Managing the ERP Implementation in Mid-Sized Businesses

For many businesses that have grown large enough to require an ERP system for managing their operations, the greatest stumbling block often comes from a poorly planned and executed implementation project.  Coordinating the activities of financial administration, materials management and production professionals is a difficult task.  Aligning those activities within the ERP system in such a […]

SAP Business One: Integrating all your Business Information

Making data-driven management decisions necessitates something that is intuitively simply, yet rarely straightforward:  having good data. Developing methods and supporting tools for collecting data is all-too-often a difficult chore.  Even when those data collection procedures are implemented, trying to mesh all that data tends to get increasingly complicated when multiple systems are used to do […]

A Successful ERP Implementation Process Requires Support from Beginning to End

Many businesses wishing to take advantage of the benefits of an ERP system delay the implementation due to a long string of concerns.  Most of them stem from a few, simple origins: inability to accurately define and document detailed system requirements lack of know-how on customizing the software to align with existing practices, lack of know-how […]

Business Management Software Enables Prediction and Prevents Breakdown

The need for preventative maintenance in any industry that relies upon hardware and machinery in order to function is a fairly simple and intuitive requirement.  Best practices in these industries has changed over from reactive, find-and-fix methods when things break down to practices that ensure things are properly maintained and operated such that they do […]

Complex Project Manufacturing requires integrated information management

In large scale, mass market consumer manufacturing, production planning and supply chain management are critical, interwoven functions. Keeping inventory levels low through Just In Time inventory requires continuously monitored and updated projections in order to meet shifts in customer demand.  In environments where items are produced in the thousands or millions, the scale and quantity of […]