Transforming Your Business In The ERP Implementation Process

The ERP Implementation Process; A Tool For Bottom-Up Improvement If you’re just getting started on the long road of the ERP implementation process and have sifted through several options for your platform provider, you’ve probably heard it all from the software sales people. How ERP software can make your organization’s…

The 7 Key ERP Project Phases

The 7 Key ERP Project Phases These days, ERP projects are notorious for being long, drawn-out and budget bloated. And with some of the very well publicized failure stories that we detailed in our last blog post, it’s not too surprising that enterprise resource planning software has taken on this…

CRM and ERP Training Strategy for Your Next Project

CRM and ERP Training Strategy for Your Next Software Project It’s no secret that enterprise software like CRM and ERP can truly revolutionize the way your business operates, connecting your shop floor with your sales team in entirely new (and more efficient ways) to share data and streamline processes across…

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…

Master the Art Of ERP Production Scheduling

Master the Art Of ERP Production Scheduling Proper production scheduling lies at the heart of any manufacturer’s shop floor strategy. Knowing the amount of raw material and total resources necessary to produce your product in time for customer demands is the heart of your operations, and scheduling your production lines…

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…

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….

What Is The Best ERP For Manufacturing?

What Is The Best ERP For Manufacturing? There are manufacturing enterprises all over the planet, producing a huge variety of products for all types of clients. Each shop floor is uniquely different from the others, and there is no set way to source, make, ship or store a certain product….

Mastering The Art of ERP Demand Planning

Mastering The Art of ERP Demand Planning If you are a manufacturer, no matter the size, location or product, accurate and thorough demand planning should be one of the first objectives you strive to achieve within your organization. Knowing just how much product you need (and where that product needs…

Setting the Right ERP Project Goals For Success

Setting the Right ERP Project Goals If you’re on the market for ERP software, you’ve probably the heard the spiel from multiple software vendors by now. ERP promises to accomplish a whole host of objectives for its users, including the ability to monitor and manage supply chain and production activities…

Improve Food Traceability Using ERP

Improve Food Traceability Using ERP Download the Free White Paper HereWe’ll Email You the Guide! Does your plant yield the safest, highest quality products? If there was an unforeseen outbreak within your facility and you had to provide all the tracking and reporting around food traceability for the FDA; how…

Managing Scope Creep in Your Implementation

Managing Scope Creep in Your Implementation Runaway expectations can be the death of even the most thoroughly planned ERP projects. With all of the promises that software salesmen make to businesses during the selection process, it’s hard not to get carried away. You might be believing that an ERP system…

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…

The Importance of the ERP Super User

The Importance of the ERP Super User One of the most crucial elements of ERP software strategy is also one of the ones that is also often most overlooked. Businesses can do everything they can to train employees and put a solid change management strategy in place, but will still…

ERP Conference Room Pilot: Step One Towards Success

ERP Conference Room Pilot: Step One Towards Project Success The ERP conference room pilot is a crucial step on the pathway towards your success with enterprise software. By demonstrating the functionalities of your new software to key stakeholders and decision-makers within your company, you can get the project off on…