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With so many different enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications on the market, selecting the right solution can be extremely time-consuming and daunting. In fact, according to a recent study, nearly three-quarters of manufacturers are dissatisfied with their current systems. However, following a clearly defined selection process?and learning from the mistakes of others?can drastically improve your chances of success.
Related to ERP Selection: Decision Making, Software Selection, Veits Group, Management of Companies and Enterprises
Successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) initiatives start with an evaluation and decision-making structure that recognizes that ERP vendor selection is actually a technical decision, an operational decision, and a business decision all rolled into one. Following the seven rules in this whitepaper can help you make better ERP decisions and realize more of the gains an ERP system can bring to your organization.
Related to ERP Selection: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Return on Investment (ROI), Software Selection, BizTech
A decade ago, about 70 percent of major software initiatives failed, and nearly a quarter were cancelled. Today, with better data management, more flexible applications, and easier launches, there are fewer failed enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs. But some companies still manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Discover seven ERP selection rules to follow before you even start looking for a vendor.
Related to ERP Selection: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software Selection, BizTech
Manufacturers? business needs have changed significantly over the past few years, evolving the roles that technology plays within the manufacturing process. Two key technologies?enterprise resource planning (ERP) and product lifecycle management (PLM)?have developed into key success factors for manufacturers and when combined, provide a collaborative environment that adds value and helps in maintaining a competitive edge.
Related to ERP Selection: Communications, Infrastructure, and Transportation Planning, Data Management and Analysis, Development, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Forecasting, Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Software Selection, Omnify Software, Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems offer great value to companies, but choosing the right ERP system can be overwhelming. To choose the system and vendor that can best meet your needs, you need the tools that can help you address the business goals of your enterprise and mitigate the risks involved in a selection project. You can apply these concepts to a variety of ERP selection processes. Learn more.
Related to ERP Selection: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Risk Management, Software Selection, Cincom Systems
With rapid expansion underway, Saudi Arabia-based logistics provider Al Majdouie Group?s custom-built enterprise resource planning (ERP) and point of sale (POS) systems just couldn?t keep up. When the company began looking for a replacement solution to satisfy all of its requirements, Al Majdouie turned to TEC. Learn how TEC?s methodology helped Al Majdouie evaluate three tier-one ERP solutions, quickly and impartially.
Related to ERP Selection: E-commerce, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Global Logistics Solution (GLS), Government and Legal, Import and Export Management, International Trade Logistics (ITL), Shipping and Receiving, Shopping Cart and Point of Sale (POS), Technology Evaluation Centers
Many process manufacturers are realizing that their production, inventory control, planning, scheduling, and costing systems are no longer adequate to support their business objectives. But replacing those systems with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can be difficult when so many ERP systems were designed for discrete, not process manufacturing. Learn how you can avoid the seven fatal flaws of ERP selection.
Related to ERP Selection: Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Process Manufacturing, Software Selection, CDC Software
Traditionally, small and medium businesses (SMB) use the same ERP selection methods as large enterprises. However, the lack of an implementation standard, shifts from large-scale purchases, vendor consolidation, and niche solutions have left the market in turmoil. Learn how SMBs can meet the challenges of the new market.
Related to ERP Selection: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), War On Waste Idea Company
Swedish-based PIAB is a global leader in industrial vacuum technology, and develops and sells solutions for improving productivity in the graphical, medical, and automobile industries, among others. Established in the 1950s, PIAB has subsidiaries and distributors in over 50 countries. In the early 2000s, PIAB sought to replace its aging enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Find out which system it chose, and why.
Related to ERP Selection: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Jeeves Information Systems, Manufacturing
Swedish-based Tyl? is the world?s leading manufacturer of sauna, shower, and steam bath systems. Family-owned since the 1940s, today Tyl? generates growth by leveraging IT-based operational support. Thus, when new growth objectives called for a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Tyl? considered four alternatives: Movex, Jeeves, Axapta, and an upgrade of ASW. Find out which system it chose.
Related to ERP Selection: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Jeeves Information Systems, Manufacturing
IVT manufactures and sells heat pumps for houses and properties. The company is one of Sweden?s fastest growing, with an average growth of over 12 percent per year over the last decade. Until 1999, IVT used a enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that lacked certain functionality. With the new system, on the other hand, business ?can continue as usual,? claims CIO Mathias Ristl. Find out why.
Related to ERP Selection: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Jeeves Information Systems
As a supplier to the automotive industry, Best Foam Fabricators often needed to expedite parts to customers to fill orders. This meant the company was spending up to $50,000 (USD) on expedited freight. To reduce costs?of both shipping and labor?Best Foam decided to implement a new enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Find out how Best Foam has not only reduced costs but also improved delivery time by 99 percent.
Related to ERP Selection: Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), Demand Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Inventory Management, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Sales Management, Shipping and Receiving, Global Shop Solutions
When the term ?enterprise resource planning? (ERP) was introduced, it applied primarily to the planning and management of resources needed to manufacture goods. Today, however, most business decision makers realize that their enterprises rely upon resources, and that planning is essential to optimize how those resources are acquired, allocated, and used. Learn how the definition of ERP has evolved, and what it means today.
Related to ERP Selection: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software as a Service (SaaS), Focus Research
Significant management issues posed by multisite manufacturing environments include optimizing resource use at each site and delivering the lowest possible cost for each stage in the product manufacturing cycle. To facilitate meaningful results in achieving these requirements, enterprise resource planning (ERP) software must thus provide the right tools for ensuring that multisite processes come up to ?best-in-class? standards.
Related to ERP Selection: Engineer-to-Order (ETO), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, Visibility, Management of Companies and Enterprises, Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services, Manufacturing
Many oil and gas industry suppliers chose enterprise software prior to 1999, when software designed to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry didn?t exist. This affects the efficiency of these companies?and will prevent them from pursuing new revenue streams in the future. However, project-enabled solutions can now cater to the oil and gas industry?s needs, helping you adjust to current market demands. Learn more.
Related to ERP Selection: Demand Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Production and Supply Planning, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), IFS, Mining, Oil and Gas Extraction
 
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