- June 13, 2012
Companies considering a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) ERP as a part of a two-tier landscape should take into a number of factors, including how often the vendor updates the cloud ERP, and whether or not it’s truly a multi-tenant application.
- June 12, 2012
Running BI in the cloud is attractive from a cost standpoint, but there are serious potential drawbacks, industry watchers say.
- June 08, 2012
SaaS ERP is a developing market within technology that offers users lots of options. This guide sorts out the complicated landscape.
- 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.
- June 05, 2012
Manufacturers also face integration decisions once they decide to consolidate multiple ERP systems.
- May 31, 2012
Analysts say Epicor, Sage and SAP's recent cloud ERP initiatives portend cloud computing benefits for on-premises ERP platforms but require close scrutiny before making a change.
- May 30, 2012
Two consultants explain how user needs, technologies, costs, and business processes factor into an ERP consolidation plan.
- May 25, 2012
Industry experts explain how to match collaboration software such as chat, social media and conferencing with the needs of the organization.
- 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 17, 2012
In 11 years, EnterpriseOne ERP system has migrated from on-premises to physical and virtual servers at managed hosting provider. Next: private cloud.
- 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 07, 2012
Managing goods on the go can give workers a real-time view of stock and supplies, both in the warehouse and into retail spaces.
- May 02, 2012
In this podcast excerpt, China Martens explains how to choose an ERP system that meets the unique needs of midmarket manufacturers.
- April 30, 2012
A consultant outlines criteria for midmarket manufacturers to consider before deciding whether to stick with on-site ERP or venture out to the cloud.
- April 25, 2012
Expert columnist: Open source computing creates new opportunities to collaborate across enterprise processes and integrate with proprietary applications.