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ERP
November 20, 2017

5 Reasons Oil & Gas Companies Choose EnergyCONNECT

With all the name changes around Microsoft Dynamics 365, plus all the Microsoft Partner-developed solutions, it can be difficult to understand all the solution offerings and how they are built…

ERP
November 15, 2017

Would you use 40-year-old ERP software?

In 1977, ERP software was called MRP software, which stood for Material Requirements Planning. At the time, most MRP software was custom developed on big mainframe computer systems that were…

ERP
November 6, 2017

5 Things to Know About Moving from a Legacy System to Dynamics 365

Do you know your existing ERP system is out of date, but you’re still not sure if you should make the switch? The average traditional ERP on-premise deployment is at…

ERP
November 3, 2017

What do CFOs like about Dynamics 365?

CFOs are constantly balancing the company’s limitations of today with the possibilities of tomorrow. They look for hidden risks and ways to capitalize on unseized opportunities. With these priorities in…

Manufacturing
October 31, 2017

3 Ways Engineers are Staying on Top of Auto Regulations

Automotive engineers involved in the sales process have a responsibility to ensure that your automotive supply company stays on top of the latest regulations. Changes in regulations often drive design…

Business Analytics
October 30, 2017

Top 10 Signs your Company Needs DataCONNECT for Dynamics

DataCONNECT is a data warehousing solution for Microsoft Dynamics that enables you to create a single source of validated company data you can trust. Is DataCONNECT a wise investment for…

ERP
October 23, 2017

5 Ways to do More with Dynamics 365 for Finance & Operations

So you’ve taken the plunge and moved onto Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. How can you do more with what you have? Connect your email account.  Use the SMTP…

Lean
October 20, 2017

Bridging the Gap Between Current Processes & Future State Lean Models

When we work with clients to implement lean manufacturing principles, we typically use a software tool called LeanCONNECT (formerly called Areteium). With this tool, we can use existing manufacturing production…

ERP
October 4, 2017

Why the Oil and Gas industry is Buzzing about Rental Management Software

The main thing about the heavy industrial equipment needed for oil and gas exploration is that it’s HEAVY – expensive to manufacture, expensive to move, expensive to maintain and work…

Manufacturing
October 2, 2017

5 Ways to Increase Quality Without Increasing Production Cost

Razor thin margins leave little room for production errors. Because product recalls and customer refunds are so expensive, you want to be able to consistently deliver quality products, but without…

ERP
September 18, 2017

Tired of MAPICS? You’re not alone.

MAPICS was created by IBM more than 35 years ago as an operational control system for manufacturing and accounting information. In 2005, the product was purchased by Infor Global Solutions…

Manufacturing
September 11, 2017

Even old-school CFOs are demanding modern manufacturing technology

“How do you achieve better profit margins?” That’s the bottom line question for every CFO. Your job is to make sure there’s enough money in the bank to keep operations…

ERP
September 11, 2017

5 Pillars of a Joint Venture Accounting Solution for the Oil & Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry has unique accounting needs. When you evaluate new ERP solutions, how easily the system manages joint venture accounting is going to be an important consideration….

Manufacturing
September 6, 2017

What is Manufacturing CONNECT Accelerator?

Since manufacturing enterprise management software (ERP) was first developed, a truth that “everyone knows” is that implementing new MRP / ERP software is a long, expensive and complicated process. Worth…

Manufacturing
September 1, 2017

5 Secrets to Improving Bid Responses for Auto Suppliers

Automotive supplier sales reps and engineers spend a lot of time responding to RFPs (Requests for Proposals). With so much time and energy going into formulating each response, what can…

Lean
August 28, 2017

Life After Moving to a Modern ERP System

Anytime you switch out your ERP system, you can expect a certain amount of grumbling. Change doesn’t come easy to most people! But if you are moving off an older…

Internet of Things
August 4, 2017

3 Technology Trends Giving Manufacturing Executives Shop Floor Insight

In a rivalry as old as time, management and workers each think they know what’s REALLY going on in a manufacturing plant. The manufacturing management team has business analytics and…

Manufacturing
August 1, 2017

The Fastest Way to “Go Live” on Dynamics 365!

A typical ERP implementation may take months, even years, to deploy. But Microsoft has made it possible for companies choosing Microsoft Dynamics 365 to go live in just weeks! Go…