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…

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…

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…

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.…

Tax Cuts Fund a Trend in ERP Spending

I wanted to start this blog with the above title, but it’s just not true (yet). It’s been a while since Congress passed the big corporate tax cut for businesses in late 2017. While not all businesses benefitted in the same way, businesses have benefitted. So, where’s the money from tax savings going? Three trends…