How MRP Can Work for Your Business

How MRP Can Work for Your Business

People who have come of age working with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems may be a little confused by Materials Resource Planning (MRP) software. MRP overlaps with ERP, but is functionally different across many dimensions. Although MRP is an older...

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A 5-Step Guide to ERP Selection and Implementation

A 5-Step Guide to ERP Selection and Implementation

What does it take to select, and then implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that will drive your business forward? It’s a non-trivial issue. ERP typically comprises the core operational software in a company. The better it works, the better the...

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Getting ERP Integration Right

Getting ERP Integration Right

Gartner recently published an informative research note titled Create a Future-Proof Integration Strategy for Your ERP, which we highly recommend. The note raises a number of important issues that are worth considering if you’re either planning on an Enterprise...

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10 Signs Your Business Needs ERP Software

10 Signs Your Business Needs ERP Software

The humorist Erma Bombeck once offered a famous bit of travel advice, saying, “When you look like your passport photo, it’s time to go home.” We often see this sort of painful self-reflection in our business consulting practice. There may come a moment when you...

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Is Your Workplace Ready for a True Cloud Solution?

Is Your Workplace Ready for a True Cloud Solution?

For many businesses, the term cloud is starting to become a reality. According to the most recent International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide, spending on cloud-based applications and platforms was expected double...

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5 Benefits of Inventory Management in the Cloud

5 Benefits of Inventory Management in the Cloud

We often get asked, “Does the cloud really matter for ERP?” After all, an on-premises Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system can usually do most of the same things as one hosted in the cloud. There’s room for debate on this issue, but in general, legacy ERP and...

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Are Add-Ons Leaving Your Legacy ERP Bloated?

Are Add-Ons Leaving Your Legacy ERP Bloated?

The word agile means a lot of different things to a lot of different people—and has changed a lot over the years. The Agility Imperative: How Speed and Adaptability Has Evolved The printing press made it easy to copy documents. Replaceable parts made it easier to...

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