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   Wednesday October 22, 2008 | Spotlight on ERP | Issue 2598
How Your Company's Office Jerks can Destroy an IT Project

Ever notice how the toxic personalities in an organization—otherwise known as the office jerks—can cause an IT project to go south in sometimes funny, sometimes sad, but almost always in appalling and disastrous ways? Well, here's a lighthearted guide to dealing with your company's office jerks during the software selection process, and how you can emerge—hopefully—with your sanity intact, and with a software system that actually works.

One of our readers wanted to know: So, this ERP thing. how does it work? Since a good question deserves a good answer, here then, is ERP in a nutshell giving you a look at it's history, the functions of a modern ERP system, one of the secrets of a successful ERP selection process, and the ways you can get around the high costs associated with a full-blown, on-premise ERP system.

Electronic data interchange (EDI) can give your small to midsized business a better chance of weathering difficult economic times by helping you to respond more quickly to change, and by enabling you to fulfill demand in a more timely way. But before you commit to anything, you need to know the five worst mistakes to avoid when embarking on an EDI integration project. You'll find them here.


Read the blog post: How a Jerk at Work Can Put the Kibosh on Your Software Selection Project

Read the blog post: Ask the Experts: So, This ERP Thing. How Does It Work?

Read the white paper: Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying EDI Integration

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