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Not Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series explained Plex Systems’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in the discrete manufacturing

erp in a box  Yet Sold on SaaS ERP in Manufacturing? Take a Hard Look at Plex Online - Part 3 Part 1 of this blog series  explained Plex Systems ’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in the discrete manufacturing sector. While the  software as a service (SaaS)  model is now mainstream in many functional areas of business, the  article concurred with Frank Scavo’s recent assertion that, for the time being, there is only one true SaaS enterprise resource planning (ERP)

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ERP for Manufacturing (SMB) RFI/RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Process Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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CRM: Out of the box? Or outside the box?


Everything can change without notice in your relationships with prospects and customers, and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions should be flexible enough to help with this ongoing challenge. Monolithic enterprise resource planning (ERP) packages or suites can take years to implement and cannot easily adapt to change; but CRM solutions can provide functionality that makes change

erp in a box  or as part of ERP packages, but new programming platforms and the cloud delivery option are making them accessible for lower-scale implementations. Thus, small and medium companies can now take advantage of functionality to create and manage workflows and business processes, without being forced to buy full BPM or project management solutions. Through add-ons or flexible modules, project-oriented companies that are also customer-centric can now use CRM and project management functionality together, even Read More

Podcast: What the Revolution in ERP for Distribution Means to Your Organization


Today, globalization is becoming a way of business. With big-box retailers, supplier relationship management (SRM) has become an important component in how organizations conduct business. In this podcast, Rodney Winger from Epicor discusses ERP - distribution software and SRM solutions.

erp in a box  on the development of ERP - distribution systems? RW: That's a very good one, Dylan, and we are addressing that head-on, or have been addressing that — actually, have been involved in that for a number of years. Global trade is a reality; it is the way it is today. Where you source your materials can be halfway around the world, or it could be down the street. ERP, it being the initial backbone that everybody has, [is the basis to] widen it into the supply chain. And just to be clear, I don't separate t Read More

ERP ROI in Only 9 Months


Nucleus Research reports that NetSuite, a leading integrated Web-based business software suite, can deliver a positive return on investment (ROI) in fewer than nine months, by automating processes, boosting sales, increasing productivity, reducing or avoiding headcount, increasing data visibility, and retiring costly legacy systems. Learn how NetSuite business management software provides a positive ROI to businesses.

erp in a box  Measuring the ROI of ERP in SMB , Business Intelligence ROI , Solutions ERP ROI Modeling Tool , ERP Return on Investment , ERP Implementations ROI Keys , Open Source ERP and CRM ROI , Understanding the ROI of ERP , Search Business Value & ROI Achieving , ERP ROI Monitored , ERP Risk and ROI Explained , Compare Top10 ERP Systems , Drive Better ROI from ERP Applications , Include ROI of ERP Projects , Manufacturing ROI Items for ERP . Nucleus found customers of on-demand business application provider Read More

What the Revolution in ERP for Distribution Means to Your Organization


Today, globalization is becoming a way of business. With big-box retailers, supplier relationship management (SRM) has become an important component in how organizations conduct business. In this podcast, Rodney Winger from Epicor discusses ERP - distribution software and SRM solutions.

erp in a box  the Revolution in ERP for Distribution Means to Your Organization Today, globalization is becoming a way of business. With big-box retailers, supplier relationship management (SRM) has become an important component in how organizations conduct business. In this podcast, Rodney Winger from Epicor discusses ERP - distribution software and SRM solutions. Read More

Is It Time to Purchase a New ERP?


For decades, enterprise resource planning (ERP) replacement has been compared to brain surgery: You just don't do it unless the patient is dying. So how do you know when it really is the time to invest in a new ERP system? Download this white paper to find out.

erp in a box  invest in a new ERP system? Download this white paper to find out. Read More

A Traditional "Local Touch" Leader Espouses a More Global Vision


Rather than pursuing the usual route and writing our opinions and analyses of major market trends and then giving the pertinent vendors a chance for a factual review and feedback, we’ve done the opposite, and have asked different vendors about their opinions and their approaches to market trends. Sage is the most recent vendor to join this discussion.

erp in a box  large investment for Sage ERP X3 in order to make it quick to implement, simple to use, and cost-effective. TEC's Questions and Sage's Answers Q1. Are SOA stack approaches (wars) converging to virtually the same thing or might there still be some differentiation? A1 Sage : From an enterprise application vendors' point of view, neither stacks (Java or Microsoft .NET Framework ) can be ignored, as we know that we will encounter customers [that have] one or the other deployed, [or] even both in the largest Read More

A Tale of a Few Good SCM Players - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog post series followed the progress of Manhattan Associates from its inception in 1990 throughout the mid-2000s. During this time, Manhattan was the epitome of a well-managed supply chain management (SCM) software company in terms of market share, growth, profitability, and its products’ capabilities. Indeed, the company set the industry standard for the

erp in a box  action at virtually every enterprise. To that end, long-standing previously tolerated inefficiencies must now be addressed without any further delay, and  capital budgeting  is being diverted from stores (in terms of expanding real estate) to properly harnessing IT in the retail sector. Retailers’ survival and readiness to take advantage of market opportunities depends on their ability to adapt to leveraging reduced  working capital  to still produce increased  profit margins and reduced lost sale Read More

