Monthly Archives - September 2015

Transportation and Logistics: Broadening the Supply Chain

Customers and readers know that our firm is a long-time proponent, booster, member and champion of APICS (the American Production & Inventory Control Society).  They are, as noted [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 29, 2015

The 4 Flavors of Microsoft Dynamics NAV

As a Microsoft Dynamics NAV reseller of many years specializing almost exclusively in companies that engage in manufacturing and distribution, we frequently find ourselves describing what Dynamics is [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 24, 2015

The Push to Automate Industrial Production

In a recent article from Bloomberg (“Focus On/Manufacturing” August 2015) the editors note that Intel and Texas Instruments have pretty much by now perfected the sci-fi form of [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 22, 2015

With ERP, Remember: Business Focus Trumps Technology Focus

When we first started doing ERP implementations back in the 80s (and we didn’t even call them “ERP implementations” back then…), the industry’s focus was mostly on technology, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 17, 2015

“You Can Check Out Any Time You Like, But You Can Never Leave”

Our title today actually applies to one of the problems with using the cloud today (sorry, Eagles fans).  Most major cloud providers today (Salesforce, Microsoft, Google, Amazon) use [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 15, 2015

Five Ways to Convince Your Boss That You Need a New ERP System

ERP Consultants Panorama Consulting recently posted 5 signs that a business needs a new software management system, posing them under the guise of “ways to convince your boss…”  [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 10, 2015

When the Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong: The Introverted Entrepreneur

We’ll step a bit off-topic today to talk about introverts in today’s business world…  And once again, we call on Dilbert for a bit of associated comedic introverted relief. Conventional wisdom [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 8, 2015

The New Face of Productivity

When your first name is Productivity, you tend to pay attention to trends and new developments on the topic.  After all, at the core of tech, software, ERP [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 3, 2015

6 Steps to Manage Your Microsoft Dynamics ERP Environment

Our friends at MSDynamicsWorld.com recently took note of some tips provided by a product manager to a major bank on how to manage their Microsoft Dynamics implementation.  They’re [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: September 1, 2015