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11 Criteria for Selecting the Best ERP System Replacement
An enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is your information backbone, reaching into all areas of your business and value chain. That’s why replacing it can
importance in making the ERP replacement decision. Criteria 1 : A Future Proof Decision To understand what the next ten years will bring for manufacturing, and what impact it will have, look at the last ten years and double that rate of change. Technology will provide information to the knowledge worker at any time on any device. Information will be personalized and will anticipate the needs and activities of every organizational role. It will focus on providing data to make decisions on exceptions and
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The growing pressure for improving customer responsiveness and profits has lately changed the traditional role of supply chain management (SCM) of spare and
a principal of Process ERP Partners. He has over twenty-five years experience as an executive in the software industry. Thomspon has been called the Father of Process ERP. He is a frequent author and an award-winning speaker on topics of gaining value from ERP, SCP, e-commerce and the impact of technology on industry. He can be reached at Olin@ProcessERP.com . Predrag Jakovljevic is a principal analyst with TechnologyEvaluation.com (TEC), with a focus on the enterprise applications market. He has
Justification of ERP Investments Part Four: Replacing or Re-implementing an ERP System
An investment analysis focusing on enterprise resource planning (ERP) benefits frequently applies to those firms initially justifying an ERP implementation. It
as the Basis for ERP System Replacement Several autonomous plants of a multisite manufacturing firm implemented a stand-alone micro-based ERP package at each site because it was a cheaper alternative than the corporate standard. The corporate ERP system was a complex mainframe system that required very high levels of external assistance, large expenses for customizations, and high charge-out rates from the corporate MIS function. The one-time and ongoing costs for the corporate system were two to three
Benchmarking ERP in SMB
Many small companies have limited resources to devote to the implementation and maintenance of enterprise resource planning (ERP). Fortunately, the price
surprising 9% indicated an ERP replacement strategy. While consolidation strategies drive the majority of this activity in other market segments smaller companies are much more likely to be driven to this course of action by the need for more functionality than is available in their current solution or by integration issues. While small companies are far less likely to be running multiple ERP packages as a result of mergers and acquisition or multiple business units making autonomous software selection
What Is ERP in 2010?
When the term “enterprise resource planning” (ERP) was introduced, it applied primarily to the planning and management of resources needed to manufacture goods.
the integrated nature of ERP systems, by definition, brings value to whatever sub-set of applications you do implement, Mr. Sita added. However, Focus contributor Richard D. Cushing pointed out that reality often differs from the ideal. Unfortunately, what I call 'traditional ERP' is often nothing more than an 'everything replacement project.' Enterprises of all sizes decide it's time to tear out their core systems and replace them with something that they believe - or have been told by their reseller
NetSuite ERP TEC Certified in Discrete Manufacturing ERP
TEC is pleased to announce that NetSuite ERP is now TEC Certified for discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) under TEC’s ERP Evaluation
ERP TEC Certified in Discrete Manufacturing ERP TEC is pleased to announce that NetSuite ERP is now TEC Certified for discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) under TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. To obtain TEC certification, NetSuite completed TEC’s detailed research questionnaire and went through a formal, live demonstration of NetSuite ERP with TEC analysts. NetSuite was founded in 1998 by Larry Ellison and Evan Goldberg and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange
Developed using open, component-based technology, IFS Applications provide extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality, including customer
IFS Applications provide extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) functionality, including customer relationship management (CRM); supply chain management (SCM); product lifecycle management (PLM); corporate performance management (CPM); enterprise asset management (EAM); and maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) capabilities. IFS Applications' service-oriented architecture (SOA) is designed to help companies collaborate with partners, suppliers, and customers. IFS Applications are a comprehensive
Sage 500 ERP for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report
Sage 500 ERP (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the
500 ERP for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report Sage 500 ERP (formerly Sage ERP MAS 500) is TEC Certified for online evaluation of discrete manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions in the Discrete Manufacturing ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product
What’s Up with xTuple-and Open Source ERP?
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, an innovative manufacturing ERP vendor that leverages a multiplicity of popular open source and proprietary technologies (see the recent article on the innovative vendor ). This article features the third vendor from the same neck of the woods, xTuple (formerly OpenMFG ), which recently turned 10 years young. As a commercial open source company, xTuple works with a global community of tens of thousands of professional users. Customers can tailor the vendor’s solutions with multi-platform support for
Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report
Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturers in
ERP Software System (v. 9.05) for Discrete Manufacturing ERP Certification Report Epicor ERP Software System (v. 9.05) is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for discrete manufacturers in the ERP Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for product highlights, competitive analysis, product
Changing Perceptions on ERP Strategy
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is designed to be the system of record for operating and managing a business. But there's still a common perception that ERP
Perceptions on ERP Strategy Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is designed to be the system of record for operating and managing a business. But there's still a common perception that ERP is a luxury—and a high-risk implementation. The key to successful implementation of an ERP system that will adapt to your needs is a strong ERP strategy. This report examines changing perceptions around ERP strategies, and how best-in-class companies develop and maintain them.
Beyond Traditional ERP: ERP Features and Functions for Engineer-to-order Manufacturers
Due to the complexity of engineer-to-order (ETO manufacturing, companies must move beyond the features typically offered by a traditional enterprise resource
Traditional ERP: ERP Features and Functions for Engineer-to-order Manufacturers Due to the complexity of engineer-to-order (ETO manufacturing, companies must move beyond the features typically offered by a traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation. Learn about the specific ERP features and functions that help ETO manufacturers reduce costs, shorten cycle times, and improve ordering while maintaining high quality, and discover the key steps to enhance an ETO ERP implementation.
Intelisis is a customizable business solution based on three main processes: ERP, supply chain management (SCM), and customer relationship management (CRM
ERP Intelisis is a customizable business solution based on three main processes: ERP, supply chain management (SCM), and customer relationship management (CRM). Intelisis ERP is a management system that integrates smart operational data, for all functional areas and departments in the same information flow, allowing for timely and effective organization. The key to the Intelisis ERP architecture is its process management, which allows the registration of administrative or operational procedures.
Feds Warms Up to ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP Vendors Comply? Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact
There has been noise in the US public sector about a strong federal (Feds) interest in ERP applications. This, coupled with the Feds customary huge purchasing
Warms Up to ERP Spending, but Will Contractors and Their ERP Vendors Comply? Part One: Event Summary and Market Impact Event Summary It appears that the federal market's hunger for enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems will not subside any time soon. Namely, driven by system consolidation at the Department of Homeland Security and Administration management mandates, the federal market for ERP products and services will hit $7.7 billion (USD) in fiscal 2009, a 37 percent increase over fiscal 2004
ERP Selection: Starting Out on the Right Foot
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software selection and implementation can be complicated. But having an ERP strategy in place from the start makes it easier.
complicated. But having an ERP strategy in place from the start makes it easier. And a good ERP strategy starts with the selection process itself. This Aberdeen Analyst Insight examines how best-in-class companies select ERP as part of an overall ERP strategy.
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