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.
ERP: A Layman’s Guide
Every enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation comes with risks. But a seven-figure price tag and a painful multiyear deployment don’t have to be part of the package. This layman’s guide to ERP discusses how various industries, trends, challenges, and new tools are reshaping the ERP landscape. By developing an in-depth understanding of the technology, its benefits, and its risks, every organization can achieve ERP success.
Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore
Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. This paper presents opportunities to reinvent the business processes you currently deploy with investment in new technology. You will see barriers to complex industries come down with technology that bridges the gap for complying in these industries, enabling your company to grow and expand your business.
How to Choose between Generic and Industry-specific ERP Systems
You might have several reasons for needing a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, but with so many options, how do you make the right choice? If you’re wondering whether a generic or an industry-speciﬁc solution is the best ﬁt, or how to start the ERP selection process, you’re not alone. This white paper suggests ways to simplify your ERP selection process and points out the differences between industry-speciﬁc and generic ERP solutions.
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.