Just How Important is Independence in ERP Software Selection?

ERP software selection intimidates many organizations. One of the most challenging aspects of an ERP implementation is selecting software that supports your organization’s business processes and helps your organization achieve measurable improvements. Even more challenging? Finding a truly independent ERP consultant to help you through the process. When selecting enterprise software that meets your organization’s…

Five Reasons to Select a New ERP System Now Rather than Later

It’s easy to get stuck in your own ways. Organizations stuck on old, outdated legacy systems often deal with the pain of manual and inefficient processes for years before they finally make a change. Our average client has been using their current system for 12 to 15 years – dealing with pain and inefficiency building…

Starting Up and Stepping Out: ERP Software and the Little Guy

You just developed the greatest thing since sliced bread! Customers are beating down the door, and everything looks rosy! But along the way, you somehow forgot that all that order taking, manufacturing, shipping and receiving, financial transactions and reporting require business software! And not just any ‘ole software will do. Of course, you know there…

Preparation is Key: Tips for a Successful ERP Software Demonstration

Like most things in life, the more prepared you are for something, the better the outcome. That same principle applies to conducting a successful ERP software demonstration. By following the tips below in preparing vendors and participants, you will already be on the path to a successful ERP demo. Tips for Preparing the ERP Software…

Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 Gives Macsteel Service Centers USA a Modernized Technology Foundation

Redwood Shores, Calif. – July 1, 2010 News Facts Macsteel Holdings, one of the world’s largest private metals service centers, international metals trading and shipping companies, has modernized its technology foundation and improved its operations in North America by implementing the Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 at Macsteel Service Centers USA. By replacing its legacy system…

We Stand for Freedom: An ERP Consulting Firm’s Declaration of Independence

The fourth of July holiday in the US is all about fireworks, a long weekend, and summer barbecues. Even more importantly, however, the holiday is about independence. For over 200 years, our nation has prospered and taken pride in its independence. Just as our country struggled for its independence from the British in the early…