M&A: Post-Purchase ERP Workarounds

Most acquiring businesses do not fully evaluate their target’s business applications before they make a purchase. Then, unfortunately, they discover there is a lot of integration necessary. On our most recent episode of the ERP Advisor Conference Call Series, we discussed Mergers and Acquisitions as they relate to ERP software. This article offers a couple…

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M&A: Before You Buy, Ask the Right Questions about their ERP Solutions

Investment bankers, and any acquiring company will spend a lot of time on financial due diligence and legal, but we have seen too many cases where not enough time is spent on the overall IT ecosystem, and definitely not the business applications they are about to consume. This issue alone can lead to so many…

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Expert Interview Series: Aaron Peavey of Rocky Mountain Fire

[Below is a transcription of the video] Meet Aaron Peavey My name’s Aaron Peavey and I’m the Training Division Chief for Rocky Mountain Fire. I also ended up being the project manager for our new software acquisition. Why Did You Decide To Change Your Department’s RMS Software? It was largely circumstance as reporting requirements changed…

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Expert Interview Series: John Willson

[Below is a transcription of the video] Meet John Willson John Willson, Fire Chief Louisville Fire Protection District. We changed the RMS, the records management system, due to the fact that the current vendor that we were using was going out of business and couldn’t provide the necessary items and all the other items that…

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Expert Interview Series: Chris Carpenter

[Below is a transcription of the video] Meet Christopher Carpenter Hi, I’m Christopher Carpenter and I work for Epilog Laser. We are a global leader in the laser engraving, marking, and cutting industry. I am the IT Director as of November of 2015. As the Director of IT, I’m responsible for all things related to…

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Expert Interview Series: Derek Hitchman

[Below is a transcription of the video] Meet Derek I’m Derek Hitchman and I am the CEO of SCS Cloud. We are a Netsuite and Salesforce solution provider so we resell those platforms and then implement them across a variety of different clients. What Does SCS Cloud Do? So we sell Netsuite and Salesforce.com, which…

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Expert Interview Series: Quentin DeWitt

[Below is a transcription of the video] Meet Quentin My name is Quentin DeWitt. I’m the consulting manager here at ERP Advisors Group. I work with all the consultants to go through the day to day activities with our clients. I also work directly with our clients. And what that means is, we are advisory…

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