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,…

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…

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…