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IQMS Continues to Extend EnterpriseIQ ERP Footprint
IQMS recently announced the release of a number of new large modules and some 550 functional enhancements to its flagship solution EnterpriseIQ. The most recent

iqms webdirect  in top working order. IQMS continues to build out these complex modules as part of the integrated EnterpriseIQ solution, a strategy differing from the approach taken by other solution vendors who often require integration with multiple best-of-breed solutions to support manufacturing business functions like CRM, manufacturing execution (MES), human resources (HR), warehouse management (WMS), and even electronic data interchange (EDI). With EnterpriseIQ, an organization is buying a single suite of fully

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Benefits of a Single Database Solution: Improved Enterprise Quality Management from IQMS


IQMS appears to be raising the competitive bar for quality management among its ERP competition with a single database software solution and seamless ERP systems access.

iqms webdirect  an Oracle database (although IQMS recommends a separate Web server it there are more than five concurrent users of the module). WebDirect also has full security control features and allows 24x7 access to data. The portal allows customers to add, edit, or change orders; to check order status, inventory availability, shipments, invoicing, vendor managed inventory (VMI) entry (based on flexible rules), and to publish reports. On the other hand, suppliers can check purchase order information, inventory, Read More

Two Stalwart Vendors Discuss Market Trends


In this unique question and answer series, vendors were given the opportunity to put forth their views on market trends, platform approaches, and mid-market issues. The questions posed to willing participants of this opinion poll are elaborated on here.

iqms webdirect  , 3i-Infotech , and IQMS use Oracle database only. Lawson Software now offers the IBM WebSphere AS only, and a number of Microsoft-centric vendors have long been using SQL Server only. Possibly the most ambitious of these new offerings is Infor 's recently unveiled Infor Open SOA blueprint, which will be based on an event-driven architecture (EDA). With EDA, users can deploy and upgrade interoperable applications and software components with little or no disruption to other enterprise systems. Infor's Read More

Bead Industries to Implement IQMS' ERP Solution


IQMS announced that Bead Industries, Inc. will implement its EnterpriseIQ ERP manufacturing solution to support current operations and anticipated growth. Bead Industries is a 98-year-old company with two divisions—Bead Electronics (specializing in high-speed cold forming of precision metal contact pins and the automated assembly of custom interconnects) and Bead Chain, along with a wholly owned

iqms webdirect  Implement IQMS' ERP Solution IQMS announced that Bead Industries, Inc. will implement its EnterpriseIQ ERP manufacturing solution to support current operations and anticipated growth. Bead Industries is a 98-year-old company with two divisions—Bead Electronics (specializing in high-speed cold forming of precision metal contact pins and the automated assembly of custom interconnects) and Bead Chain, along with a wholly owned subsidiary, McGuire Manufacturing Co. Bead is also anticipating future growth Read More

Manufacturing Systems with an IQ: Beating the Odds, Mightily - Part 1


Some time in mid-2005 TEC published a six part article on IQMS, a relatively small and obscure enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor based in Paso Robles, California (US), with offices across North America (i.e., in Chicago, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (i.e., Sweden and with recently announced indirect presence in the UK) and Asia (i.e., China and Taiwan). Some readers were likely wondering

iqms webdirect  a six part article on IQMS , a relatively small and obscure enterprise resource planning (ERP ) vendor based in Paso Robles, California (US), with offices across North America (i.e., in Chicago, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (i.e., Sweden and with recently announced indirect presence in the UK ) and Asia (i.e., China and Taiwan). Some readers were likely wondering why I “made so much mileage” out of a seemingly unimportant vendor of fewer than 70 employees and with only a few hundred customers at the Read More

May a New Day Begin for Mature Enterprise Applications - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series outlined the trend of enterprise applications vendors’ attempts to win their users’ hearts and minds (as well as wallets) via more intuitive and appealing user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design. What that means is that users can now more quickly obtain all of the relevant information they need in a personalized way, with drill-downs and other slick

iqms webdirect  Epicor Productivity Pyramid , IQMS Smart Page UI and so on revolve around themes like role-based portals, contextual analytics, KPIs, alerts, dashboards, shortcuts, favorite/recently used pages, etc. In addition, the role-based UI was implemented with common controls and gadgets, and delivered for basically all of the Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP ) products after introducing it and testing first in Microsoft Dynamics GP . Thus, I wondered what I was missing at the time within Read More

IQMS and IFS Going Strong (without Much Help from the Cloud)


These days when all the excitement seems to be coming from “social anything” and “cloud anything” gadgets, it is refreshing to see some tried-and-true enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendors doing very well in their much less exciting manufacturing realms. The two vendors in this instance are IQMS and IFS, and there are many similarities between them (other than the

iqms webdirect  two vendors in this instance are IQMS and IFS , and there are many similarities between them (other than the superficial one that their names start with “I” and end with “S”). Namely, both vendors are focused solely on manufacturing (mostly in  discrete manufacturing , but also in mixed-mode discrete and  process manufacturing  environments), they both leverage Oracle ’s database and Microsoft ’s client-side technologies, and are currently happy to remain deployed  on-premises Read More

