Built on the proven practices for implementing SAP solutions, such as ASAP ™, Odysseus © is our unique “best-of breed” methodology that may be tailored to your particular needs for highest quality, on-time and on budget project deliveries.
With extensive knowledge and experience in mySAP ERP and S/4 Hana, we can help you develop and execute your implementation strategies, whether it be a “green-field” approach, or a migration to S/4.
Business Process Improvement
Odyssey can assist you in evaluating your current business process flows and seek out improvements that enhance efficiencies and focus on cost reductions to grow your business. We improve financial business processes to those organizations that currently use SAP.
Odyssey supports you in understanding your business environment and developing a solid framework upon which to grow your business. With over ten years’ experience in working with SME’s, we can help your small business develop a business plan to meet the ever-changing business climate.
Internal Control Assessment
Odyssey follows the principles defined by both the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Internal Auditors to assure best practices are applied to meet internal and regulatory requirements. We follow a risk-based approach in our review of controls, ensuring that potential risks are mitigated and that businesses are in compliance with various regulations.
Steadfast SAP Solutions
Odyssey Business Consulting Services Inc. was founded in 2004 by our President and CEO, Stuart Paradies. We are a Canadian-based consulting firm providing information technology, financial governance and process improvement services to Fortune 500 companies, as well as to small to medium-sized enterprises (SME). Our philosophy is based on the tried and true principle of “taking pride in our work”, by creating solid deliverables and on-target results in collaboration with our clients.
Our focus is in the area of SAP financials, logistics, integration and migrations. We are your SAP solution specialists.
"Over the past few years, Stuart has successfully helped us with a number of big projects. This has included leveraging both his deep technical knowledge of SAP and his project management expertise.
He managed a major project to extend our SAP footprint into one of our largest factories, which included installing a robust warehouse management system. It was delivered on time, within budget and with good quality. A key part of the process was effective communication with the steering committee including project metrics and risk analysis thought the project lifecycle.
More recently he has assisted us with the upgrade to mySAP ERP2004 and is currently an integral team member in rolling out the New General Ledger to the finance community.
Stuart is highly professional, has deep technical knowledge and possesses excellent communication skills."
Director, Information Technology
"As part of a global initiative, Direct Energy implemented mySAP ERP2004 for all of its business units across North America. Stuart provided financial expertise in designing and implementing the financial and controlling modules in SAP, advising the business on best practices for implementation.
He was an integral team member and as the finance team lead, ensured milestones were met and key deliverables were achieved. He worked closely with the technical team to ensure that the complex interfaces into and out of SAP performed as required. Using his project management expertise, he provided invaluable input and counsel to the program management and project executive team members.
His support and mentorship of Direct Energy team members was paramount to the success in developing an ongoing in-house support structure."
Manager, SAP Integration & Development
“Stuart has been instrumental in helping our company to get our SAP ERP implementation over the finish line. What makes Stuart different is that he combines a deep expertise in SAP with a process driven and commercial approach, which means that he is quickly able to understand what we need as a client, help us to drive out the best way of doing things with people and processes, and then implement a sound system based solution to support the business. Whether working 1-on-1 or as part of a team, Stuart is always professional yet at the same time easy going and a great communicator. Stuart’s strengths go beyond the SAP box – he is a driver of effective business process change and optimization.”
Chief Risk Officer
"Stuart played an integral role in helping us migrate from a legacy accounting system onto SAP ERP 6.0; from guiding us through the initial blueprinting activities to ensuring solutions were delivered on time. Since the project commencement some eight years ago, Stuart has continued to successfully rollout our SAP solution to our various sites across the globe. Most recently, he has assisted us with the migration to SAP’s S/4 Hana, working closely with both out IT staff and SAP directly. Stuart is a dedicated professional and an effective communicator, able to speak to all levels of stakeholder communities, from senior management to technical delivery personnel and instils an atmosphere of confidence in the projects being delivered."
Mike Moore & Derek Wayland