- June 12, 2020
Yesco Electrical Supply is using new features in its Epicor Eclipse ERP system to transform some processes and make it easier to deal with changes caused by COVID-19 disruption.
- June 02, 2020
In this Q&A, Unit4's Andy Brockhoff discusses the COVID-19 crisis and why organizations may find it a good time to keep going with ERP modernization projects.
- 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.
- December 05, 2019
Companies like Jergens Industrial Supply are favoring purpose-built ERP systems like Epicor Prophet 21 for distributors over comprehensive ERPs that need customizations.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- May 02, 2019
ERP projects are notorious for cost overruns and delays. That was the experience of the Manatee School District, which ran into major problems.
- April 26, 2019
Companies can avoid litigation caused by unsuccessful ERP implementations by defining requirements at the start of a project, according to ERP consultant Brooks Hilliard.
- 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.
- February 25, 2019
Oracle is being sued over a $4.5 million ERP project that did not go according to plan. That's a common problem with ERP installations, according to a new study.
- 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 11, 2018
MillerCoors and IT services firm HCL have reached an 'amicable' agreement regarding the brewer's $100 million ERP implementation lawsuit over an SAP project.
- 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.
- September 28, 2018
'Bad data' circulating through a company's ERP environment will likely cause interfaces to fail. Learn how one business leader is cleaning things up.
- 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.
- June 07, 2018
A migration can cost millions, but Oracle believes its new automation and integration tools can significantly reduce the cost of ERP system migrations to the cloud.
- 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.
- 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.
- April 14, 2014
Learn what Infor's recently announced CloudSuite hosted applications could mean for the cloud ERP market.
- May 16, 2012
Many manufacturers run multiple ERP systems -- or multiple instances of one system. But there are significant downsides to operating this way.
- May 04, 2011
The leader of 3M’s manufacturing enterprise data warehouse (EDW) project shows how to do a financial analysis of the supply chain management and manufacturing BI benefits.