Entries by orgwebadmin

GDPR is Coming

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline is upon us – literally. The fines are quite steep if a business is caught not complying properly… I’ve read upwards of 20 million dollars — or 20% of gross profits. No one is ignoring the potentiality of such penalties. However, I must admit, getting a handle on the “ins […]

Improve Process Performance and Realize Significant Cost Savings

In today’s strategy + business post by Dan Priest, Kumar Krishnamurthy, and Alex Blanter, The New Automation Is Smart, Fast, and Small, they write: Intelligent technologies such as robotic process automation, machine learning, and natural language processing systems offer companies new opportunities to improve process performance and realize significant cost savings. These technologies can be […]

Reason to upgrade? Your ERP security

When implementing a new business system for automated processes, ERP security is a top-level item of concern. It is usually a given that your CRM and ERP security is cost effective in the long run. It is a worthy investment. What about when your systems are launched? It sure is nice – and serves the […]

The Internet of Things (to Come)

The Internet of things is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enables these objects to connect and exchange data. Wikipedia In an Information Week article this week, CTO Rick Veague states: “IoT (Internet of things) data on its own can […]

What you gonna do with all that… Data?

I’ve noticed one aspect about successful ERP, CRM, and WMS installations or upgrades that is often overlooked, or not given enough emphasis, is storage and access to data. We all get excited when we see information from different departments and operations quickly called up, analyzed, and integrated into a smoothly run business operation. And let’s […]

Seed to Sale? Sign of the Times

Well, without getting political, we’d like to stay contemporary… So, yes, one can debate the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana all day long. But this article by Doug McVay of Portland’s KBOO (among other credits) points out the fact that as marijuana becomes a sanctioned business, it also must comply with “States require(ing) constant […]

Successfully Challenged

We are all challenged when things aren’t going well; sales are down, product recalls, etc. We rarely consider the challenge of overwhelming success. This article by Jason Feifer, Entrepreneur magazine’s editor in chief, is about such an overwhelming success story – and how Melissa Ben-Ishay and her team analyzed data from their CMS and ERP […]

How cloud ERP helps ambitious businesses move fast, grow fast

SUMMARY: Learning from NetSuite customers BUILT/ and Buster & Punch how cloud ERP helps ambitious businesses like them move fast and grow fast There are many more enterprises like these two that show a real appetite to create new markets and try out new business models. A few years ago, the cloud model was still […]

Learning ERP From Our Neighbors

There are a lot of resources for learning ERP processes: the set-up and other elements important to optimizing performance and efficiency in your business processes management. Today, we were surprised to read about one of the key elements in learning ERP implementation we continually communicate about with our clients: patience. Careful planning and auditing of […]