Addressing Supply Chain Disruption with ERP Optimization

Ignore, for a moment, the debate and discussion over restarting the economy. While we have already seen the impact of COVID-19, even more unprecedented supply chain disruption is on the horizon, and the time to plan for it is now — if not weeks ago. In this edition of The ERP Advisor, we discuss how…

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How Cloud ERP Can Help With Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

In many different crisis scenarios, enterprise software has played a vital role in maintaining business continuity. While the COVID-19 coronavirus revealed systemic negligence of proper disaster planning across many different industries, it also made many of our clients increasingly aware of how important ERP has been to the viability of their businesses. In this article,…

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Koch Industries Acquired Infor. Here’s Our Analysis.

This is good news for existing Infor customers because it takes the public market pressures off of Infor and puts them onto Koch, which is a $100+ billion company. So now Infor has the freedom to continue to innovate on new products as well as existing applications. They will be able to cut costs and…

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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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