Cloud based ERP systems
- May 13, 2020
In this Q&A, Ryan Etinson of Syntax discusses why companies that use a managed cloud services provider for their ERP systems don't have to worry about system stability.
- May 06, 2020
Many SMBs have found that moving to cloud-based ERP systems has helped keep the lights on by allowing employees to access enterprise applications from home.
- May 04, 2020
ERP consultant Marcus Harris provides advice on renegotiating ERP contracts when the scopes of ERP implementation projects change due to the COVID-19 crisis.
- May 01, 2020
ERP implementation experts Marcus Harris and Daniel Saeedi tell how organizations can manage ERP project disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
- March 26, 2020
Priority Software's mobile apps and Mobile App Generator improve access to its ERP systems and improve productivity for processes like inventory management and sales operations.
- March 23, 2020
The pandemic will challenge ERP deployments in some unique ways. Travel restrictions are shutting down access to the people needed to plan and implement projects, and remote working may create a hurdle.
- February 19, 2020
Panorama Consulting Group's 2020 ERP report finds that satisfaction with ERP remains high and the cloud is now the main deployment choice.
- February 13, 2020
In this Q&A, ERP data security expert Greg Wendt of Appsian discusses data security needs to be addressed by organizations as they move ERP systems to the cloud.
- February 11, 2020
Solid growth for 2019 may help IFS take on SAP and other top-tier ERP vendors, but it faces the same problems in moving customers to innovative cloud-based systems.
- February 05, 2020
ERP vendor Infor will soon be a subsidiary of Koch Industries, a $110 billion multinational firm.
- January 30, 2020
At Acumatica Summit 2020, the cloud-based ERP company announced new manufacturing features, a new Payroll module and a new acquisition of JAAS Systems.
- January 14, 2020
SAP customers may consider other ERP vendors as the clock speeds up for the 2025 support end for ECC, but some observers believe a move to another vendor may be just as difficult.
- November 06, 2019
Workday's planned acquisition of Scout RFP, a sourcing and procurement platform, says one thing to analysts: It is pushing to become a full-service ERP vendor.
- October 29, 2019
Epicor upgraded its platform, and the improvements are available to both cloud and on-premises ERP users. The upgrade takes advantage of Microsoft Azure technologies.
- October 25, 2019
Unit4 promises to deliver features including the ability to self-drive, automate repetitive administrative tasks, integrate third-party applications and add customer extensions.
- October 24, 2019
SMBs in search of an affordable ERP app can look to Priority Zoom a cloud-based platform designed to help small and medium-sized businesses manage each phase of the sales cycle.
- October 23, 2019
SAP's Bill McDermott will take over as ServiceNow CEO, replacing John Donahoe, in a move that analysts say could take the fast-growing ITSM vendor in new product directions.
- October 18, 2019
Acumatica and IFS share a similar manufacturing ERP industry focus but target different markets. In this Q&A, Acumatica CEO Jon Roskill explains how the vendors are working to integrate systems and services.
- October 03, 2019
Infor's Rod Johnson, general manager and head of Americas, said the company is focused on two things: getting its customers to the cloud faster and helping its customers get more value out of their investments.
- September 26, 2019
Infor talked up AI, machine learning and embedded RPA as intelligent tools that will help make ERP projects more successful. But do customers need features like these?
- September 25, 2019
Infor wants to take SAP head-on. At Inforum 2019, Infor executives described SAP's push to migrate customers to SAP S/4HANA by 2025 as an opportunity to do just that.
- September 20, 2019
Oracle announced a host of new features for EPM, ERP and HCM clouds, including machine learning OCR and new jobs for the Oracle bot, and a new UX.
- August 22, 2019
Charles Phillips moved from Infor CEO to become chairman of the board of directors. He has been replaced by CFO Kevin Samuelson. Analysts believe recent revenue results may be behind the moves.
- August 12, 2019
Interest in deploying ERP systems to the cloud continued to increase in 2019, but deployments may be slowed by misunderstanding and uncertainty about vendor roadmaps and costs.
- August 06, 2019
Vendor Management is a cloud-based software designed to help businesses manage their vendors and vendors' employees. It lets users track payments, store files, see invoices and more.
- July 25, 2019
IFS and Acumatica now share the same corporate ownership with EQT Partners, which creates the potential for the two ERP companies to collaborate on technology and business resources.
- June 20, 2019
EQT Partners, which owns ERP vendor IFS, has acquired Acumatica, another ERP vendor. Both firms will be working together, sharing leadership and expertise in hope of each broadening market share.
- May 30, 2019
A substantial majority of ERP customers are satisfied with their ERP vendors, according to a new report from Panorama Consulting. But whether they're realizing the benefits of ERP implementations remains unclear.
- May 15, 2019
Sage has released the Production Management module for its cloud-connected ERP Sage 100cloud. The new module is designed to give users visibility into the production process.
- May 03, 2019
Protecting jobs, not replacing people with automation, was an ERP system upgrade requirement by the Industries for the Blind and Visually Impaired. It wanted efficiency without job loss.
- April 15, 2019
Thanks to an acquisition, Del Monte Foods' IT had both on-premises and hosted systems, which proved costly and inflexible. It has since moved its IT systems to AWS.
- April 04, 2019
NetSuite customers will get a lot of the same tech that Oracle customers on other platforms are getting. This includes Oracle Autonomous Database and its Oracle Cloud Infrastructure service.
