Monthly Archives - June 2015

Manufacturing’s Future – Time to Recognize the Truth: It’s About Productivity

In our previous post, we noted some truths about manufacturing myths in need of correcting.  In today’s post, we reveal another way to look at the state of [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 30, 2015

Fact vs. Myths About Manufacturing

Since most of our clients are Midwestern manufacturers, today we look at three myths about manufacturing. Michael Hicks is a professor of economics and director of the Center for [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 25, 2015

You’re Doing It Wrong!

With apologies to fans of the film Mr. Mom, it turns out many of us are doing it wrong.  What’s it?  Our email signoffs.  A University of Pennsylvania [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 23, 2015

McKinsey’s Take on Organizational Transformation and How to Triple Your Odds for Success

Given the transformational implications of an ERP solution, perhaps it’s only fitting as implementers of such systems to take a moment to see what America’s top consulting firm, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 18, 2015

8 Best Practices for ERP Implementation That Drive ROI

Inside-ERP writes, at Toolbox.com, of the eight key things companies can do that will give them the best yield on their system investment.  In view of the many [...]


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5 Things That Successful Manufacturing Companies Do Better

Since our specialty is implementing ERP for manufacturers in particular, we thought we’d share another provider’s thoughts on some of the traits of successful manufacturing companies, versus those [...]


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Does Greater Productivity Mean More Jobs, or Fewer?

There has always been a certain tension between the notion of increasing workplace productivity – an eternal necessity in business – and the counter-argument that it often means [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 9, 2015

Three Tough Questions to Ask Your ERP Vendor Prior to Go-Live

A recent article from consulting firm Panorama with the title noted above makes a good point about companies readiness to “go live” on a new ERP system implementation.  We’d [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 4, 2015

Windows 10 Release Date Confirmed

July 29th.  That’s the date Microsoft will release its long-awaited Windows 10 operating system (previously code-named Spartan). Windows 10 will be free (for one year) to current users of [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 2, 2015