Small business ERP
- 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.
- 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 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 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 He has been replaced by CFO Kevin Samuelson.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.
- 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 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.
- April 30, 2019
Epicor's newly released iScala 3.3 SMB ERP software update includes new reporting and analytics features, a revamped user interface and expanded localizations.
- February 22, 2017
Increasingly, SMBs are gaining benefits from digital business transformation efforts, but implementation is tougher than expected, according to a new IDC survey.
- 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.
- February 04, 2016
Gartner Magic Quadrant for ERP for midmarket manufacturing and distribution companies taps SAP and IFS as leaders, Oracle as a challenger and ranks five other vendors.
- June 29, 2012
Experts say much of what is called analytics and BI can be done by using everyday software in an analytical way.
- June 07, 2012
Many manufacturers shy away from investing in business intelligence software because of the expense. But manufacturing BI doesn’t have to be expensive, and it can drive real bottom-line benefits.
- May 21, 2012
One small tech company uses Ariba Network to give cash-rich Fortune 500 customers discounts for early payment of electronic invoices.
- May 02, 2012
In this podcast excerpt, China Martens explains how to choose an ERP system that meets the unique needs of midmarket manufacturers.