- March 29, 2019
An airline reservation system outage created long lines for travelers and raised questions about whether Sabre's uptime goals are achievable. They may not be.
- March 21, 2019
At its user conference in Las Vegas, Oracle demonstrated how voice can now be used to conduct complex business actions, including financial ERP transactions.
- January 17, 2019
Infor customers may get new product capabilities from a $1.5 billion investment by Golden Gate Capital and an investment arm of Koch Industries.
- December 19, 2018
Cloud-based ERP or not? Based on the number of stories that appeared in our top 10 for 2018 list, CIOs seem to be asking the question.
- December 06, 2018
ERP managers are finding more reasons to turn to high-performance computing to improve the performance of big data analysis and machine learning models.
- October 25, 2018
Textron IT and finance leaders said the company only trusted cloud for nonessentials until aging systems made the move to SaaS ERP inevitable.
- October 24, 2018
A logistics heavyweight is in year three of a five-year plan to consolidate PeopleSoft and SAP systems on Oracle ERP Cloud and Analytics Cloud and absorb corporate acquisitions.
- July 31, 2018
ERP security is in trouble, according to a new report. Many ERP systems connected to the internet are insecure, and users are lagging in installing updates.
- May 09, 2018
Having earlier laid the foundation with Oracle Autonomous Database, the vendor unveiled self-driving, self-repairing tools for application development, analytics and integration.
- February 23, 2018
ERP news briefs: Model N adapts its revenue management to include subscription, outcome-based, risk sharing, as well as physical product, pricing. Priority Software aims at U.S.
- February 15, 2018
Cloud services can boost the nation's productivity by making advanced tech widely available. The cloud will be the major conduit to AI and other tools, a new report says.
- February 01, 2018
Office Depot believes it's possible to run its HCM, EPM and supply chain on the Oracle ERP Cloud without customizations. The retailer says it will save money and headaches. Analysts agree.
- January 15, 2018
Private, nonprofit colleges are discovering they can reduce back-office IT costs by working together. Novel approaches are emerging to reduce the financial drain of ERP systems.
- November 17, 2017
Atlanta's Oracle ERP migration faced two paths: partial on premises or full cloud. Feature improvements helped to sell Oracle's cloud, but Oracle's pricing made it inevitable.
- October 06, 2017
Oracle OpenWorld 2017 panelists describe moves from legacy systems and share lessons on what, for some, was first true use of ERP for integrated financials, sales and supply chain.
- October 05, 2017
No role of the dice: Caesars Entertainment's move from decades-old green screens to Oracle ERP Cloud could only succeed after meticulous project planning and change management.
- January 31, 2017
Unit4 ERP is strong in Europe, but the company wants to grow in North America with sibling FinancialForce.com. It may challenge SAP and Oracle one day, but that will take time.
- October 14, 2016
By challenging AWS for public cloud business and adding SaaS modules for more specialized business needs, Oracle can legitimately claim to have a complete cloud offering.
- October 06, 2016
Rondy Ng, Oracle senior vice president, calls SaaS ERP a 'full suite' and details the thinking that went into designing a standardized cloud platform that allows some configurability.
- September 20, 2016
Analyst says data center and network improvements position Oracle IaaS as vendor's platform for the future, though Amazon Web Services far outpaces it in cloud economies of scale.
- July 29, 2016
Industry watchers say the NetSuite acquisition by Oracle provides a needed platform for SaaS ERP applications aimed at the SMB market, but questions remain about overall strategy.
- July 22, 2016
In a Q&A, Lisa Pope identifies which industries and product bases are migrating, and details the routes to the Infor cloud, including a recently consolidated service group.
- July 15, 2016
At its 2016 user conference, Infor featured the Lift and Shift program, which the company hopes will get legacy on-premises customers to move to the cloud.
- November 19, 2015
Due out early in 2016, the major new release of Microsoft Dynamics AX adds mobile-friendly HTML5 user interface, embedded analytics and Excel macro-like task guides.
- November 12, 2015
Analyst says new Oracle SaaS products and cloud infrastructure developments revealed at OpenWorld conference advance the vendor's plan to become 'the IBM of the 21st century.'
- October 27, 2015
Oracle has added its Manufacturing Cloud and Planning Central Cloud to the SaaS suite for supply chain management. While Oracle touts the move, some analysts are more reserved.
- September 25, 2015
Software maker BRG couldn't justify traditional on-premises ERP, but a cloud-based ERP system proved to be a perfect choice.
- January 20, 2015
Amid security fears, many CFOs remain cautious about replacing their on-premises financial systems even in the face of major issues they have with existing systems.
- September 17, 2014
Infor rolls out Infor Xi and four new cloud applications at Inforum 2014, but users are unsure how -- or whether -- to move off their ERPs.
- August 23, 2013
According to experts, the Oracle-NetSuite partnership fills an HR gap for NetSuite and gives Oracle a foothold in the midmarket.
- April 15, 2013
Microsoft is set to launch a cloud version of its Dynamics ERP this summer. Industry analysts weigh in on how Dynamics cloud services could shape up.
- December 04, 2012
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 launched in October without the promised Azure hosting. Will Azure be in Dynamics' future?
- June 08, 2012
SaaS ERP is a developing market within technology that offers users lots of options. This guide sorts out the complicated landscape.
- March 19, 2012
Dynamics AX will be available in the cloud this year. Next up are Dynamics NAV and Dynamics GP, executives promised at the annual Convergence show.