- 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.
- April 23, 2012
When preparing for the transition, companies should review existing processes, involve end users and clean up the data.
- April 23, 2012
An expert in ERP upgrades explains why having a firm grip on five critical issues can ensure a strong return on investment.
- April 20, 2012
Foundational technologies like barcodes, RFID, and mobile computers are fueling next-generation SCM systems, helping manufacturers mitigate risk and achieve end-to-end visibility.
- April 18, 2012
Choosing between on-premises and SaaS delivery models or niche and integrated SCM suites eventually boils down to what’s best for the business, industry watchers say.