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SYSPRO ERP Version 6.1: A New Release for People Being Visionary and Pragmatic-At the Same Time
About two years ago, my colleague P.J. Jakovljevic wrote a blog post about SYSPRO, which started with the description of a very interesting strategy that the

syspro blog  By introducing this concept, SYSPRO was showing that their product addresses the needs of decision makers that are both visionary (ready to embrace new technology) and pragmatic (not willing to test new products and waiting for them to prove their strengths). A couple of days ago, Brian Stein, chief executive officer (CEO) at SYSPRO USA, did an online briefing on Version 6.1. In my opinion, the new version is targeting the same type of customer described in P.J.’s post, where it provides new

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syspro blog  know the happenings of SYSPRO and UNIT4, the briefings and personal conversations were however very interesting and enlightening. Both these companies never cease to amaze me with new angles and strategies for business and product development—and this time was no exception. In this part 1 of this two-part blog post series, I’ll provide you with my view of the announcements made by SYSPRO; in part 2, I’ll provide my take of UNIT4’s announcements. SYSPRO SYSPRO is getting really close to the major Read More

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syspro blog  formula E=MC 2 . SYSPRO has delivered on its “Einstein” strategy by introducing its own theory of ERP relativity with the following similar formula: S=MC 2 . In this equivalent equation for the theory of ERP relativity, “M” stands for material, while “C 2 ” is for cost management and cash management, respectively. “S,” of course, stands for SYSPRO. In other words, the value of SYSPRO’s ‘Simply Smarter’ ERP is derived largely from better material management, cost control, and cash Read More

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Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of December 13, 2013


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syspro blog  American Software, and SERUS. SYSPRO I had the pleasure this week of seeing SYSPRO . While Joey Benedetti and Harold Katz always bring some terrific insights with them, this week SYSPRO’s Scott McMaster, who is national sales manager, came prepared to talk about the SMB food space like an analyst. Of course, we have always known about SYSPRO takes a passionate approach to small-to-midsize manufacturing. This coming year SYSPRO intends to make a special push into the food industry. So our ears perked up Read More

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