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…

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…

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…

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…

Manufacturers Are Embracing the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things): Find Out Why

I could say: It’s all about connectivity. And this would be the shortest blog post ever written. But of course, it doesn’t end there. It’s a topic that demands more than four words of explication. What Is the IIoT? This definition provided by rti is perfect. “The Industrial Internet of Things (Industrial IoT) is made…

It’s Here: Quality Support for Your Microsoft Dynamics GP Manufacturing Solution

Why are we announcing the availability of quality support for Dynamics GP? Don’t you already have a Microsoft Dynamics partner who provides that for you? The answer is: Maybe not. Here’s why. Consolidation There has been a great deal of consolidation over the past few years in the Microsoft partner channel. I’ll explain what that…

Ready to Move Up from Infor to Microsoft Dynamics GP or Dynamics 365? We Are Here for You!

Infor comes in many colors. There’s Infor LN, Infor Visual, Infor Baan, Infor MK and Infor Manman. Although many companies remain on various versions of Infor – all of which Strategic Systems Group (SSG) supports – there is a continuing trend of migration to more modern, high-functionality software. SSG has performed many of these data migration and…

Hot Topic! Cybersecurity: Helping our Manufacturing Clients Avoid Viruses, Trojans and Ransomware

The WannaCry virus infected more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The Equifax breach compromised the personal data of 143 million Americans. Experts estimate that more than 14 million small and medium U.S. companies are at risk. How can you avoid becoming a statistic? It starts with common sense. Don’t open any emails or attachments…

Hot Topic! Disaster Recovery: Helping our Manufacturing Clients Prepare for the Worst Case Scenario

The disaster could be anything: hurricane, tornado, flood, fire, snow storm. The question is, what happens to your data when disaster strikes. Do you have a disaster recovery (DR) plan in place? Do you even have a reliable data back-up (BU) solution in place? In the industry we call this BU/DR. And the sad fact…