Category: ERP Systems

How to Evaluate Your Existing ERP for COVID-19

May 6, 2020 | ERP Systems

The effects of COVID-19 will have ripple effects worldwide. While the full impact will be all but impossible to predict, one thing is sure: the resulting supply chain shockwaves could affect your bottom line, lead times, and relationships with your customers and other partners.  Now and following COVID-19, there will be more pressure on your […]

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Best Business Practices for Manufacturers During COVID-19

April 29, 2020 | ERP Systems

It’s been nearly two months since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic. While the long-term effects have yet to be determined, the immediate and detrimental effects have rippled across the manufacturing and distribution sectors. At present, three-quarters of companies throughout the world are reporting disruptions in their supply chain, according […]

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Intro to Advanced Planning and Scheduling with Infor ERP

December 17, 2019 | ERP Systems

Planning and scheduling form the backbone of every smart business decision, especially in an industrial setting. Processes like mixing, cooking, reacting, or distilling depend on perfect timing based on known capacity and product flow. There is no room for guessing, but, all too often, manufacturers rely on estimates and assumptions. With advanced planning and scheduling, […]

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Questions to Ask Your ERP Vendor Before Implementation

October 4, 2019 | ERP Systems

As with any business decision, you wouldn’t move forward without asking questions. You want to know about capabilities and compatibility, the projected impact and ROI, especially when it comes to your operations, team, processes, and products. So it stands to reason that you should find out as much as you can about a potential ERP […]

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Industries That Are Better Off Because of ERP Systems

October 2, 2019 | ERP Systems

The truth is, we can’t think of any industries that are not better off because of ERP systems! Any company that is working with data, people, products, and services can gain a serious competitive edge and increase productivity with this platform. While all industries can and will benefit from ERP systems, those with unique or […]

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Four Ways an ERP System can Improve Team Productivity

September 26, 2019 | ERP Systems

You already know that the people who make up your team are the difference between success and failure. That’s why you hired them or work alongside them. When the right people are working with the right resources in place, your operations and processes can run smoothly. That’s why an ERP system is a great way […]

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What Are the Hidden Costs of ERP Implementation?

September 24, 2019 | ERP Systems

When it comes to ERPs, upfront budgeting is a critical component to not only ensuring that you get exactly what your business needs, but also that you can afford the costs in the short- and long-term as well. That is easy when it comes to the direct costs of ERP implementation because those are relatively straightforward. They […]

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The Best Strategies for ERP and Employee Training

September 19, 2019 | ERP Systems

If you were about to board an airplane and the pilot announced that they had never trained for take-off, chances are you would high-tail it out of there. If you met with a surgeon who was about to perform a complex and challenging surgery, and they confided in you that they just planned on ‘winging […]

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Signs That Your Business Needs an ERP System

September 17, 2019 | ERP Systems

There will never be huge flashing signs or blinking red lights alerting you to the precise moment of exactly when your business needs an ERP system. But your company can watch for common issues or problem areas, and if you’ve already found yourself here, you’re likely experiencing some of them. Some common scenarios that suggest […]

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How is ERP Software Testing Done?

September 13, 2019 | ERP Systems

ERPs are complex systems that impact virtually every aspect of a company, so testing your ERP software is a critical piece to ensuring a successful implementation. ERP software testing finds and solves problems before they snowball into expensive catastrophes, so you can focus on running your business efficiently. ERP software testing needs to happen at […]

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