A single software system can improve process manufacturing operations. With a single enterprise resource planning (ERP) point of control, this goal is accomplished by eliminating duplicate entry, and by contributing data integrity, detailed drilldown, and more. The advantages of single software system usage fulfill the original intentions of ERP as it can allow process manufacturers to better manage their business.
Related to Single ERP: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing, Product Data Management, Deacom
Today, global trade management issues affect small and midsized businesses (SMBs) and large multinationals alike. While enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a key component of any globalization strategy, not all ERP vendors offer the same degree of localization. Before undertaking an ERP implementation, it?s important to understand the extent to which each vendor provides international support and functionality.
Related to Single ERP: Currency Conversion, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), International Trade Logistics (ITL), Localization, Standards, Translation and Localization, SAP
Following several acquisitions, Colombia-based ceramics manufacturer Corona found itself with multiple enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to manage. To find a single ERP solution that was suitable for all of its facilities, and would integrate with its existing business software, Corona turned to Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC). Learn how TEC?s selection methodology helped Corona choose the right ERP software.
Related to Single ERP: Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Software Selection, Technology Evaluation Centers, Industry Independent, Manufacturing, Miscellaneous Manufacturing
Implementing enterprise software solutions raises numerous obstacles, which can all be attributed to a single cause: users are unable to properly use the software. This is because users grapple with barrages of training methodologies and approaches for each new application. The solution may be a 'universal adapter,' a synchronized learning content development platform for a wide range of enterprise applications.
Related to Single ERP: Learning Content Management System (LCMS), Software Migration, Technology Tools and Methods, onDemand Software, Management of Companies and Enterprises
More manufacturing and service companies have become part of the international market; consequently, they have had to globalize their supply chains. Can their installed enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems handle the new system requirements? Possibly. However, project teams need to evaluate global business needs from every angle and to answer the question: are upgrades necessary, or are there other options?
Related to Single ERP: IT Infrastructure, Production and Supply Planning, Supply Chain Event Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Supply Chain Optimization, Epicor, Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Transportation and Warehousing
As a demand-driven manufacturer, you know how crucial up-to-date information is. But when shop floor data is collected with pen and paper, then transferred manually to multiple databases that aren?t always connected, you risk having your data uploaded after it?s needed. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions can ease data integration. But first, separate the myths from the facts of bridging ERP and the shop floor.
Related to Single ERP: Best Practices, Discrete Manufacturing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Lean/Flow Manufacturing, Manufacturing Management, Risk Management, Supply Chain Management (SCM), IQMS
Studies and statistics suggest that, because of demographic trends, companies will soon face a shortage of talent. In response, many companies have begun adopting processes and tools to more effectively recruit, retain, and develop talent. At the top of the list are human capital management (HCM) and talent management systems. Find out how these new technologies can help your company survive the coming talent crunch.
Related to Single ERP: Benefits Administration, Career Management, Compensation, Enterprise Incentive Management (EIM), Human Capital Management (HCM), Human Resources, Performance Management, Recruitment Management, Staffing, Training and Development, SAP
As you look for ways to get the most out of your existing operating assets, enterprise asset management (EAM) and computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) solutions are key. However, when it comes to researching, selecting, and implementing the right EAM/CMMS software, you need to avoid several mistakes. Discover 10 common errors you should avoid if you?re looking for a new or replacement EAM or CMMS solution.
Related to Single ERP: Asset Management, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), Decision Making, Enterprise Asset Management, Plant Equipment Maintenance, Software Selection, Vehicle/Fleet Maintenance, Infor
If you base your selection of an outsourcing partner on a service provider?s strengths, it can be difficult to make an apples-to-apples comparison among the various models. The best way to make a comparison in a thoughtful and effective manner is to develop individual specifications matching buyer needs with service provider strengths in order to make an enduring match. Find out how.
Related to Single ERP: Application Service Provider, Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Hosting Services, Outsourcing, Practices and Business Issues, Technology Tools and Methods, OneNeck
Automating finance processes?such as closing the books, reporting, and other labor-intensive processes?reduces finance costs. By streamlining financial processes, you can spend more time on higher-value responsibilities and help ensure your company has a competitive advantage. Find out about the financial solutions many financial managers are implementing to automate their financial processes and financial transactions.
Related to Single ERP: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Process Automation, Business Process Management, Enterprise Accounting, Practices and Business Issues, SAP
The trade-off between best-of-breed functionality and ease of integration is no longer so simple. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software continues to expand, blurring the boundaries of core ERP functionality. The three essential factors to consider in ERP versus best-of-breed decisions are functionality, integration, and the ability to upgrade. Find out the questions you need to ask when considering an ERP extension.
Related to Single ERP: Best Practices, Decision Making Considerations, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Software Configuration Management (SCM), Supply Chain Management (SCM), SAP
Many small companies have limited resources to devote to the implementation and maintenance of enterprise resource planning (ERP). Fortunately, the price performance of ERP and the underlying infrastructure supporting it have improved steadily and significantly over the past two decades. In fact, solutions that were once beyond the reach of these small companies are now well within their grasp.
Related to Single ERP: Decision Making, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Practices and Business Issues, Software Selection, Consona/Made2Manage Systems, Manufacturing