Monthly Archives - May 2016

3 Simple Yet Powerful Business Operational Statements

In an article from a recent issue of APICS Magazine entitled “Lofty Ambitions” (May/June 2016 issue), Brett Mewett, a senior manufacturing consultant from Vancouver and APICS instructor, says [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 31, 2016

The Key to Project Success As Told by a Successful Project Manager

The May/June issue of APICS Magazine features an article by Gary Smith, a VP with New York City Transit with over 35 years of supply chain, process improvement [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 26, 2016

The Internet Then… and Now

A recent graphic in The Week magazine (4-29-16, p. 18) reminds us of just how far the web has come. Twenty years ago, our company (then named “PMI”) launched [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 24, 2016

Top Tech Trends To Watch For in 2016… And Beyond

Research firm Gartner Group recently published its list of the “Top 10 Technology Trends for 2016.”  We thought we’d share just a few of them with readers today.  [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 19, 2016

ERP Trends 2012 – 2015

Last week we shared the findings of Panorama Consulting’s 2016 ERP Report in a post here. Today we’ll take a quick second look at some of the trends they [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 17, 2016

Here’s an Example of Why People Are Upgrading Their ERP Systems

At the risk of being self-serving, our post today highlights a perfect example of why it may be time to upgrade your ERP system. Tablets.  Phones.  Taking the office [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 12, 2016

5 Key Highlights from the 2016 ERP Report

Each year, Panorama Consulting releases its annual survey of responses about ERP systems from companies across the globe.  Their 2016 report includes results from 215 companies, ranging from small companies [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 10, 2016

Manufacturing, Trade and Jobs: Getting Real (Part 2 of 2)

We noted in our prior post some of the facts and jarring effects of free trade and trade barriers upon American manufacturing employment.  Those effects are now being [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 5, 2016

Manufacturing, Trade and Jobs: Getting Real

A bit off-topic today, perhaps, but a good time to get real about manufacturing, trade and the jobs impact in view of today’s political rhetoric.  So please bear with [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: May 3, 2016