Enterprise Resource Planning

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.

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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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