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  • 11 tips for deploying ERP applications

    In a global mobile environment, organisations are looking for ERP systems that do more than integrate with a legacy system. But with so many solutions available, how do you choose the software that's right for your enterprise? IT executives and ERP experts offer 11 tips to get a return on your software investment.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff15 May 13 13:24
  • Why Watching 'Lost' Is Like Managing ERP

    Since the fall of 2004, I've invested a lot of time, given way too much thought to, and probably annoyed plenty of people over all things Lost. Like a crazy, unpredictable friend in your life, the show has consumed me, frustrated me, surprised me, exasperated me and kept me on my toes.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum09 Feb. 10 06:09
  • Inside ERP Budgets: Slicing, Dicing the Corporate Pie

    Lately, much of the furor encircling ERP costs has revolved around software maintenance and support fees. The global recession has forced customers of Big ERP vendors-SAP, Oracle, Lawson, Infor-to question the value they receive from the fees.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum10 Nov. 09 08:12
  • Why ERP is still so hard

    Steve Berg knows what intense pain feels like: The man has been Tasered, in fact-not because he ran afoul of the law, but as VP of IT at Taser International he's partaken in a corporate rite of passage. "It's the worst five seconds of your life," he says. "You cannot move."

    Written by Thomas Wailgum10 Sept. 09 05:18
  • SAP upgrades: dos and don'ts from an ERP guru

    According Jon Reed, ERP consultant, author and SAP analyst, there is no shortage of SAP ERP upgrade advice available to companies and IT departments today. One problem: "Most of this advice, as truthful as it is, has reached the point of cliche," Reed writes in a new report on SAP ERP upgrades.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum01 Sept. 09 03:26
  • Easyflow gets an ERP system

    Disaster!
    Easyflow secured three new contracts in quick succession, after discovering a substantial market for the company’s premium hose connectors outside the industry where it usually operated. Work orders from just one of these new customers, Global Maritime Engineering (GME), now made up almost 35 per cent of total sales.

    Written by Dr Bruce McCabe02 Nov. 08 22:00