Intelligent Manufacturing Systems: Beating the Odds, Mightily - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series explained IQMS’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in manufacturing. IQMS attributes its continued success to its strategy of being the single source for virtually everything a target customer might need, including software development, sales and implementation services, training, and customer service and technical support

iqms webdirect  this blog series explained IQMS ’ ebullience and growth despite a hostile and depressed environment, especially in manufacturing. IQMS attributes its continued success to its strategy of being the single source for virtually everything a target customer might need, including software development, sales and implementation services, training, and customer service and technical support. Before delving into the flagship suite’s comprehensive functional footprint, it might be important to describe Read More

Intelligent Manufacturing Systems: Beating the Odds, Mightily - Part 3


Part 1 of this blog series explained IQMS’ upbeat posture despite a hostile and depressed environment, while Part 2 analyzed the recent developments of EnterpriseIQ [evaluate this product], the flagship offering of IQMS. This final part will focus on IQMS’ most recent involvement in the user experience (UX) design developments. Joining the “Winning Users’ Hearts and Minds” Fray Like

iqms webdirect  this blog series explained IQMS ’ upbeat posture despite a hostile and depressed environment, while Part 2 analyzed the recent developments  of EnterpriseIQ [ evaluate this product ], the flagship offering of IQMS . This final part will focus on IQMS’ most recent involvement in the user experience (UX) design developments. Joining the “Winning Users’ Hearts and Minds” Fray Like many of its enterprise resource planning (ERP ) peers, IQMS also took a plunge in giving manufacturers cost-effective Read More

What is the Value of Real-Time Data?


What do you consider real-time information? When you pull information from your shop floor and back office, your reports should be run against live data, not data that is delayed. Too many manufacturers miss out on critical decision-making pieces of the puzzle because of a lack of timely production details. The solution to this information delay can be an online transaction processing (OLTP) system...find out more in this white paper from IQMS.

iqms webdirect  this white paper from IQMS. Read More

Microsoft Business Network (MBN)--Coming of Age? Part Three: Challenges and Competition


While on the surface, there are few economic or strategic reasons for organizations to persist with electronic data interchange (EDI), many seem reluctant to adopt the alternative at this stage. In fact, there has been almost negligible growth in the number of organizations replacing their EDI-based systems with XML.

iqms webdirect  a small ERP vendor, IQMS , which might occasionally compete with MBS Great Plains or Navision in certain industries, has a native EDI module that supports ANSI X12, EDIFACT, and Odette file formats. It is XML enabled and supports file transfer protocol (FTP) transmission and receipt of files. The system generates and processes virtually all commonly required transaction sets. For inbound transactions, it supports remittance advice (820); planning/release schedule (830); purchase orders (850); change Read More

One Product for Large and Small Manufacturers: Challenges and User Recommendations


A solid product aside, good may be just too good for IQMS. Potential customers may shy away because its well-rounded solution may seem more appropriate for the upper-end of the market. This, combined with IQMS' reliance on Oracle, and its well-integrated product will pose challenges to the vendor's growth.

iqms webdirect  years of economic uncertainty, IQMS is not without challenges. For one, while this privately-held Paso Robles, California (US) company is focused to keep pace with trends in technology and customer requirements in its target niche, too narrow a focus comes with its liabilities. Part Six of the IQMS Prospers by Helping Enterprises Work Smarter series. IQMS' irrefutably small size may create a perception of negative viability when many believe bigger is the better . On one hand, the time for comfortable Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 11, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSJeanswest selects Manhattan Associates Industry tags: Fashion/retail "Manhattan Associates once again shows the strength of its SCALE platform; Jeanswest was in much need of a supply chain solution that could help them streamline logistics across and between three continents. Jeanswest will now be able to better manage its operations across its branded stores and distribution

iqms webdirect  five old systems with IQMS ERP Industry tags: Manufacturing This contract parts company, which owns two manufacturing facilities in the US and China, will replace its five disparate and aged applications with a single modern system that should help it consolidate all company data and eliminate difficulties caused by multiple systems. Another consideration was that the company wanted to acquire industry-specific ERP software that included industry best practices. Among eight vendors, IQMS was judged by Read More

Why Service Matters: Enterprise Solutions, Market Differentiation, and IQMS


While IQMS resembles many of its peers from the lower-end of the enterprise applications market, IQMS can tout its comprehensive one-source delivery and services and implementation methodology as its differentiating trait.

iqms webdirect  Solutions, Market Differentiation, and IQMS Market Impact IQMS ( http://www.iqms.com ), a privately-held company located in Paso Robles, California (US), has experienced a period of growth over the past few years when other companies have experienced decline. Its flagship product, EnterpriseIQ is one of the industry's leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for repetitive manufacturing environments, particularly suited for injection plastics molding/extruding and rubber industries. With its Read More

Real-time Shop Floor Integration, Simplified (with ERP)


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.

iqms webdirect  of Adobe Reader. IQMS has lead the innovation between ERP software and shop floor equipment with solutions like our wireless RealTime Machine Monitoring which automatically delivers critical production data to the ERP system. Source: IQMS Resources Related to Real-time Shop Floor Integration : Shop floor (Wikipedia) ERP (Wikipedia) Real-time Shop Floor Integration, Simplified (with ERP) Shop Floor is also known as : Shop Floor Project , Shop Floor Control , Shop Floor Solutions , Shop Floor Read More