Cybersecurity and ERP: What You Need to Know

When it comes to cybersecurity breaches, most companies think it won’t happen to them. But would you even know if you were being hacked right this minute? The reality is, there were 12 separate breaches in 2019 where more than a million records were compromised, affecting ERP systems in financial services, telecommunications, retail and even…

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Can On-Premise and Cloud-Based Systems Coexist?

These days, most vendors offer the ability to deploy their ERP system in the cloud, but that doesn’t mean the traditional on-premise solution should go away. On-premise and cloud-based ERP systems can and do coexist for several reasons: Each business is unique with different requirements and circumstances. And those circumstances can vary extensively based on…

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Organizational Change Management and its Impact On ERP Success

Techopedia defines Organizational Change Management (OCM) as “a framework structure around the changing needs and capabilities of an organization. OCM is used to prepare, adopt and implement fundamental and radical organizational changes, including its culture, policies, procedures and physical environment, as well as employee roles, skills and responsibilities.”…

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How Manufacturing Is Benefitting from Modern ERP

Here’s a reality about manufacturing: there are separate-but-connected processes all under one operation. The challenge with that, of course, is finding a software platform that can manage it all. The great news: ERP software is a perfect fit. It allows you to bring separate systems under one…

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Building Enterprise Value with Your ERP Strategy

When you make the decision to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software strategy, you’re likely doing it for a multitude of reasons. Perhaps your current system is outdated and in desperate need of replacement. Maybe you have an employee driving the change. One of the most compelling…

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Expert Interview Series: Craig Jack

Please tell us about your company and what you do. Hi I’m Craig Jack and I work at the Kong company.  We manufacture the world’s best dog toys so hopefully you’ve heard of us before. We sell mainly through retailers, a bit online, and we actually manufacture our classic Kong products here in Golden, Colorado.…

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The Delicate Dance of OCM and ERP

March 2019 | ERP & Organizational Change Management We often hear change is a constant, but the reality is most workers thrive on repetitive routines they perform day in, day out. This can include the satisfaction of completing tasks within a timeframe. Take manufacturing jobs for example, where responsibilities are often clearly defined and measured.…

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