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ERP Social Media

ERP Social Media Trends

An interesting discussion on ERP social media was raised on a webinar the other day. The topic of the discussion was how companies are building out their knowledge bases for their constituent communities. Specifically, how do you share captured knowledge to people external to an organization? This lead to a discussion of the methods of […]

Free Up Cash with Technology

Free Up Cash in a Small Business with Technology: From Invoicing Software to Inventory Management Software

Free Up Cash in a Small Business using Technology How to free up cash in your small business? If you own a small business, you have to juggle all sorts of things to properly manage your company’s cash flow. You may feel particularly strained if your company makes a profit, but you still don’t have […]

How not to implement and use ERP software

ERP Software done correctly can be a great tool for improving a business.  Done badly, it can demoralize employees and drive down business results. Case-in-point: “My experience with SAP was of an all-purpose integrated business solution. At the beginning of the day, I clocked in using an SAP applet. Next, I would go through a […]

How to determine your ERP Evaluation Criteria

Defining your ERP Evaluation Criteria is essential for paring down the vendors and getting to the final choice.  There are two focus areas for determining your selection criteria: Determining your ERP Evaluation Criteria 1. ERP Evaluation Criteria – Process The Process analysis for determining your ERP Evaluation Criteria is the method you would use to […]

ERP Disaster Recovery

ERP Disaster Recovery One of the most critical plans you can make is to prepare for the worst, especially when it comes to your enterprise software system and the database of all of the company’s critical information. A proper disaster recovery plan is essential, if you are running an ERP system, as it touches all […]

Project Management Planning vs. Task Management

Project Management for ERP cannot be understated. It is the essential tool for ensuring a successful launch of a new Enterprise Software system. Understanding the Scope, the Time Frame, the Budget, the People/Resources available, and the goals are all important. Many people use a tool such as MS Project to plan the various stages and […]

Green ERP?

With the drive to being more environmentally responsible, corporate management is (or will be) setting initiatives to reduce carbon emissions. While moving towards Green and reducing the carbon footprint, the question becomes, how do we manage this? Should ERP be modified to include the tracking of carbon emissions? ERP systems are essentially large accounting systems […]

Simplifying IT

In this month’s Harvard Business Online, there is a fascinating article on how one bank in Japan rolled out a new business system successfully by breaking all the rules.  By adapting a modular approach and leveraging technologies such as the Internet, they were able to take a dying business and revamp it into a major […]

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