Monthly Archives - April 2017

The Hidden Harm of Organizational “Change Resistance”

Anyone who’s gone through the rigors of an ERP implementation and its associated process analysis knows something about “resistance” to organizational change.  After all, no one likes to [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 27, 2017

“We’ve built an unstoppable, uncensorable world computer”

Be sure to read our previous post beginning here on some basics of “blockchain” technology.  Today, we’ll tell you about an even newer evolution in the rapidly evolving blockchain [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 25, 2017

Blockchain and The Future of Supply Chains (Part 2 of 2)

As we began in our prior post to look at a new technology called “blockchain,” we posed the question: What if you could document and preserve all the [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 20, 2017

Blockchain and The Future of Supply Chains

What if you could document and preserve all the data associated with a product’s life cycle from the origin of the raw materials to the final sale of [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 18, 2017

Peter Drucker on the 8 Practices of the Best Business Executives

Over a decade ago, the late Peter Drucker (for my money, the wisest business professor and most clear-headed business writer ever) wrote in the Harvard Business Review that [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 13, 2017

Tips for Managing a Rising Tide of SKUs

Recently, in an article for APICS Magazine, Jonathan Thatcher, director of research for APICS (an organization long dedicated to supply chain operational excellence), listed a few tips for [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 11, 2017

Three Key Pillars of Lean Transformation

We like highlighting and learning from stories about companies getting “lean” because helping manufacturing and distribution companies become more competitive through lean processes supported by good software is [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 6, 2017

On Manufacturing and Jobs

As software providers, we focus largely on manufacturing (and distribution) clients, and so as a service to all we like to periodically report on trends and developments in [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: April 4, 2017