Leadership Lessons from Successful Manufacturers

Manufacturers are critical to economic growth – even while commodity-based manufacturing is outsourced to other countries in exchange for the higher-value manufacturing currently experiencing a renaissance. Despite their importance, manufacturing companies aren’t created equally. Some are more profitable than others, some are more established while others are more innovative with higher growth prospects. In most…

Your Six Sigma is How Lean?

Lean Six Sigma is a phrase encompassing lean manufacturing and six sigma process improvements into one overall management strategy. In order to understand how your company should embrace these principles, you must first understand the components of Lean Six Sigma and business process reengineering, particularly in the context of an ERP implementation. Efficiency and quality cover…

SURVIVOR: ERP Boot Camp

In less than three weeks, we are hosting our next ERP Boot Camp. This time, participants will travel to our headquarters in Denver, CO where they will push themselves to their ERP limits in Panorama’s intensive, in-depth training. Last year, there were only two survivors by the end of Day Three. OK, in reality, ERP…

Premium High Pressure Processing Manufacturer Selects ProcessPro ERP Software

ProcessPro, leading mid-market ERP software solution company, announces that NutriFresh Services has selected ERP software solution, ProcessPro On-Demand, to support its premier High Pressure Processing (HPP) tolling and expanding juicing division. NutriFresh is a newly established and recognizable company in the HPP world that is experiencing rapid growth, as well as exponential interest in the…

Manufacturer AGS Technology Invests in Future With IQMS ERP

Stronger compliance with MMOG/LE, manufacturing specific features and a single version of the truth are among the reasons behind AGS Technology’s decision to use IQMS IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that AGS Technology, Inc has selected the IQMS ERP solution. AGS Technology is a low-cost custom…

Podcast: Findings From Panorama’s 2015 Manufacturing ERP Report

Panorama’s 2015 Manufacturing ERP Report analyzes the ERP implementation results of manufacturing organizations, and provides an in-depth look at the unique challenges the manufacturing industry faces in regard to implementation cost, budget overruns, ERP customization and more. Join January Paulk, Director of Client Services, for a summary of Panorama’s manufacturing ERP market data to help benchmark your…

Takeaways From Panorama’s 2015 Manufacturing ERP Report

Organizations in any industry focus on benchmarks. You want to know where you fit among your competition. In order for us to better benchmark for our manufacturing clients, we have published our 2015 Manufacturing ERP Report. This report outlines the results of 266 manufacturing organizations from around the globe who have recently implemented new ERP…

What It Takes to Succeed in Manufacturing Now and in the Future

The dichotomy between successful and struggling organizations is becoming more pronounced as the technological landscape changes. Over the last 20 years I’ve been in the consulting industry, I’ve been both directly and indirectly involved with thousands of companies and executives that have given me a unique insight as to why some organizations are better equipped…

QAD Unveils Next Generation User Experience at Explore 2015

QAD customers can mix and match UI based on end-user preferences QAD Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, today announced a new User Experience (UX) that brings the power of QAD Cloud ERP to the browser. The UX is enhanced by allowing customers to select the user…

How a Government ERP System is Like a Cookie Jar, and What Happens When the Cookies are Gone

ERP systems, like cookies, are best if kept as one, integrated jar – everyone knows where to find the cookies, there is no confusion as to the number of cookies, and you can accurately see when it is time to go buy more Nabisco. When a private company is choosing an ERP system, an often overlooked…