Executive IT White Papers & Case Studies
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   March 20, 2012        Vol. 5, No. 32 
  Optimize Your ERP System: How to Avoid Implementation Sins
Sage
As global economies become more uncertain, companies face increasing pressure to remain competitive. While an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can help, it's only as effective as the effort placed in the implementation. By being aware of the reasons implementations fail and knowing what best practices to use to help ensure success, you can save valuable time and money—and have a higher return on investment (ROI).
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Establishing Energy as Enterprise Currency: Minimizing Expenses and Risks
Infor
CFOs and CEOs face increasing expense burdens. Rising energy costs-one of the fastest growing expenses-can account for up to 80% of operating and maintenance expenditures. This paper explains how organizations can establish a strategy, program, and culture of managing energy usage of assets that is accurate, repeatable, timely, and cost-effective-financially and environmentally-to establish energy as an enterprise currency.
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Phone System Buying Disasters to Avoid: C-Level Executives Share Hard Learned Lessons
CompareBusinessProducts.com
Phone system buying disasters can prove costly for any business. This whitepaper presents advice from phone system managers who have been at the forefront in remedying phone system disasters. Topics covered include buying incompatible hardware, brands with bad customer service, and companies with bad SIP service. Phone system buying disasters can be averted with proper preparation and foresight.
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Why Cloud Computing Matters to Finance
NetSuite
This Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) paper explores the benefits of transitioning from an on-premise financials system to the cloud. The paper reviews research conducted among 800 IMA members regarding their perceived benefits and risks related to moving financials to the cloud, including drivers around total cost of ownership (TCO); anytime, anywhere access; easy upgrades; and business process improvement.
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Supplier Portals: Insight into an Efficient Supply Chain
Plex Systems
Manufacturers previously tracked suppliers and their deliveries of goods in a predictable method that often resulted in errors. For small to midsized suppliers eager to adopt more efficient communications with customers but lacking access to an EDI-compliant system, supplier portals are an alternative cost-saving solution. See how supplier portals add increased efficiency, quality, and transparency to the supply chain.
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6 Best Practices for Selecting ERP Software
Focus Research
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions are large, and complex by nature, making them very difficult to evaluate and compare. So how do you select the ERP solution that's best-suited to your firm? In this guide, Focus Experts Dana Craig, Jonathan Gross, Tim Hourigan, Michael Krigsman, Tom Rogers, Bob Swedroe, and Chintan Tyagi share their top 6 best practices for selecting ERP software.
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