What’s Ailing Life Sciences Manufacturers and How Can Technology Help

What’s Ailing Life Sciences Manufacturers and How Can Technology Help

The continued development of pharmaceuticals and medical devices is critical to world health. No one actually wants to see these efforts stifled or impeded in any way. By the same token, no one would argue that these sectors should be allowed to operate without regulation and oversight. Clearly, consumer and patient safety cannot be ignored.…

Survey Shows that 100% of Our Clients Are Manufacturers

Survey Shows that 100% of Our Clients Are Manufacturers

It’s been 27 years since Strategic Systems Group (SSG) was founded and we’ve never wavered from our original mission, which was (and still is) to improve the functionality of ERP software systems utilized by manufacturing companies. So, it’s no surprise that 100% of our clients are manufacturers – small and large, discrete, continuous, process, batch,…

What are the current Microsoft Business Applications?

What are the current Microsoft Business Applications?

Legacy – Dynamics AX (Axapta), GP (Great Plains), SL (Solomon) and NAV (Navision) New – Dynamics 365 Old/New Terminology Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software –  > Now termed Business Application Software Common Data Model(Service) – The data from business applications are typically housed in many data silos. Data is critical to…

Medical Device Manufacturing Software Is One of Our Specialties

Medical Device Manufacturing Software Is One of Our Specialties

Medical devices are defined by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as “any object or component used in diagnosis, treatment, prevention, or cure of medical conditions or diseases, or affects body structure or function through means other than the chemical or metabolic reaction in humans or animals.” Under this definition, a medical device could…

Privacy : Why am I seeing “This website stores cookies…” all over the Internet?

Privacy : Why am I seeing “This website stores cookies…” all over the Internet?

When a privacy notice comes up on a website that’s you’re browsing, do you actually stop to read it in full? Does it make you pause, even if it’s just briefly, before clicking the “I Accept” button? The standard wording is actually quite lengthy: “This website stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are used…

Life Sciences Manufacturing Companies Are at Home with Us

Life Sciences Manufacturing Companies Are at Home with Us

Let’s start with definitions. And let’s also start by saying that if you’re looking for a single, definitive definition of life sciences, good luck. It’s all over the place. From a definition that attempts to cover every possible field that qualifies as a life science: …”companies in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, biomedical technologies, life…

If Only there Was a Better Way to Manage My Supply Chain

If Only there Was a Better Way to Manage My Supply Chain…Can Blockchain Help?

Globalization has taken supply chain into unchartered waters and far-flung places. But that’s not really new. What is new is the heightened level of customer expectations. Customers expect their orders to be delivered on time. They really don’t want to hear about the delays in your supply chain that are causing delays in your estimated…

AI, DT, HITL, IoT, IIoT, ML, RPA: A Primer on the Forces Impacting the Manufacturing Sector

AI, DT, HITL, IoT, IIoT, ML, RPA: A Primer on the Forces Impacting the Manufacturing Sector

There are so many acronyms that the sheer weight of them could be having an impact on the manufacturing sector! Some of these acronyms have been around long enough to be easily recognizable and perhaps even understood. But new forces, accompanied by new acronyms, are always developing and will continue to do so as technology…

You Can Avoid Common Implementation Issues … If You Know What They Are

You Can Avoid Common Implementation Issues … If You Know What They Are

The eBook recently published by Strategic Systems Group (SSG) is an FAQ resource. It provides in-depth answers to “12 Frequently Asked Questions about Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” for manufacturers. In Chapter 10, we explore common ERP implementation issues. You Can Avoid Common Implementation Issues … If You Know What They Are The only way to…

We Love Infor for Manufacturing as Much as You Do! And We Support It, Too

We Love Infor for Manufacturing as Much as You Do! And We Support It, Too

What’s not to love about Infor manufacturing software? About Infor Founded in 2002, Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. Infor’s newest breed of business software solutions and suites provide an innovative user experience design that is easy to deploy and manage…

Implementing a New ERP System? How to Promote User Adoption

Implementing a New ERP System? How to Promote User Adoption

The eBook recently published by Strategic Systems Group (SSG) is an FAQ resource. It provides in-depth answers to “12 Frequently Asked Questions about Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” for manufacturers. In Chapter 9, we explore the issues commonly associated with user adoption of a new ERP system. Implementing a New ERP System? How to Promote User…

The 80/20 Rule as it Applies to ERP Custom Software Development

The 80/20 Rule as it Applies to ERP Custom Software Development

The eBook recently published by Strategic Systems Group (SSG) is an FAQ resource. It provides in-depth answers to “12 Frequently Asked Questions about Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” for manufacturers. In Chapter 8, we look at custom software development considerations from a variety of perspectives. The 80/20 Rule as it Applies to ERP Custom Software Development …