ERP software selection and implementation
- 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 06, 2020
Major parts of The Hershey Co.'s ERP project, notably its supply chain, is being put on hold for a year as the firm adjusts to pandemic-related business needs.
- 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.
- February 27, 2020
In this Q&A, Shawn Windle of ERP Advisors Group explains why 2020 is the year of SMBs for ERP, as SMBs find ERP systems more cost-effective and industry-specific options increase.
- February 25, 2020
A truly modern ERP support strategy must consider the needs of both internal and external users and ERP's expanded role in the employer and customer experience.
- 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 05, 2020
ERP vendor Infor will soon be a subsidiary of Koch Industries, a $110 billion multinational firm.
- January 30, 2020
ERP projects often run into delays and cost overruns, but some actually fail. That's what happened to one Florida-based manufacturing 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 20, 2020
2019 was a year for change in the executive ranks of SAP and other ERP vendors, as the companies face struggles in moving their large on-premises installed bases to the cloud.
- 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.
- 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 14, 2019
With updates to Infor Concierge, the vendor intends to improve customer access to Infor ERP services and products to expedite the problem-solving process.
- July 19, 2019
Here's how cannabis products manufacturer Papa & Barkley uses cloud-based MRP software from MRPeasy to manage its production and inventory processes in a highly regulated industry.
- June 06, 2019
Released as part of Honeywell's new Enterprise Performance Management for Operations Technology category, Honeywell Forge for Buildings is available now.
- 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 29, 2019
An SAP ERP implementation at cosmetic maker Revlon disrupted some operations. After the news came out, the company's stock price suffered. Now, investors are suing.
- 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.
- March 12, 2019
SAP continues to lead the tier 1 ERP market, according to Panorama Consulting's Clash of the Titans 2019 report. But disruption is never far from sight, with Oracle and Microsoft trailing just behind and Infor continuing to make gains.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- April 20, 2018
Tyler Technologies, a firm solely focused on government verticals and public sector ERP, has added data-as-a-service capability by acquiring Socrata.
- April 18, 2018
ERP implementation projects may be IT's most challenging, something the city of Santa Fe, N.M., found out. City officials needed a fix and considered three options.
- December 05, 2017
An SAP deployment at National Grid allegedly was botched, leading to missing paychecks and unpaid invoices. The utility is suing a contractor, Wipro, which called the allegations baseless.
- February 27, 2017
Research indicates IT compensation rose for most certified and noncertified skills in 2016. The market for IoT services is expected to double to $18 billion by 2020.
- June 30, 2016
In this podcast, ERP implementation consultant Bill Baumann of Panorama Consulting reveals how companies can use a good communication plan to avoid failure in implementing ERP.
- March 04, 2016
The success of ERP projects depends on organizational change management, the right ERP software selection and executive buy-in, says a panel of ERP experts.
- February 24, 2016
ERP implementation failure is common, according to the experts from Panorama Consulting. Their ERP Boot Camp offered tips on how to keep a project on track and justify benefits.
- November 05, 2015
Panorama's ERP implementations report showed that Infor has joined the big three of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft, and that implementation times for Microsoft Dynamics have doubled.
- August 14, 2015
Analysts give Infor the thumbs-up on its acquisition of the cloud commerce vendor GT Nexus, saying it helps it compete with SAP and Oracle.
- April 24, 2015
The 2015 ERP report from Panorama Consulting Solutions also shows SAP outpacing Oracle and Microsoft on buyer shortlists.
- August 23, 2013
What does the current Infor ERP product strategy look like? Find out in this Q&A.
- May 16, 2013
Customers of Infor use its legacy ERP brands that go back decades, but now are being challenged to move to the company's new Web architecture.
- June 05, 2012
Manufacturers also face integration decisions once they decide to consolidate multiple ERP systems.
- February 17, 2012
Many manufacturers forego a formal business case in an ERP migration, but skipping this step is a mistake, according to experts.
- December 02, 2011
Panorama Consulting’s study of 2,000 ERP deployments found that thorough planning and communication are common themes in ERP change management best practices.
- September 08, 2009
Effective employee training courses are vital to the success of an ERP project. Here are some key actions to take after your ERP implementation.
- August 06, 2009
Learn how to decrease the cost of ownership of ERP systems by reducing the cost of support, lowering ERP maintenance and license fees and cutting ERP software costs.
- August 14, 2008
ERP support and maintenance costs can break a budget, but there are some tactics that can help keep support spending under control.