Matt Schuval

Matt Schuval, CPA, is the President and CEO of Datix. He specializes in guiding mid-sized companies through expert-driven ERP implementation, go-live, and training processes. Matt is the board chairman of the Epicor Partners' Council. You can reach Matt at mschuval@datixinc.com.

Leadership Skills Needed to be a Tech Enabler

In recent years I have learned a valuable lesson about my role. I have to be a proponent and enabler of technology even though I am managing the operational side of business. In the past, as CFO at another company I was involved with managing the implementation and deployment of an ERP system. This experience …

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Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturers Gain Better Customer Experience with Updated ERP

  Industrial Machinery & Equipment Manufacturers Gain Better Customer Experience Epicor software, the global leader in industrial enterprise software and a Datix partner, joined forces with IDC Manufacturing Insights to conduct a study. According to the IDC Study: Industrial Machinery and Equipment (IME) Manufacturers will be on the lookout for a flexible ERP system in the …

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Leadership Skills CFOs need for a Successful ERP Project

Leadership Skills CFOs need for a Successful ERP Project CFOs can have a major role in the success of an ERP implementation. I gained valuable experience during my first Epicor ERP implementation at a former company. As CFO, I was the project manager. Other CFOs may play more of an executive sponsorship role. Whatever the …

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When You’ve Outgrown Quickbooks and Need an ERP System

Outgrown Quickbooks and Need an ERP System? If your organization is reaching a point where the business is outgrowing Quickbooks, that means your organization is growing; and likely in the need a of a more comprehensive enterprise solution. First of all, you may have asked the question “do I need an ERP System?”.  In some …

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Partners with InsideView

Did you know that with Microsoft Dynamics CRM (2013) you get the powerful sales tool InsideView? Microsoft wants its users to “enable amazing customer experiences.” With the roll-out of Dynamics CRM 2013, Microsoft wanted to up their focus on customer-centricity. InsideView’s tool called Social Insights is available at no additional cost to Dynamics online users …

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Manufacturing Resurgence Affects Aerospace & Defense Company

Manufacturing Resurgence Affects Aerospace & Defense Company American manufacturing is making a resurgence. And with headlines like that, it is possible to see reshoring trends reflected more prominently in the data. The NAM/IndustryWeek 2013 Q3 Survey found manufacturing is “picking up steam.” And their data points to a 3.5% increase in manufacturing production, with the …

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ERP Implementation Completed on Time and On Budget?

  ERP Implementation Completed on Time and On Budget? I read an article on Proformative called ERP Implementation Failure Cost Me My Job- Here is What I learned. After the initial shocker of this headline I had to read more. Basically, the author, who opted to stay anonymous wrote the post as a benefit to …

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Industrial Manufacturing Company Analysis: CRM for the Win

Industrial Manufacturing Company Analysis: CRM for the Win Company: Gorman- Rupp Industry: Industrial Manufacturing: Pump Manufacturer Region: Midwest, National, International Website: Gorman-Rupp.com Founded: 1933 After a complete ERP implementation, Gorman-Rupp an OEM pump manufacturer and reseller, saw a boost in productivity. “We’ve seen ROI in reduced inventory levels and lower production time, because all processes are …

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B2B Ecommerce Saves the Day for Midwest Distributor

B2B Ecommerce Saves the Day for Midwest Distributor B2B Ecommerce platforms can be creatively used by B2B companies. You do not have to be an Amazon or EBay to effectively use ecommerce to your advantage. One company, an animal healthcare product distributor needed a solution to make them competitive and keep their customers happy. Case …

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ERP Installation As Easy As Installing a Mobile App

ERP Installation As Easy As Installing a Mobile App We are living in such an app-friendly world. Popular mobile apps such as Skype, Twitter and Adobe Flash Reader are so easy to download and install. What does this have to do with an ERP system? An ERP system, when configured correctly, is a wonderful cost …

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3 Reasons to Switch to a Customized ERP Solution

3 Reasons to Switch from a Home Grown to a Customized ERP Solution So you’ve developed a homegrown ERP system that meets all your needs. But what happens if your IT director leaves, or your original programmers more on? Would anyone in your company be able to step in easily and manage your system? Should …

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How ERP Support Creates A Better Customer Experience

  An IDC survey of more than 460 companies across the globe showed a shift toward customer-oriented initiatives with value-added services playing a vital role in the customer experience. We have found this to be true in the companies we help implement mature ERP systems. ERP support is paramount. Improved Customer Experience We know business …

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A Subscription Economy Won’t Kill ERP

A Subscription Economy Won’t Kill ERP If you have ever streamed a movie from Netflix, you are part of the subscription economy. Tien Tzuo former chief strategy officer and chief marketing officer at Salesforce.com shared his views on the growing trend in a striking article called: “The death of the ERP.” A Shifting Economy “I’m referring …

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Webinar: Learn how to Increase Revenue by Integrating Epicor 9 and Your CRM

Datix, Inc. and Scribe Software hosted an excellent webinar showcasing the features of ERP and CRM integration. Bryan Sapot, President of Datix and Lynn Harrington, Director, ISV Enablement, Scribe, demonstrated how integrating Epicor 9 and Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamics CRM will help increase your business’s revenue. Learn how to: Integrate your customer and financial data with Salesforce or …

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