Monthly Archives - June 2017

4 Reasons to Ditch an ERP Project

Today, we present a counterpoint of sorts to common ERP selection advice, initially sourced from industry consultants at Panorama Consulting who suggested a few reasons why, despite the [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 29, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About Nexus

When it comes to collecting sales taxes, nexus (or location) is everything, as we are reminded by our friends at Avalara, a provider of cloud based tax automation [...]


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

4 Steps to Preparing for an ERP Transformation

Any “digital transformation,” as the consultants at Panorama Consulting like to call things like ERP implementations, can seem daunting, a thing best put off ‘until tomorrow’ when, apparently, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 22, 2017

The World’s Most Popular Password Remains…

… “123456”.  And that’s a problem, according to Security Keeper, Inc.  For years, tech firms have been trying to limit the damage hackers can do by cracking conventional [...]


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

ERP Costs vs. Efficiency (Concluding Post)

In our prior post we noted the key premise of ERP: that’s it’s a strategic investment in your business – just like those machines on the shop floor, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 15, 2017

ERP Costs vs. Efficiency

Deciding finally to upgrade your old accounting system into a modern ERP system is never an easy decision.  All too often, we’ve seen that nebulous fear cause many [...]


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

The State of ERP in 2017

Each year Panorama Consulting of Colorado releases the results of its annual ERP survey.  This year they analyzed the findings from ERP implementation at 342 firms across the [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 8, 2017

What’s NEW in Excel

Recently the editors of Computerworld laid out a nice overview of all the new features in Microsoft’s Excel 2016 – a cheat sheet of sorts in giving readers [...]


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

The 4 Key Principles of Cycle Counts

Randall Schaefer is an APICS CPIM (retired) consultant who recently published an article entitled “Cycle Counting Is Not a Guessing Game” for APICS Magazine.  In it, he describes [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: June 1, 2017