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Our 1000th Post: A Time For Change!

This blog came to life on August 11, 2009 and now, ten years on, it’s time to say adieu. When you start something like this, you have no idea [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 1Post Date: February 28, 2019

30 Years of ERP Advice Boiled Down to 1 Page

So here we are at our blog’s post number 999.  That’s a good opportunity to put some final summary thoughts to our years of ERP blogging by suggesting [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 26, 2019

Is Your Job Safe… Or Are You Among the ‘Precariat’?

“As technology drives people out of the middle class, economists say, it’s pushing them in one of two directions. Those with the right skills or education graduate into [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 21, 2019

When Your ERP Software Is Being “Sunsetted”

In our world, “sunsetting” is the delightful euphemism used by big software companies when they are putting one of their older software products out to pasture.  Many of [...]


Posted By Comments: 1 0Post Date: February 19, 2019

5 Key Manufacturing Benefits from Dynamics NAV (Business Central)

A New Jersey based consultancy called MetaOption provides some good insights today, well expressed, regarding some of the ways in which Dynamics NAV manufacturing functionality (now Business Central) [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: February 14, 2019

QuickBooks vs. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Our partners at PrintVis, who publish print-industry specific software solutions based on the product formerly known as Dynamics NAV and now known as Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 29, 2019

Six Ways to Mitigate ERP Software Risk

Software implementations carry significant risks, including budget and duration overruns and implementation failures. As the folks at Panorama Consulting pointed out in a recent article, quite often, these risks [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 24, 2019

The Biggest Microsoft Dynamics Stories for 2018

Jason Gumpert is a blogger and the editor of MSDynamicsWorld.com.  A couple weeks ago he released an overview of the top news for our Microsoft Dynamics (i.e., Business [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 22, 2019

ALERE Manufacturing System Released with Loads of New Features

Of particular interest to our ALERE (aka TIW Technologies) software is the announcement of their latest release: version 14.  The list of new features is too lengthy to [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 17, 2019

Have You Thought About Using a Product Configurator?

One of our key software partners in a recent post reminds us of the long-standing value of a “product configurator.”  Because we work so much with manufacturers and [...]


Posted By Comments: 0 0Post Date: January 15, 2019