Monthly Archives - January 2017

First-Time Buyers vs. Second-Time Buyers: What the Users Said

We first posted the results of an interesting survey done by the accounting firm Deloitte about five years ago, but it’s time for a reprise. In their study, conducted [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 31, 2017

ERP Selection Tips

ERP blogger Eric Kimberling of Panorama Consulting recently posted some advice about selecting an ERP system, along with a few comments about specific systems, which we thought we’d [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 26, 2017

Channeling Tech for Political Insight

While a bit off-topic from our usual biz-tech postings, today’s post is no less relevant in view of our nation’s recent political transition in Washington.  Our comments today [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 24, 2017

Manufacturing Metrics and ERP (Conclusion)

In our prior post we talked about the metrics often applied in manufacturing to determine whether a company is best-in-class, or merely adequate, that companies use to identify [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 19, 2017

Manufacturing Metrics and ERP

With technology being everywhere today from the WiFi in the coffee shop to the Fit Band on our wrists, it’s not a stretch these days to say that [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 17, 2017

Should I Keep My Current ERP System, or Consider New Technology? (Part 2 of 2)

Our prior post attempts to answer the question captioned in our title by suggesting the first three, commonly accepted steps in the process: Preparation; Process Review; Fit/Gap Analysis.  [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 12, 2017

Should I Keep My Current ERP System, or Consider New Technology? (Part 1 of 2)

In this brief, two-part post, we’ll look at the commonly accepted process steps for answering the question in our title.  While there are many formats and variations on [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 10, 2017

Tips For Evaluating Your Current Information & Reporting System (Is It Time?)

The business world is now over twenty years into the adoption of what today we call ERP systems – Enterprise Resource Planning.  The term ERP is actually derived [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 5, 2017

Manufacturing: New Channels, New Rules… for Sales Tax

As manufacturing continues to mature through lean initiatives, ERP and other strategies aimed at improving their focus and delivery, new channels and strategies for finding and delivering value [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 3, 2017