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

“Cradle to Grave.” It’s a business concept. Also referred to as Womb to Tomb,…


IOT at IAMCP SoCal Chapter Meeting Recap

I had the opportunity to attend the IAMCP SoCal Chapter meeting at National…


Reap the Benefits of Engaging a Consulting Firm to Support Your ERP Solution

“You reap what you sow.” It’s a phrase that’s bandied about. It can interpreted…


ERP Selection, Migration and Integration: A Strategic Approach

Planning is the key to any successful endeavor, be it a strategy for winning a…


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”…


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

Having specialized in every aspect of manufacturing software solutions for 25+…


Replacing Outdated Business Management Software: When to Pull the Trigger!

Actually, it’s not just a question of when. It’s also a question of why. So…


The Role of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Manufacturing

Here are a few factoids that I’ve picked up from a variety of sources: The…


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…


2015 AXUG & GPUG

2015 AXUG & GPUG Summit

We had a great time at the 2015 AXUG Summit and GPUG Summit shows in Reno, NV…


Design2Part Show

Design2Part Show - Pasadena, CA 10/21 & 10/22

SSG, in coordination with SYSPRO, is an exhibitor at the Design2Part Show in…


AXUG Summit 2015 | 10/13 - 10/16

SSG is at the 2015 AX User Group (AXUG) Summit in Reno, NV this week!…


GPUG Summit 2015 | 10/13 - 10/16

SSG is at the 2015 GP User Group (GPUG) Summit in Reno, NV this week!…


Re-Shoring of Manufacturing Jobs

Re-Shoring of Manufacturing Jobs Author: Jeffrey Fink Re-shoring is the…


Kaizen Continuous Improvement

Kanban Continuous Improvement Author: Jeffrey Fink Kaizen, Japanese for “Good…


Kanban Procurement Systems

Kanban Procurement Systems Author: Jeffrey Fink Kanban (in Japanese,…


Forecasting Your Way to Success

Forecasting Your Way to Success Author: Jeffrey Fink In this article we will…


Microsoft Dynamics Convergence

Microsoft’s biggest user conference of the year will again be held in Atlanta,…