Enterprise 21


TGI's Enterprise 21 ERP software offers a fully integrated software solution for wholesale distributors. Enterprise 21 ERP includes available-to-promise and capable-to-promise alerts and processes during order entry, which can help improve order line item fill rates, and reduce on-hand inventory carrying costs. In addition, Enterprise 21 includes fully integrated warehouse management (WM) functionality that completely enables radio-frequency (RF) and bar-code processes. Wholesale distributors can also leverage Enterprise 21 for procurement, inventory control, transportation management, financial management, pricing and promotions management (PPM), quality control, attributed inventory, quoting and conversion to orders, kitting and assembly, light manufacturing, landed costing, and customer relationship management (CRM).

erp in a box  wholesale distributors. Enterprise 21 ERP includes available-to-promise and capable-to-promise alerts and processes during order entry, which can help improve order line item fill rates, and reduce on-hand inventory carrying costs. In addition, Enterprise 21 includes fully integrated warehouse management (WM) functionality that completely enables radio-frequency (RF) and bar-code processes. Wholesale distributors can also leverage Enterprise 21 for procurement, inventory control, transportation Read More

Facing A Selection? Try A Knowledge-Based Matchmaker Part 4: User Recommendations


This tutorial identifies the significance of researching technology vendors to both buyers and vendors/VARs. Buyers require research to determine the short list and vendors/VARs can use research to assess the viability of opportunities before committing time and money to a sales effort. Since a 'one-size-fits-all' product is still not a viable solution for most clients, the ability of technology products to meet clients' needs depends on client requirements. The Catch 22 for both buyers and vendors/VARs is to pinpoint the right match in this ongoing 'dating game'.

erp in a box  in TEC's Discrete Manufacturing ERP Knowledge Base ( see it in action) includes: Vendor Application Suite Adonix X3 Baan iBaan Epicor Vantage Frontstep SyteLine Glovia Glovia.com IFS IFS Applications InterBiz PRMS J.D. Edwards OneWorld Lilly Software Associates VISUAL Made2Manage M2M Enterprise Business System Microsoft Great Plains eEnterprise Microsoft Great Plains Solomon IV Navision Attain Navision Axapta (Formerly Damgaard Axapta) Oracle Oracle Applications QAD MFG/PRO Ramco e.Applications Relevant Read More

A Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer


eBay's motion for a preliminary injunction to limit Bidder's Edge online auction search engine from linking to their site, may set precedents for future interstate web links. On the other hand, proper implementation of a firewall makes the whole case a moot point.

erp in a box  Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer A Firewall is Cheaper Than a Lawyer L. Taylor - May 15, 2000 Event Summary On Friday, April 14, the Federal District Court in San Jose, California held a hearing on eBay's motion for a preliminary injunction to limit Bidder's Edge, an online auction search engine, from linking to eBay's website. In an open letter dated April 20th to its user base, President and CEO of Bidder's Edge, Jim Carney, defended his position stating that, we remain confident in the correctness Read More

A Veteran Mid-market ERP Vendor with a Pragmatic Vision Chimes In


Joining our growing list of vendors willing to provide their opinions and commentary on our thought-provoking questions on market trends, SYSPRO takes part in our ongoing question-and-answer series, where the vendor responds from the viewpoint of a mid-market veteran.

erp in a box  Veteran Mid-market ERP Vendor with a Pragmatic Vision Chimes In Originally Published - September 12, 2008 Continuing our popular question-and-answer (Q&A) series, in which we ask vendors to comment on our observations on market trends (see previous articles Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Market Trends, A Partner-friendly Platform Provider Discusses Market Trends , and Open Platform Provider Answers Questions about the State of the Market ), another market player that has voiced its opinions is SYSPRO . Read More

A Quiet ERP Vendor Merger That’s Worth a Closer Look


The CMS Software-XKO Software merger into Solarsoft Business Solutions offers proof that smaller enterprise resource planning vendors are not extinct yet. Perhaps in the grand scheme of things, no one should really care about such events, but these less well-known vendors haven’t said their last words yet.

erp in a box  the expanding market for ERP solutions in the Asia-Pacific region, and the associated opening of its operations for the People's Republic of China, in Shanghai. CMS-Shanghai has since been tasked with expanding CMS Software's market share in China, where several CMSi5 systems had already been implemented in plants owned by North America-based CMS customers. By virtue of these established CMSi5 “footprints,” and because the ERP solution has been fully translated into Chinese, CMS has since been Read More

PeopleSoft: No More a Humble Kid From a Rough Neighborhood?


PeopleSoft has been on a quest to dramatically improve its customer service & support by weeding out its 3rd-party consulting partners. PeopleSoft also has a new platform, a new set of products and a new surprising attitude of lambasting competition. Further, its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000 are upbeat.

erp in a box  service & support. The ERP market has traditionally been plagued by a number of dodgy consulting practices or third-party system integrators. Sifting through its partner program and enforcing much tighter control over awarding certifications is definitely a right move, although somewhat belated in PeopleSoft's case. User Recommendations Existing PeopleSoft customers should certainly consider the new offering, but avoid selecting it without looking at what the other vendors have to offer. We recommend Read More

A CRM System Needs A Data Strategy


A customer relationship management (CRM) system is inherently valuable for supporting customer acquisition and retention by gathering data from each contact with customers and prospects. Collecting data, however, cannot be isolated from a strategy for actually using that data. Here is an overview of how to evolve the focus of a data strategy to specifically suit both the acquisition and retention phases.

erp in a box  IT managers to help enterprise users, this is an overview of how they can develop and implement a data strategy to guide both the acquisition and retention phases of a marketing campaign - within which a CRM system can be optimally flexed. Supporting Acquisition The first goal in the acquisition phase must be deciding which prospects most closely match the profile of an ideal prospect. Cherry pick prospects and resist chasing those that don't meet acquisition criteria. Keeping marketing efforts sharply Read More