to increase the efficiency of managing State resources;
  • Enhancing security;
  • Eliminating administrative activities that do not add value, such as redundant keying and reconciliation of disparate systems; and
  • Ensuring transparency with appropriate controls.

Facilitate Standardization

Implement the ERP system in a manner that supports Statewide standardization of data and business processes by:
  • Standardizing business processes and practices across the State organizations that are within scope to conform to State statutes, State code, and Statewide policies and procedures; and
  • Addressing the business requirements of the operating agencies, both large and small, as well as those of the central administrative agencies/offices.

Facilitate Timely Access to Information

Capture ERP system information and make it readily accessible, as appropriate, to State decision-makers, managers, workers and employees, vendors and customers of the State by:
  • Creating a business intelligence data warehouse with effective reporting tools and predefined reports;
  • Providing agencies, and specifically system users and business managers, with the necessary technology, tools, and training to enable them to extract the data they require to meet their daily business needs;
  • Making information more readily available, as appropriate, to all state agencies, local governments, the general public, and the business community;
  • Improving the State’s ability to conduct business, human resources, and technology planning based on reliable, timely financial and human resources data;
  • Improving the State's ability to manage its resources by integrating funding, employee, location, equipment, and authorization information;
  • Providing employees and fiduciaries with direct access, as appropriate, to personnel, payroll, time and attendance, and benefit information;
  • Improving the State’s ability to budget and measure program success based on performance metrics; and
  • Enabling the State to more efficiently conduct business with its vendors and service providers through expansion of electronic commerce.