Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Profits?

Due to their limitations, using spreadsheets to manage mission-critical business functions is an unacceptable risk. The requirements for finding the right inventory in the right place at the right time are being hampered by spreadsheet forecasts based on inappropriate source data. Packaged software with inventory management and collaborative capabilities will give your supply chain a competitive advantage. Learn how.

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Using ERP to Deliver Ecommerce for Engineer to Order Companies

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Engineer-to-order (ETO) companies can use enterprise software to implement eCommerce strategies in order to improve customer service, reduce waste, and increase profits. This white paper outlines the ways that enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can facilitate ETO eCommerce by opening portals to suppliers, project collaborators, and customers. Realize the benefits of eCommerce in the ETO setting with ERP software. Read More

11 Criteria for Selecting the Best ERP System Replacement

An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is your information backbone, reaching into all areas of your business and value chain. That’s why replacing it can open unlimited business opportunities. The cornerstone of this effort is finding the right partner. And since your long-term business strategy will shape your selection, it’s critical that your ERP provider be part of your vision. Read More

The Business Case for Compensation Technology: How Better Enabled Compensation Teams Can Improve Organizational Outcomes

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Despite the foundational role compensation plays in talent strategies, many organizations continue to manage compensation market analysis, strategy development, and program administration using spreadsheets. Managing compensation processes in spreadsheets can be done, and can even be done well in some cases. But the pitfalls of handling complex compensation tasks in spreadsheets are well known: spreadsheets are prone to human error, require a high level of expertise to move beyond simple analysis,... Read More

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Getting More from Your Spreadsheets with Business Objects

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Spreadsheets are here to stay. You depend on them to analyze data, to perform rapid calculations, and to easily model and format information. But they can be costly to maintain, and can compromise data integrity and security. You need the ability to provide an accurate and secure snapshot of critical business information, with the ease-of-use and familiarity offered by spreadsheets. Read More

Stock Build Optimization in Food and Beverage Manufacturing: Are Your Profits Suffering Due to Stockouts or Expired Stock?

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For food and beverage manufacturers, the failure to meet demand peaks can result in poor customer service, lost revenue, stockouts, brand erosion, and—in extreme cases—being delisted by a major customer. However, with stock build optimization, manufacturers can minimize the time and total value of the stock being held, and realize higher profits and working capital. Read More

Why and When to Get Out of Spreadsheets and Into HR Software

Spreadsheets have been the standard way to manage data since the 1980s, but at some point may become a pain and liability for the business. In this white paper we recognize the practice of using spreadsheets to track employee data, and discuss when and why it makes sense to start using dedicated HR software and the benefits. We focus on small and medium businesses and review a checklist of what to look for when considering HR software for your organization. Read More
 
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