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 a difficult sell but now business leaders increasingly understand why it’s well suited to help them achieve their goals.

That creates a market for cloud ERP that NetSuite is eager to address. To meet that demand, its parent Oracle is funding a big expansion in NetSuite’s sales teams, partner channel and localization efforts across large tracts of Europe and in other regions. The timing is propitious and there certainly seemed to be a positive buzz at this week’s event in London.

(originally posted by By Phil Wainewright)

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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 the ERP implementation will save time and money in the long run — and give you the automation and organization efficiencies you’ve been expecting with your ERP and CRM systems.

Where did these words of wisdom and insight come from this morning? Hastings, Nebraska.

We tip our (proverbial) hat to Hastings Utility Board members … who are recognizing the benefits of implementing ERP into their business processes, while also recognizing the benefit of patience in the process.

City continues to look for efficiencies

…The city of Hastings continues to implement recommendations included in the Novak Study, the city’s organizational study completed in 2015 by the Novak Consulting Group of Cincinnati.

Several of the recommendations included combining city functions to create more efficiencies.

Stutte said one way to achieve greater efficiencies is to purchase new enterprise resource planning software, which will help departments such as information technology, finance and human resources run more efficiently.

The administrative department capital budget includes $550,000 for new ERP software.

Still, those achieving greater efficiency is a work in progress.

“As much as we would like them overnight, we know they’re more difficult than that,” Schreiner said.

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ERP: a single database that tracks all things in one place

Yesterday, Sholto Macpherson posted on IN THE BLACK an excellent article about entry level discussions and explorations for businesses exploring moving to ERP systems.

As we all know, with success comes the challenges of growth – and it’s rare that a start-up planned for and implemented systems oriented for larger enterprises. However, a successful business finds themselves needing to consider ramping up to new (for them) technologies to support and streamline their operating processes and management.

This is a great article if you and your management are talking about what is needed to help wrangle all the various departments and management systems that have grown, well, unruly, as you have successfully grown.

Enterprise resource planning: taking the leap

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) companies are winning over business owners by showing how one single database can be used to manage and help automate multiple parts of the business. Read more

Another SYSPRO User selects COLLECT for SYSPRO

We Got the Deal!!

Another SYSPRO User selects COLLECT for SYSPRO

Congratulations to Operations Research Group, on adding another customer to the COLLECT User Base. This food producer found the industry functionality and user based pricing particularly effective. Here’s to many more.

Visit SYSPRO/Operations Resource Group booth #810 at the 2016 Food Processing Expo in Sacramento!

Looking to streamline processes, reduce costs and improve efficiency? 
Join SYSPRO USA for a FREE 15 Minute, No Obligation ERP Consultation at the 2016 Food Processing Expo

As a food and/or beverage manufacturer, you are faced with daily challenges like FDA compliancy, product traceability, expired product, job scheduling and management and visibility into inventory.  SYSPRO ERP addresses these issues and can help you:

  • Comply with food safety regulations
  • Manage product and raw material traceability
  • Monitor entire supply chain
  • Optimize management and planning with improved visibility
  • Control costs to increase profitability
  • Reduce inventory levels
  • Improve customer satisfaction

Find out how to take your business to the next level with a free consultation with an ERP expert. We’ll be at booth #810 from Wednesday, February 17 through Thursday February 18 at the 2016 Food Processing Expo in Sacramento!

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