Enterprise Resource Planning

Epicor vs NetSuite

We recently compared two Tier 1 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, SAP and Oracle. But what if your company doesn’t need a Tier 1 solution? If you go with the big guys, you may find yourself stuck with a brutally complex software, hoping that your processes grow into your ERP software. Instead of taking that risk, it’s more advisable to go with a Tier 2 ERP that’s predominantly aimed at mid-sized businesses. That’s when a lot of companies start to compare Epicor vs NetSuite.

So if you’ve narrowed down your selection to Epicor ERP 10 and NetSuite OneWorld, you’re in the right place. We’ve put together a comprehensive and detailed comparison of the two systems to help you determine with confidence which is best for your business.

Kim O'ShaughnessyEpicor vs NetSuite
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SAP vs Oracle

With all the research you’ve done so far, your motivation to find the perfect ERP might be waning. But, wait! You’re so close! As the top two solutions on our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Leaderboard, it’s likely that many of you have already narrowed down your choices to these two products. But when deciding which ERP software to invest in for your entire business, confidence is key. Are you fully aware of the difference between SAP and Oracle?

Kim O'ShaughnessySAP vs Oracle
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Top Accounting Software Features in 2018

Accounting definitely doesn’t have a reputation as the most exciting business function, but that doesn’t diminish its importance. Accounting is the process that keeps the world going, both in business and our everyday lives. That’s why it’s imperative users have access to all the accounting software features they need to get the job done. But what features do they need from accounting software?

Kim O'ShaughnessyTop Accounting Software Features in 2018
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Accounting Software Requirements Checklist

Thanks to automation and AI, accounting software is one of the most transformative tools a business can adopt. ClientWhys CEO Lee Reams remarks, “Free from the tedious tasks, accountants will be able to focus their efforts on developing KPI’s, budgeting for growth and assisting in improving cash flow: more CFO like advice without the cost.”

But they’re also simple solutions that exist if you’re not amassing a team of mini-CFOs. It’s really up to you to decide what your business needs from your next system. To guide you through this process, we’ve created an accounting software requirements checklist. Use it to determine which features you need and which you don’t.

Kim O'ShaughnessyAccounting Software Requirements Checklist
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Top Tax Management Software in 2018

If you think about all the things that help you make money and cut costs, tax management software probably isn’t the first to come to mind. But while taxes themselves aren’t profitable, there are still plenty of ways to save time and money while going through the process.

Kim O'ShaughnessyTop Tax Management Software in 2018
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ERP for the Food and Beverage Industry

Food has always played a highly central and emotional connection in people’s lives. Dating back to the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and India, all were aware of the link between food and health; food and community; and food and life. In today’s fast-paced, modern life that link has not weakened. But, like many other areas in our lives, it’s been through countless iterations and finally transformed into a highly volatile juggling act of ever-changing demands. Issues like health and wellness, shifting lifestyles, changing preferences, food safety, sustainability and technology have all received a heightened amount of visibility.

Gabriel GheorghiuERP for the Food and Beverage Industry
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What are the 6 Main ERP Components?

As anyone who’s shopped for a new car knows, you can’t leave the lot without being asked about add-ons and extras. While these features are convenient (and tempting), a savvy shopper knows to first focus on things like gas mileage, cost of ownership and safety ratings. It’s important to consider a car’s core qualities first before you go broke on custom mud flaps.

SelectHubWhat are the 6 Main ERP Components?
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Wholesale Distribution Software: Top Recommendations

For wholesale distributors, careful spending is a top priority. It’s essential that businesses balance the expenses produced by their warehousing operations in order to make sure that they’re offset by monthly revenue. This is no easy task, but wholesale distribution software can simplify the process. It helps to track and optimize key details about inventory and its movements.

SelectHubWholesale Distribution Software: Top Recommendations
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PLM Systems: The Ins and Outs

Product lifecycle management systems (PLM systems) are powerful enterprise-wide software solutions that manage every aspect of a product’s digital life. These sophisticated systems serve to integrate data, processes, business systems and people in an extended enterprise, facilitating the internal and external collaboration that is demanded by a new manufacturing environment.

