CDC Ross ERP for Process Manufacturing ERP Certification Report

CDC Ross ERP is TEC Certified for online evaluation of process manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth analyst commentary.

About This Report

CDC Ross ERP certified by:
Aleksey Osintsev, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers; Gabriel Gheorghiu, Research Analyst, Technology Evaluation Centers
Demonstration conducted by: John Garcia, Marketing Programs Manager, CDC Software; Lisa Weir, Solution Consultant, Pre Sales, CDC Software; Jack Payne, VP Enterprise Software, CDC Software
 
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is pleased to announce that CDC Software's Ross ERP is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) for process manufacturing solutions in the ERP Evaluation Center. The ERP Evaluation Center enables you to compare and evaluate functionality based on TEC’s comprehensive model of ERP software. Data used in the Evaluation Center are obtained from the vendor’s responses to TEC’s request for information (RFI). Certification ensures that product capabilities have been demonstrated to TEC analysts based on the responses CDC Software provided in its completed TEC RFI, and that TEC analysts have analytically and comparatively reviewed Ross ERP RFI data against known benchmarks.
 
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Report Contents

Background and Analyst View

CDC Ross ERP is an end-to-end solution focused on multiple industry verticals, with a particular focus on chemicals, food and beverage, life sciences, metals, and natural products.
 
Launched in 1972 as a financial solution by Ross Systems, the application developed into a full-fledged process manufacturing system following its acquisition by CDC Software in 2004. CDC Software serves a total of 1,200 customers, with about 60% located in North America; 33% in the UK and the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) region; and 5% in the Asia-Pacific region. Read more
 

Benchmark Results for CDC Ross ERP

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by CDC Ross ERP for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
The TEC Focus Indicator™ shows you which types of functionality are likely differentiators for the CDC Ross ERP solution in the small business software space. Get the results
 
 

Product Review: CDC Ross ERP

 
Ease of use
Workflow Design
Ease of Implementation
Innovation
 
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TEC Analyst Observations on CDC Ross ERP  

Ross ERP demonstrates an impressive level of support in Financials, as well as in many areas of Process Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, and Sales Management. As HR functionality is not a strength of this software, integration with specialized HR applications may be required. This is, however, not unusual in the process ERP space. Overall, Ross ERP is a product that meets the intricate compliance and regulatory requirements of its target customers. Read more
 
 

Detailed Functionality Graphs for CDC Ross ERP

The benchmark graphs represent the quantity of support by CDC Ross ERP for the functionality within each module identified in the TEC Focus Indicator, on a scale of 0 to 100 points.
 
  • Financials
  • Human Resources
  • Process Manufacturing Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Purchasing Management
  • Quality Management
  • Sales Management
 
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Featured Software Research:

ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy

This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs including adding new functionality or mobile access. Read More

Must-have ERP Features for the Automotive Industry

This paper summarizes the benefits an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution provides to the entire manufacturing process, "from shop floor to top floor." Included are key features in a software as a service (SaaS) solution to help an auto manufacturer optimize performance throughout the enterprise. Read More

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