5 ERP Failure Stories and How to Avoid Becoming One

5 ERP Failure Stories and How to Avoid Becoming One It’s a fact that not many like to acknowledge, especially those embarking on a new project: ERP failure stories happen. Because ERP implementations take up so much of a company’s resources and are intended to support such a wide range…

Do You Need Business Process Reengineering?

Do You Need Business Process Reengineering? It’s a problem that can face any business of any size—poor processes and time-wasting methods of doing things accrue over time. Because things aren’t disruptive at first, they are ignored until they become too big to handle. This kind of business process neglect often…

ERP for Oil and Gas Companies | 5 Things To Consider

ERP for Oil and Gas Companies | 5 Things To Consider Oil and gas companies have seen their fair share of shake ups over the last six months. A large number of petroleum exploration and production facilities have already closed their doors to reduce supply, and changes in the regulatory environment have…

ERP Feasibility Study | What To Consider

Why Conduct an ERP Feasibility Study? We seem to be receiving more requests this year than in years past regarding the ability to conduct an ERP Feasibility study. We attribute this to a host of factors. First, many businesses are conglomerating systems, and are trying to determine what their best plan…

3 Things Your ERP System Should Do

3 Things Your ERP System Should Do As a firm that specializes in helping businesses optimize processes to produce dynamic and innovative business outcomes, we have exposure to a lot of great ideas and projects that enterprises are interested in implementing. There are few technology implementations that provide more value or produce greater results to…

Crystal Reports Technique: Passing Data from Subreport to Parent

On a couple of occasions, I have needed to sum data or concatenate a string within a subreport, and then pass the data back to the parent report for display. The key for doing this is passing the data in a variable within a Formula Field that exists on both the subreport as well as the parent report.