Many companies do it, but does that mean cutting back or freezing IT spending in a recession is the smart thing for you to do? Today's feature blog post takes dead aim at that very question, and drawing on examples from a couple of other industries, comes up with some conclusions—and, surprisingly, some opportunities as well—to help you decide.
The success or failure of your ERP selection process can depend on how you define an ERP system, which in turn depends on how you define your business needs. To help it all work out for you, today's second feature blog post offers you a working list of ERP definitions, as well as a link to a practical guide to defining your business requirements. You can also win $100 off the RFP template of your choice just by telling us what you think the best definition of an ERP system is.
In times of recession, many manufacturers look for ways to streamline their operations. That's why lean manufacturing is one of the hottest topics in manufacturing circles today. In today's feature white paper, you'll find out how lean manufacturing can help you work both smarter and more efficiently, at just the time when you need to the most.