Category: ERP Systems

Cloud vs. On-Premises ERP: Making the Move

October 14, 2020 | ERP Systems

We have become so used to our smartphones that it’s hard to remember life before them. What did we do before GPS and hands-free directions? Similarly, can you remember life before we went wireless? Or when there were only desktop computers and no laptops or tablets or Internet? Every generation has a new technology that […]

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Why ERP is moving to the Cloud

October 7, 2020 | ERP Systems

Customer Service is the underlying reason why most applications move to the cloud. When technology exists that is able to provide an improved customer experience, consistent performance and leads to greater productivity, software companies need to respond. When Microsoft launched its cloud-based version of Microsoft Office 365, companies were shocked, and a bit confused at […]

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Upgrading to a True Cloud-Based ERP Avoids the Risk of Faux-Cloud Services

September 30, 2020 | ERP Systems

Businesses are moving their software operations to the cloud to reap the benefits and cost savings that the cloud provides. Unfortunately, in response to the demand for cloud-based services, some companies may be misrepresenting their means of cloud-computing. The result is a split of true cloud-based deployment as opposed to faux-cloud (also known as “pseudo […]

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Elevating Business Performance with Cloud-Based ERP

September 23, 2020 | ERP Systems

You may wonder, “what difference does it make if your company’s ERP is located in the cloud or not?” This is a valid question, especially when your current ERP is performing effectively, just as it is designed to do. The answer is that the difference is two-fold. First, there are tangible reasons. This is where […]

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How Cloud-Based ERP Provides Competitive Advantage

September 16, 2020 | ERP Systems

Global businesses have demanded cloud-based software solutions due to the benefits the cloud provides. More and more industries are incorporating the technological advancements of the cloud, including your competitors. Companies that adopt the cloud are improving operations, compliance, and the bottom-line. Embracing cloud-based software, particularly a cloud-based ERP, will keep your organization relevant in the […]

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Launch Control and Why You Need It

June 4, 2020 | ERP Systems

Written By: Leigh Lathrop In the realities we face today, we need the most detailed picture of supply and demand. That starts with launch control. Not practicing launch control, or launching jobs earlier than required, can present a blurry image of production priorities and the availability of materials and resources to satisfy current demands.  Some […]

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Ensuring Quality Control in Manufacturing in Times of Crisis

May 28, 2020 | ERP Systems

Quality is a concern for all manufacturers, but for food and beverage manufacturers, it’s vital. And in times of crisis, a systematic approach to quality helps to contain costs, improve productivity, manage inventory, and deliver the products that customers expect. A quality program must incorporate quality control and quality assurance if it’s going to be […]

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Industry Insights into Food Processing Manufacturers

May 26, 2020 | ERP Systems

Food process manufacturing is big business. Its revenues add up to nearly $700 billion each year. In fact, the industry is responsible for one out of every six dollars generated by American companies.  But as big as these manufacturers are, it seems as though their challenges are even more significant. Unpredictable consumers, tight federal regulations, […]

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Ramping Up Your Business After the COVID-19 Crisis

May 14, 2020 | ERP Systems

Written By: Dan Diaz with Wes Jacobs  The COVID-19 pandemic has created worldwide uncertainty, as well as drastic changes to social behavior and buying habits. Many businesses that produce certain aspects of end-user consumption or discretional spending have seen sharp decreases in demand. Eventually, we will turn the corner and move back to more traditional […]

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Finding the Right Support for Production Increases During the Pandemic

May 8, 2020 | ERP Systems

The coronavirus crisis has compelled most businesses to work in new ways. But one of the industries most affected is food and beverage manufacturers, in facing intense challenges revolving around responding to consumer demand, maintaining safe production environments, and ensuring consistent and high-quality product availability.  When COVID-19 struck the United States, the food and beverage […]

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