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ERP: What is the Value to Your Manufacturing Business?

The definition of ERP Before we define ERP, let us start with the acronym which stands for Enterprise Resource Planning.  We can define ERP as enterprise software that helps organizations manage their day to day business requirements. At a fundamental level, ERP brings together customer management, human resources, business intelligence, financial management, inventory, and supply chain […]

ERP Solutions According to the Outcomes You Seek

5 key strategies manufacturers should adopt to ensure the future agility and resilience of their supply chains. There is no word for the exact opposite of fragile. So, let us call it antifragile. Antifragility goes beyond resilience or robustness – the resilient resists shock and stays the same; the antifragile gets better. The Black Swan […]

Increase: the good and the bad

…it goes without saying right now. There is a definite increase in people’s vigilance. Survival is key. So today we have two articles to share with you; both about increase. As promised, the good, the bad, and the ugly. The Good What does an international company do when they find that “there (are) gaps in […]

So many systems

I just learned today that there are visitor management systems… a VMS? yep! Upon first look, it seemed like an automated system for the convention industry. The manufacturing sector is one of the key industries served. According to the Traction Guest site, “Traction Guest’s visitor management system is built to solve security and compliance challenges […]

ERP Affordability Dependent on Experienced Support for Success

Elizabeth Quirk’s article (Solutions Review), “Can Your Small Business Afford an ERP?”, opens with a wise piece of information: Searching for ERP software can be a daunting (and expensive) process… Elizabeth is stating that just searching for the right ERP solution for your company is challenging, let alone implementing, launching, and training your team to […]

ERP; a tool in the hand

I am starting to see a few cautionary tales about ERP. I find this trend refreshing. It highlights why we believe ORG’s methodology to be world class. The articles I’ve read this week continually point out two main areas of disappointment: speed of deployment and efficiency of running processes. The article highlighted in this post […]

Leading Edge. Not Bleeding Edge.

2020 is a big year in a lot of business journalists’ reporting. It has been for some time. It has become an important business milestone. And now it is less then a year away. This article is a quick read from Medical Developments. ERP is important in the health & medical fields. We have first […]

Cheers for Accounting

Business systems, whether automated or not, often forget to give importance and thought to the very department that is responsible for the financing of the systems: accounting. I know from experience that we are upon the most challenging period in an accountant’s work life… tax time. This is the time when accountant’s can be found […]

Safety First: The Right Team

Just Ahead of Winter Fancy Food Show, SYSPRO Again Named in Food Logistics’ 2018 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers Food Logistics’ annual list honors the software and technology providers that ensure a safe, efficient and reliable global food and beverage supply chain. Our year is just starting – and the trade shows and industry […]

End of the Year: Procurement & ERP

The procurement processes in business as an industry sector has been known for at least half a decade. However, some industry leaders experienced push-back when attempting to address its challenges and implement it in business models. As people recognize that success is best achieved with breaking “away from the siloed ways” and integrating the different processes […]