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NAEM Benchmarking - 2018 EHS and Sustainability Software Buyers Guide
Ready, Set, Implement - How to Successfully Deploy an EHS&S Software System

As business requirements, EHS&S processes, and technology tools continue to evolve, software systems need frequent modifications and updates to keep up with all the changes. Given these sizeable investments of time and resources, you want to ensure they are well spent. That’s why NAEM has compiled this guide, which distills the observations, recommendations, and “lessons learned” from in-depth interviews with EHS&S professionals and implementation partners into six steps that will help you start - and stay - on the right track as you introduce an EHS&S application that can deliver tangible benefits to your organization.

2018 EHS and Sustainability Software Buyers Guide

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Based on in-depth interviews with corporate EHS&S professionals and implementation partners, who have decades of experience deploying software systems on a global scale, the qualitative report, supported by quantitative NAEM EMIS data provides the insight you need to improve your implementation process.

This report will help you answer the following questions:

  • Should we hire an implementation partner?
  • How do we set key priorities?
  • What is the best strategy to avoid ‘over design’?
  • When should we test the new system and introduce it to users?
  • How do I sell the value of the new system?

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Gina McCarthy to Share Inspiring Vision at NAEM’s Conference for Corporate EHS&S Leaders

April 5, 2018

Safeguarding the environment and protecting public health can go hand-in-hand with business growth, Gina McCarthy says, and on May 16 she will share this vision with corporate leaders at NAEM's 2018 Compliance Management conference in Austin.

To Make the Most of an EHS & Sustainability Software Investment, Don’t Skimp on the Implementation

March 7, 2018

Software is a powerful tool for accelerating EHS & Sustainability performance, but even the best tool can fail if it’s not implemented well, according to a new NAEM report that was published today. At the heart of the findings in NAEM’s “Ready, Set, Implement: How to Successfully Deploy an EHS & Sustainability Software System” is that success—or failure— often comes down to how well the company mapped the system to its core processes, trained its users and sold the value to the organization.

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