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…

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 …

ERP Implementations: The PROs and CONs of Doing It Yourself (DIY)

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 6 we look at the case for Doing It Yourself (DIY) versus working with a consulting firm. ERP Implementations: The PROs and CONs of…

Successful ERP Implementations Avoid these 8 Common Pitfalls

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. Chapter 5 focuses on the common issues that may arise and disrupt an ERP software implementation: Successful ERP Implementations Avoid these 8 Common Pitfalls The variety…

Successful ERP Implementations Include these Top 9 Activities and Milestones

The eBook recently published by Strategic Systems Group (SSG) is a FAQ resource. It provides in-depth answers to “12 Frequently Asked Questions about Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” for manufacturers. Chapter 4 focuses on the road to success: Successful ERP Implementations Include these Top 9 Activities and Milestones The curvy road to a successful ERP (Enterprise…

Everything You Need to Know about Data Migration from Your Old ERP System to Your New One

The eBook recently published by Strategic Systems Group (SSG) is a FAQ resource. It provides in-depth answers to “12 Frequently Asked Questions about Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” for manufacturers. Chapter 3 is a deep dive into: Everything You Need to Know about Data Migration from Your Old ERP System to Your New One You might…

Lifecycle Solutions for Manufacturers: The “Cradle to Grave” Approach

“Cradle to Grave.” It’s a business concept. Also referred to as Womb to Tomb, Whole-Life Cost, Lifecycle Cost, or Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). It’s far from a new concept – dating as far back as the early 20th century – and yet it’s often overlooked when companies are making major purchase decisions. Selecting an…

What Would Watson Say about the Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Manufacturing?

For years, IBM’s Watson was the “face” of Artificial Intelligence (AI). “He” could play chess and Scrabble; compete on Jeopardy … and win. Watson was the personification of a future where AI would change our world for the better. AI would solve problems that mere humans could not solve. We could almost forget that it…

If You Need Support for Your “Legacy” Manufacturing Systems – Infor Manman, MK, Baan – You’ve Come to the Right Place

It’s not easy to find support for what are known in the software industry as “legacy” systems. In this context, the term “legacy” refers to solutions that have been discontinued, or for whatever the reason might be, are no longer being updated or supported. Once a software package has been discontinued, the number of providers…

How and Why to Leverage Custom Software Development in a Manufacturing Setting

Having specialized in every aspect of manufacturing software solutions for 25+ years, we know pretty much everything there is to know about it. From design to development, migrations, implementations, integrations, configuration and customization. One truth has been a constant. No out-of-the-box software will get you 100% of the functionality desired to run a shop floor…

Selecting the Software Program that Best Fits Your Manufacturing Processes: MTO, ETO

I’m going to let you in on two carefully guarded secrets, the things that most software providers won’t tell you. Implementing new business management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software is not for the faint of heart. No out-of-the-box software program will meet 100% of your needs. These two facts are especially true when it comes…