Enterprise Resource Planning

The Future of ERP Starts with Industry 4.0

The common impression that many have of enterprise resource planning (ERP) is based on the early functions of the systems. For example, an early function included manufacturing resource planning, which was designed to tackle a specific business process such as managing the mass production of standardized goods on assembly lines.

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Technologies That Enable a Distribution Management System

Utility providers and related businesses use Distribution Management System (DMS) resources for several purposes related to tackling the delivery of energy to customers, as well as for other aspects of daily and long-term operations. But what falls under one of these important enterprise software umbrellas?

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Top 5 Most Common ERP Modules

The value of an enterprise resource planning system (also known as an ERP system) can be summed up in one well-known cliche: the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. An ERP by itself won’t change your business. Rather, it’s the integration of various processes that makes it a robust software solution.

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Do I Need Standalone Material Requirements Planning Software?

For manufacturing businesses, life is a sea of acronyms and abbreviations. Whether you’re trying to find a CRM, EAM, or ERP solution, things can get confusing pretty quickly. It’s even trickier to pinpoint the right tools and programs when you’re looking for software that overlaps with, mirrors or complements other systems.

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Can You Trust ERP Software Reviews?

You know what they say: you can’t trust everything on the internet. While there’s plenty of reliable information (e.g. this blog), there are certain pages whose “facts” should be taken with a grain of salt. For reviews in particular, it can be tough to gauge which ones to trust and which to avoid.

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ERP Advantages and Disadvantages

Whether your business is large or small, there are several advantages of enterprise resource planning software. Enterprise resource planning software, or ERP, is a suite of customizable applications that allow businesses to integrate and manage their most important processes. Although there are plenty of advantages, it’s not all 100% smooth sailing; ERP has its disadvantages, too.

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The ERP Buyer’s Profile for Growing Companies

We recently conducted interviews with 225 companies who were all looking for enterprise resource planning (ERP). The goal of this survey was simple – listen and learn from what these companies had to say about their individual decision-making strategies. We all agree that this is not a simple task. But we also agree that selecting the best ERP software is a critical factor for business success. Our intent is to analyze all these responses and present the most salient observations in a report that will help assist companies along this selection path to a successful conclusion.

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Cutting Edge Distribution Strategies

Every business needs sound distribution strategies to ensure that their products are getting into the right hands. With the advent of the Internet, mobile phones, and social media, there are more ways than ever to get in touch with your potential customers. We’ll go over some common types of distribution strategies as well as some you may not have heard of yet.

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Pitfalls of ERP Integration

Enterprise Resource Planning systems, or ERP, streamline business processes by integrating the routine management of multiple departments into one software system. Large companies that need to manage their finances, supply chain management, customer service, and human resources often want to do so in a single centralized, integrated solution. Therefore, these companies turn to ERP integration.

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4 Key Changes in Manufacturing Technology

Technology supports and drives innovation. Recent changes in engineering and manufacturing technology have the potential to help manufacturers create better quality goods in less time. Expenses for manufacturers can be reduced by implementing this new technology while also becoming more competitive thanks to greater efficiency. Here are 4 key changes in manufacturing technology that have the potential to be game changers for manufacturing operations:

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