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Why You Need to Know About SalesforceIQ

    Why You Need to Know About SalesforceIQ What Is SalesforceIQ? How Salesforce’s New Tool Will Change CRM For Good   In our quick recap of the Sales Cloud keynote at Salesforce’s Dreamforce conference, we mentioned the announcement of a new software product named SalesforceIQ for Sales Cloud. While…

What CRM Data Should You Really Be Tracking?

  What CRM Data Should You Really Be Tracking? Your sales team may believe that you are only using a CRM system to keep tabs on them and reprimand them constantly for mistakes, but the truth is that what makes CRM software really valuable is not the ability to scrutinize every…

How CRM and ERP Integration Can Boost Your Business’ Growth

  CRM and ERP Integration: How It Can Help You Too complicated, too expensive, unnecessary: these might be excuses you keep giving for not integrating your company’s CRM and ERP software systems. In truth, these excuses do not hold up when you truly begin to understand the results you can achieve…

Leverage CRM For Manufacturing: 3 Key Tips

Leverage CRM For Manufacturing: 3 Tips As a manufacturing business, you may think that you don’t need CRM; whether you’re currently getting by on just an ERP system or (heaven forbid) mere Excel sheets. After all, CRM is for sales companies, and your focus needs to be on the quality…

CRM Selection Guide and Best Practices

Download The Free Guide We’ll Email It to You! The Only CRM Selection Guide You Need Selecting a CRM software system is a critical first step in implementing a solution that can dynamically change and influence the future of your business. CRM is one of the most crucial pieces of software…

Using Real-Time ERP Analytics To Drive Real Growth

Harnessing The Power of Real Time ERP Analytics For Real Business Growth As manufacturing shop floors become more sophisticated than ever, machines are hooked up to the Internet of Things, and the information available to ERP systems is expanding in leaps and bounds, it’s hard to deny the quickly growing…

Epicor Hosting Options: Which One Is Best?

Where Should You Host Your Epicor Instance? Download The E-Book HereWe’ll Email it To You! When it comes to the ERP implementation process, small and medium businesses (SMB) are often faced with a dilemma before they can even begin to start putting together a project team; where to locate their Epicor system. They can…

Using ERP for Lean Principles: 5 Ways to Make it Work

Using ERP for Lean Principles: 5 Ways to Make it Work In yesterday’s blog post, I fought back against the notion that employing ERP for lean principles in manufacturing was not a compatible situation. Now, on the surface this might seem true—lean is all about trending your business towards zero…

3 Discrete Manufacturing ERP Requirements To Look For

Discrete Manufacturing ERP Requirements To Look For Download the ERP Selection E-Book HereWe’ll Email it to You! So, you’re looking to implement a new enterprise system on your shop floor. You go to Google, you go to colleagues and wander around vendor websites for what seems like an eternity. 500…

Unexpected Benefits of ERP Implementation

  Benefits of ERP Implementation When most businesses look to begin implementing an ERP software system, they usually only have the big-picture benefits in mind—including increased productivity, maximized efficiency and greater data management. But what you might not know is that a properly planned and smoothly executed ERP software implementation…

How to Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

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  ERP Implementation Failure Facts Two-hundred and thirty – a seemingly innocuous number that may just be large and significant enough to keep your C-Suite up at night. This foreboding figure is taken from a 2015 ERP Report from Panorama Consulting investigating the success and failure rates of ERP implementations. During a…

ERP and Lean Manufacturing: A Perfect Pair

ERP and Lean Manufacturing: A Surprisingly Perfect Pair Lean principles have been one of the most buzzed-about and sought after goals in manufacturing businesses for a while now. Although the concept of ‘lean’ originated in the automobile industry at Toyota, the benefits that come along with being a lean manufacturer…

Epicor Insights 2016: Are You Attending?

  Epicor Insights 2016: Get The Lowdown RSVP For Epicor Insights 2016!We’ll Be In Touch! As Epicor Insights 2016 approaches, we are getting more and more excited about all of the invaluable information that will be available to solution providers, clients, and all Epicor end-users at the event, being held…

The Five Questions You Need to Ask Your Epicor Consultant

The Questions You Need to Ask Every Epicor Consultant So, you’ve finally selected the ERP software you’re going to implement, where to host it, and convinced everyone else of the long list of benefits that that system will provide your company. It’s all smooth sailing after that, right? Probably not….

Leverage ERP Inventory Management For Success

Leverage ERP Inventory Management For Manufacturing Success Ask any manufacturer and they will tell you; Inventory management is a crucial part of their production strategy and one area that requires significant time and investment to really refine and get right. After all, a weak inventory strategy can cripple a company;…