Gabriel GheorghiuPLM Systems: The Ins and Outs
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Disrupting Distribution Software: Introducing New Technologies

Companies today are constantly striving to improve their distribution systems. However, that process can be complicated because of limitations imposed by distribution software.

This is even more common if the software hasn’t been updated for a while.

This is a situation that many companies today find themselves in. Older software is preventing them from implementing new wholesale distribution practices, which makes it hard to keep up with the competition.

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Retail ERP: Maximizing the Value of ERP Software for an Industry at a Crossroads

The retail industry — perhaps more visibly than many other industries — is perceived as being at a significant crossroads that has and will continue to result in changes to all aspects of the retail landscape. Significantly, the most important market influencer impacting the retail industry is technology innovation and the pace at which it is moving.

Gabriel GheorghiuRetail ERP: Maximizing the Value of ERP Software for an Industry at a Crossroads
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Process Manufacturing ERP Market Guide

Despite globalization and the recent outsourcing trend in manufacturing, some manufacturing sectors have experienced substantial growth over the past five years. Most of them (food and beverage, plastics, and chemicals) have one thing in common: they belong to the process manufacturing sphere. As the name implies, process manufacturing refers to the processing and combination of raw materials and ingredients to create finished products.

Gabriel GheorghiuProcess Manufacturing ERP Market Guide
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Discrete ERP Market Guide

As technology becomes more affordable and the manufacturing sector more competitive, manufacturers of all sizes are increasing their efforts to adopt enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology. This is reflected in the growth of the size of the ERP market, which is estimated to reach almost $85 billion in 2021, according to Statista.

Gabriel GheorghiuDiscrete ERP Market Guide
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Comparing Cloud ERP Systems: Who’s Winning & Why in 2018

In 2018 and beyond, the factors that drive organizations to acquire a new cloud ERP (enterprise resource planning) system often begin with a few strong focuses. In particular, product quality, production and process monitoring, an increased use of analytics and business intelligence (BI) applications and the need for greater mobility are becoming necessities for companies adopting ERP.

Louis ColumbusComparing Cloud ERP Systems: Who’s Winning & Why in 2018
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MRP vs ERP: Differences Between the Systems

Don’t you hate it when things are named so similarly that they seem like they’re the same thing? Or at the very least, they’re almost the same thing? Such is the case with MRP and ERP. Unfortunately, although these acronyms are quite similar, in reality, the systems themselves are very different. So what exactly are the differences between MRP vs ERP? Let’s start out with some definitions:

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Accounting Software for SMEs: Cloud vs Local and Different Product Options

According to a report by Small Business Advocate, of all the companies in the US, 99.7% are small businesses, and that number’s not at all surprising.

Small businesses — also known as small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs — are the backbone of any economy, but they also face some of the most difficult challenges in their day-to-day operations. Challenges such as targeting new customers while retaining current ones, raising brand awareness, finding competent and motivated employees and many more are a daily struggle. And they have to do all of this while keeping a finger on the pulse of the current trends and technologies in their industry.

SelectHubAccounting Software for SMEs: Cloud vs Local and Different Product Options
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Top ERP Predictions for 2018

The year 2018 will continue to present businesses with the supreme challenge of operating in an environment, both globally and domestically, that’s fast-paced, highly competitive and unpredictable. These business conditions aren’t new and they have, in fact, driven many businesses to reassess traditional business models, embracing innovative and, in some cases, unorthodox business solutions.

Gabriel GheorghiuTop ERP Predictions for 2018
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7 Improvements for Running the Back Office with Management Software

Anyone who hasn’t been involved in business for a couple of decades would be absolutely surprised by what they see if they walked back into a modern office. Today’s businesses don’t look much like those of the 1980s or even the 1990s, primarily because of new digital technologies that are changing many things about how we work and manage our commercial operations.

SelectHub7 Improvements for Running the Back Office with Management Software
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