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Improve CRM Software Strategy With These 5 Key Tips

  5 Unmissable Tips for Stellar CRM Software Strategy As the new year approaches, your team might be looking to take 2016 as an opportunity to overhaul your customer relationship management strategy, or to implement a whole new CRM system altogether (hopefully just not on New Years Day). With the advent of the cloud and …

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Using Real-Time ERP Analytics To Drive Real Growth

Harnessing The Power of Real Time ERP Analytics For Real Business Growth As manufacturing shop floors become more sophisticated than ever, machines are hooked up to the Internet of Things, and the information available to ERP systems is expanding in leaps and bounds, it’s hard to deny the quickly growing power of ERP analytics. By …

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Epicor Hosting Options: Which One Is Best?

Where Should You Host Your Epicor Instance? Download The E-Book HereWe’ll Email it To You! When it comes to the ERP implementation process, small and medium businesses (SMB) are often faced with a dilemma before they can even begin to start putting together a project team; where to locate their Epicor system. They can either outsource a hosting platform …

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Using ERP for Lean Principles: 5 Ways to Make it Work

  Using ERP for Lean Principles: 5 Ways to Make it Work In yesterday’s blog post, I fought back against the notion that employing ERP for lean principles in manufacturing was not a compatible situation. Now, on the surface this might seem true—lean is all about trending your business towards zero waste and you’ve no …

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Why You Need ERP Software For Supply Chain Management

Why You Need ERP Software For Supply Chain Management ERP might not be the first thing on your mind when you think about supply chain management, but it should be. The software can provide an umbrella for you to efficiently manage and track all of your operations, right from the manufacturing line to shipping your …

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So You Think You Can Implement Enterprise Software Yourself?

So You Think You Can Implement Enterprise Software Yourself? You might have heard it before or maybe even said it yourself: “Why would we need help with implementing or updating our enterprise software?” After all, you know your own business inside and out—why shouldn’t you be able to carry out a completely successful software project designed …

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IoT and Food Manufacturing: The Power Couple

  4 Reasons IoT and Food Manufacturing is A Powerful Duo Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ll know that food safety has become quite the hot-button topic in mainstream news recently. Mexican natural fast-food behemoth Chipotle, recently infamous in the news as the source of multiple and unrelated norovirus and E. coli outbreaks, …

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3 Discrete Manufacturing ERP Requirements To Look For

Discrete Manufacturing ERP Requirements To Look For Download the ERP Selection E-Book HereWe’ll Email it to You! So, you’re looking to implement a new enterprise system on your shop floor. You go to Google, you go to colleagues and wander around vendor websites for what seems like an eternity. 500 different options and phone calls …

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Unexpected Benefits of ERP Implementation

  Benefits of ERP Implementation When most businesses look to begin implementing an ERP software system, they usually only have the big-picture benefits in mind—including increased productivity, maximized efficiency and greater data management. But what you might not know is that a properly planned and smoothly executed ERP software implementation can integrate your business and …

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How to Avoid ERP Implementation Failure

ERP Implementation Failure Facts   Two-hundred and thirty – a seemingly innocuous number that may just be large and significant enough to keep your C-Suite up at night. This foreboding figure is taken from a 2015 ERP Report from Panorama Consulting investigating the success and failure rates of ERP implementations. During a twelve-month period, Panorama found that …

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ERP and Lean Manufacturing: A Perfect Pair

ERP and Lean Manufacturing: A Surprisingly Perfect Pair Lean principles have been one of the most buzzed-about and sought after goals in manufacturing businesses for a while now. Although the concept of ‘lean’ originated in the automobile industry at Toyota, the benefits that come along with being a lean manufacturer can be enjoyed within any …

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Epicor Insights 2016: Are You Attending?

  Epicor Insights 2016: Get The Lowdown RSVP For Epicor Insights 2016!We’ll Be In Touch! As Epicor Insights 2016 approaches, we are getting more and more excited about all of the invaluable information that will be available to solution providers, clients, and all Epicor end-users at the event, being held at Mandalay Bay in Las …

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The Five Questions You Need to Ask Your Epicor Consultant

The Questions You Need to Ask Every Epicor Consultant So, you’ve finally selected the ERP software you’re going to implement, where to host it, and convinced everyone else of the long list of benefits that that system will provide your company. It’s all smooth sailing after that, right? Probably not. As we’ve mentioned before on …

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Leverage ERP Inventory Management For Success

Leverage ERP Inventory Management For Manufacturing Success Ask any manufacturer and they will tell you; Inventory management is a crucial part of their production strategy and one area that requires significant time and investment to really refine and get right. After all, a weak inventory strategy can cripple a company; excess product can become a …

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Manufacturing In The Cloud: Key Benefits

Manufacturing In The Cloud As a manufacturing business, you are constantly focused on staying competitive; improving accuracy and streamlining your manufacturing processes to keep both customers and stakeholders happy. By basing your manufacturing in the cloud through online software systems like Plex or Epicor, your company can achieve these goals faster than ever. As businesses discover …

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