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The DIY ERP implementation is on the rise. Before considering it, read on to understand the risks associated with this approach.
If you are a warehouse-centric business such as distribution or manufacturing, automating your warehouses using bar-code scanners is a must-have for growing small companies. If you are currently researching a WMS add-on for QuickBooks, Read on to learn your ERP options and their benefits.
Finding the best ERP system for your company and going through the long ERP purchase process could be stressful and frightening. If you are looking for a new ERP System for your industry such as manufacturing or distribution, read on to understand the ERP selection process and how to buy an ERP System
Migrating ERP historical data has never been easier. Traditionally SME businesses such as manufacturers and distributors sacrificed it. Read to learn why it is no longer an issue for some ERP publishers such as Infor and why it should be a factor with your ERP evaluation matrix or ERP checklist.
Once a strong contender as a mid-market manufacturing and distribution ERP, Epicor ERP seems to be a sinking ship. The recent news about KKR puling their investment off further validates the challenges ahead for Epicor ERP. Read on to learn about the their challenges and what Epicor ERP prospects need to know
Buying a fake cloud ERP system could be worse than not considering a cloud ERP system at all. Whether you are inclined towards on-prem or cloud, they both could be great ERP options. However, deploying an on-prem ERP system on cloud, also known as a fake cloud, is highly inefficient. Read along to learn why
ERP demos suck. While a scripted ERP demo reduce the transition for ERP buyers, they are not best suited to identify the best ERP software for your business, which is the core purpose of an ERP demo. Read along to understand why and what could your alternatives that help in selecting best ERP system for your industry
Making decision about when to implement an ERP system for your business, especially you are a startup or a SMB manufacturer or distributor, is never easy. Learn why delaying your ERP implementation is not worth it and why you should start your project sooner than later
If you are unsure of whether you might need a new ERP, reviewing your competitors would be one way to find out. There are several reasons why companies upgrade. E.g. outgrowing their current ERP systems such as QuickBooks, Macola, or Point.Man, read on to learn the reasons when companies upgrade their current ERP
Unlike other business management or ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle, Acumatica is easy. You get the user experience of simpler accounting systems such as QuickBooks while automating your processes end-to-end including inventory, warehouse, and accounting. Read on to learn what makes Acumatica so different.
Financial stability of an ERP publisher is critically important for businesses implementing an ERP. Stay with financially stable and profitable ERP publishers such as Infor or Acumatica to avoid any financial implications. Read on to learn about these risks and their implications for you.
Canadian Manufacturers can receive subsidies covering up to 100% to a max of $25K of eligible consulting assessment costs through the CME Technology Assessment Program for evaluation projects such as ERP, MRP, CRM, WMS, SCM, and digital transformation. Read on to learn more.
There are several dozen outdated ERP products in the market such as Macola, SAP R3/ECC, Point.Man, older versions of Syteline or Epicor, legacy ERP products published by Sage, IBM, Oracle, or Microsoft, and the list goes on. There are major risks associated with not upgrading them. Read on to learn about them.
If you are a new finance leader(CFO/Controller) of the manufacturing industry and have not been exposed to manufacturing accounting or operations yet, it’s very important to understand the nuances of this industry to be successful in your role. Read on to learn more about how manufacturing financial operations differ.
If you are an IT executive and have been thinking of pitching a digital transformation project such as ERP upgrade to your CFO or business executives and unsure of how to approach, read on to learn specific strategies on what c-suite executives such as CFOs, COOs, and CEOs like to see in an ERP initiative pitch.
There are two camps of QuickBooks users, one that absolutely adore QuickBooks and the other hate. Read on to learn their perspectives and our recommendations on whether QuickBooks would be the right ERP system for you or if you have outgrown it, what should be your options for upgrading your ERP or accounting system
The Canadian manufacturers & distributors can benefit through programs, promotions & discounts only if they work with a Canadian ERP consulting firms to make ERP implementation cost-effective. Read on to learn about what ERP consultants offer through their knowledge and expertise of local taxes and accounting practices
Unless you plan to run your business manually, you need business software to host your processes such as Accounting, Sales HR, and Operations. Most small businesses start with a basic accounting system such as Quickbooks or Xero, or a small CRM such as Zoho or Hubspot, but then they outgrow and need better options.
ERP is such a broad and deep subject that it’s hard to understand how it works. Historically, the whole idea was to plan the resources in a centralized manner and making them accessible across the enterprise, but they have come a long way. Read on to learn more how they work and how they might benefit your business.
Most ERP solutions may seem to have comparable functionality and it’s hard to choose one. Some businesses choose the most popular option while others prefer the most cost-effective. Read below to learn about the most important factors to discuss with your ERP vendor.
This post helps understand the role of a CRM system in an enterprise and why it's important for a small business to have a CRM system.
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