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Top 10 ERP Systems for Mid-sized Businesses in 2024 w/ Sam Gupta

WBSP583 – Top 10 ERP Systems for Mid-Sized Businesses in 2024

Choosing the right ERP system is crucial for mid-sized businesses aiming to simplify operations and scale efficiently. In this episode, we explored the top 10 ERP systems for mid-sized companies, discussing their strengths, weaknesses, and ideal use cases. Understanding Market Segments The market is segmented into four categories: startup, small, mid-sized, and enterprise. Each category

Using RFID technology For Real-time Inventory Tracking

WBSP073: Using RFID for Real-Time Inventory Tracking w/ Andrew Johnson

RFID technology has been available for a long time, but its adoption has mostly been limited to high-value assets. Many manufacturers are skeptical about using RFID technology in their supply chain networks. They often overlook its potential to track everyday items and serve as an excellent replacement for barcode labels. Unlike barcode labels, which require

Understanding Unit4 ERP System Capabilities

WBSP581: Understanding Unit4 ERP System Capabilities – An Expert Review

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems , like those offered by Unit4 ERP are essential tools for businesses, offering a bundled suite of various software components. However, just combining different software offerings does not automatically make a collection an ERP. What determines this is the level of embeddedness of these components. Additionally, the components included within

Optimizing Energy Consumption For Effective Energy Management

WBSP072: Optimizing Your Facility’s Energy Consumption w/ Mike Nager

Energy consumption is a significant expense for manufacturers, often listed as one of the heaviest items on a profit and loss statement. While manufacturing executives are aware of energy costs, they frequently struggle to enforce energy-saving procedures effectively. The push for quality and productivity can unintentionally lead to decreased energy management and increased energy consumption.

Keeping appropriate inventory levels

WBSP071: Keeping Appropriate Inventory Levels through MRP w/ Marcia Williams

Ever wonder how factories keep the appropriate inventory levels in manufacturing to run things smoothly and make a profit? That’s where Material Requirement Planning (MRP) comes in. However, optimizing MRP can be challenging, especially in complex manufacturing environments with many moving parts. In this podcast, we explore the world of MRP with industry expert Marcia

Additive Manufacturing w/ Kevin Mako

WBSP070: Grow Your Business by Mitigating Financial Risks Through Experimental Design and Additive Manufacturing w/ Kevin Mako

In this episode, we have our guest Kevin Mako. He discusses how experimental design and additive manufacturing can help mitigate financial risks with innovative projects. He also discusses several technologies and trends that have been driving faster innovation in the manufacturing sector. Finally, he discusses what financial executives look for in a pitch and how


2024 Digital Transformation Report

This digital transformation report summarizes our annual research on ERP and digital transformation trends and forecasts for the year 2024.