Monthly Archives - May 2015

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates Walk Into a Bar…

Okay, so maybe they didn’t… but they do have one other thing in common (according to an article in the May 9th Economist): all have warned against the [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 28, 2015

The Seven Wastes

APICS fans will recall that Shigeo Shingo – the master of lean manufacturing and Toyota waste reduction – first coined the notion of the 7 wastes of manufacturing.  [...]


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6 Tips For a Better ERP Implementation

Companies doing ERP projects should realize that it’s not an IT project – it’s a business project.  It affects all areas of the company.  Politics and complexity must [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 21, 2015

A Few Easy Steps to Keep Hackers Out of Your Systems

In a Wall Street Journal report entitled “Information Security” (April 20, 2015), staff reporter Danny Yadron highlighted 5 key steps companies can take to improve their “cyberhygiene” that [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 19, 2015

There is No Easy Button (Conclusion)

As noted in our prior post, based on a piece written by Panorama Consulting, it is critical that companies implementing a new business management solution make sure they’re [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 14, 2015

There is No Easy Button

Once again we take note of a post by the folks at Panorama Consulting – if only because their experience selling ERP to big companies so often mirrors [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 12, 2015

At 50, Is Moore’s Law Hitting the Wall?

As two recent articles in the Wall Street Journal point out, the celebrated tech axiom known as Moore’s Law is reaching its 50th birthday.  The term is named [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 7, 2015

Some Recently Added Features for Microsoft Dynamics NAV Users

Today’s post will be primarily of interest to users of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, particularly those who haven’t upgraded in a few years.  Since the introduction of the first [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 5, 2015