Why Project ERP Solutions Often Fall Short
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In a recent study conducted by IFS North America, where ERP manufacturing professionals of middle- to large-market manufacturers were asked about their ERP solutions, more than one-third of respondents indicated that they have no integration between their project management software and their enterprise system, even though the great majority consider the use of set projects to manage tasks and procedures to be a necessity. IFS's Charles Rathmann explains the study's key findings regarding existing issues in project management functionality in ERP systems, and how to use this information for making smarter ERP purchasing decisions.
What Is EDI?
Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a general term used to explain computer-to-computer exchange of routine business documents, using an approved, standard format, without human intervention. Understanding your primary goal is vital when beginning to implement an EDI system. Find out how your business can run more efficiently and effectively with an EDI solution.
The Key to Successful ERP Implementation
A successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution can grow your business’ bottom line by increasing your company’s revenues and improving your company’s efficiencies. One of the most significant factors contributing to its success is the experience and support the vendor provides through its staff and implementation process. Read this white paper to learn how a thorough plan can guide you through the implementation process.
Cliff Notes for the Resource Management MBA
Since human capital makes up the majority of costs for service providers, effective management of resources truly is the high water mark in the services industry. With a strategic focus on the right resource skills, training and availability, services organizations can improve project quality, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness while managing human capital and resource management more holistically. Download this white paper to learn more.
Automating the Exemption Certificate Lifecycle
Savvy finance and IT leaders are delivering business value by implementing exemption certificate management (ECM) software to automate the collection and management of certificates and integrating this software with their ERP/billing and tax decision software. The most powerful ECM solutions can handle the collection and management of certificates in direct, retail, e-commerce, POS, and tele-sales channels simultaneously and in real time. By connecting these systems, each is able to share critical data needed to reduce non-taxed transaction audit risk, increase staff productivity, and improve the exempt customer purchase experience.
Selecting an ERP Selection Consultant: Critical Factors for Success
Selecting a new ERP system is one of the biggest decisions a company will make, so choosing your selection consultant should be taken just as seriously. The right selection consultant can shorten the selection process and offer you a better chance of finding a system that will be a good match for your company. Read this white paper and know how to select the right one for your company.