The Role of Blockchain in ERP: Beyond Cryptocurrency

  If you have any knowledge or familiarity with ERP selection or ERP implementation for your business, you need to make yourself conversant with blockchain for business and how this technology could transform your business. Most people who have heard of blockchain associate it with the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. Although they are related, these two concepts…

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The Science of Proper Data Hygiene

  You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to understand that having a wrong phone number for a person can keep you from reaching that person. Now at look what happens in the business world: every year thousands of people change jobs, get phone numbers, get married or divorced, move to a new city…

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Don’t Let Data Migration Become Your ERP Roadblock

Data Migration can terrify even the most seasoned implementation consultants. Examining some of most notorious ERP failures of the last decade reveals data migration as a common culprit — Vodafone, PG&E, and Target’s expansion into Canada are notable examples. If some of the biggest companies in the world can fall victim to data migration disasters,…

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Five Post-Go-Live Tips for Your ERP Implementation

  After months of planning, your ERP system is up and running. Congratulations! But keep in mind that making the most of your new ERP solution will not happen on its own. What you do after going live is important to help you meet your goals and ensure your ERP solution is working for you. …

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AI Has Crept Into ERP. Are You Ready?

We have been hearing a lot about artificial intelligence in ERP recently, and it is more than a buzzword — AI in ERP systems is an up-to-the-minute reality, with the power to transform the entire landscape of business software. In terms of context, there has been a great deal of focus on artificial intelligence in…

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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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