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When ERP Is Not ERP Any More Article
ERP goes social and Mobile . . . Visits with Infor, SAP, and Oracle at the National Retail Federation (NRF) 100th Annual Convention and Expo. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

A Very Sweet Suite World Article
NetSuite Declares the Cloud Wars Won at Suite World User Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin and Bill McBeath

Analytics Strategies Compared Article
Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, UNIT4 and others take very different paths to providing analytics with high performance ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Another ERP Joins the Private Equity Ranks Article
Enterprise software, at the end of the day, is fueled by investment money--public or private. Deals flow. But are these a good deal for customers?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Aptean ERP Article
Big private equity swap creates Aptean and a new road ahead for customers.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Architected for Business Change - What it Really Means: UNIT4's New and Old Vision Article
UNIT4 updates at Grape Escape.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

BizSlate Targets Apparel and Retail Market Article
Young ERP may have the edge . . .... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Cloud Manufacturing Heats Up! Article
Last but not least, Manufacturing becomes big business in the cloud.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Conquering the Inventory Dilemma Report
Managing inventory has broader and more influential factors beyond the 'standard' formula. Proposing a modern model for managing inventory.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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Customer Experience Is Not a Technology - Updates on SYSPRO Article
SYSPRO executives discuss company strategy at Grape Escape.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Customer Story and SCM Highlights from SAP's Manufacturing Forum Article
SAP's Manufacturing Industry Forum had excellent presentations by customers and SAP. Here we highlight one manufacturing customer's journey to transformation, as well as a presentation on SAP's supply... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Epicor Insights 2016 Article
At the annual user conference of Epicor Software, aptly called Insights, we saw their strategy for bringing along their customers as they continue to modernize their rich portfolio of mid-market enter... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Epicor's Epic Journey Article
Epicor Insights at Users' Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

ERP 2014... The Path to Greatness Article
As a new year dawns for the ERP market, the question to ask is: Is the ERP provider on the path to greatness - or not?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

ERP and Supply Chain Innovations for Retail at NRF 2016 Article
At this year's NRF show, we saw some especially innovative new developments from ERP and supply chain vendors, such as behavior-based segmentation, automated allocation and replenishment, new clientel... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

ERP Channels: Dead or Alive? Article
ERPs now in the cloud. What is the impact on traditional channels?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

ERP Communities Thrive on the Cloud and Drive Development of Relevant and Better Solutions Article
The Integration, Contagion and Growth concept, which was part of Nolan's six stages of technology growth model, posited that we never roll-back from IT use; it perpetually grows and every seven years ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

ERP for the SMB - The Report Report
ERP websites that purport to give you a list of the 'top ten,' or only list ERP leave us cold. And they confuse the software buyer. And as ERP providers keep adding more and more software into their p... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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ERP for the SMB: Part Four - Who Are They, and Who Are You? Article
ERP players who specialize in small and mid-sized businesses are an interesting and diverse group of players. Their challenge is . . .... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP for the SMB: Part One - Growing into ERP Article
As small businesses grow and they address their processes and complexities, they need technology to be there for them.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP for the SMB: Part Three - Complexity continued Article
ERP for the SMB: Sales and Marketing business models should drive your choice for an ERP. This series is for SMBs that are contemplating ERP.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP for the SMB: Part Two - Complexity Article
ERP in the SMB is a highly differentiated market. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP Now!
Comparisons of Solution Providers and their 60+ ERP Products
Report
What a time for ERP! New solutions providers and merger mania have kept this market from being dull. And new technologies - social, mobile and cloud - are the must-have capabilities that keep soluti... (more information)
by Ann Grackin


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ERP Part One - The Tales of Technology Article
This article starts our ERP series. ERP is an interesting and complex tale not unlike the Panchtantra or the Arabian Nights . . .... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP Part Three - ERP Economics: Building Applications: Article
ERP Pricing for the SMB entails a holistic strategy.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP Part Two - The Economics of Selling ERP Article
Software companies manage themselves and their costs very differently, and that makes serving small, midsize or large markets easy or challenging.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

ERP Providers Table Study/Analysis
This table shows a list of the providers in the "ERP Now!" report. Some providers are differentiated by small- vs. medium-sized businesses. This table also covers on premise, hosted, and cloud ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

ERP's Dilemma Article
Tens of thousands of companies are still sitting on old ERP platforms. What will it take for them to upgrade? ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Exploring QAD Article
QAD Explore 2013 Customer Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Gesture, Touch, and Sense Article
How Systems Will Work in the Future -- Actually Now.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

HarrisData - Building a Better Mousetrap Article
HarrisData technology strategy includes Apple and IBM PureSystems technologies.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Highlights from Ariba LIVE 2014 Article
Last week's Ariba LIVE conference clarified SAP's cloud strategy, highlighted the importance and future plans of Ariba's Business Network, and further cemented the central role of HANA as the foundati... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

How a New Generation Is Changing Enterprise Systems Article
The latest technology and updated UX/UI are needed to attract a new generation of supply chain professionals. But they are also benefitting everyday users.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Infor Alchemizing Legacy Solutions Article
Infor provides a great example of ongoing reinvention of a software firm: taking a collection of decades old applications, leveraging the deep and rich functionality developed and lessons learned over... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Infor Updates Article
Infor hosted analysts for a stealth look at some of the new innovations in their labs in NYC.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Infor's ERP Transformation Article
Infor's ERP portfolio gets a makeover. To understand Infor's many ERP packages read on. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Inforum 2016--Diverse Innovation on Display Article
At Inforum, we got a good sense of the energy, innovation, and ability to evolve that is keeping Infor competitive.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Insights on Epicor Article
Highlights from the Epicor Insights Conference 2013.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Insights on Epicor Article
Highlights from Insights--Epicor User Conference.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Is It Time to Move Beyond the ERP? Are Social, Mobile and Search the New Core of the Enterprise Solution? Article
Is this the end of ERP?... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Is Social an Enterprise Application? Article
Enterprise software firms such as Epicor, LCI/MACROLYNK and others are launching their own Enterprise Social Networking technology. But what will drive user adoption on these types of enterprise socia... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

JDA Focus: Thought Leadership in Practice Article
As usual, there was a plethora of thought leadership at Focus, JDA's annual conference. It seems they also realize thought leadership only counts if people actually implement it. They are increasingly... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Launching a New ERP or WMS, TMS, or SRM Company in This Mature, Consolidating Market? Are You Crazy? Article
Why would anyone write solutions and launch a new company in mature markets, which are undergoing significant consolidation? Turns out for a lot of good reasons.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Moving Off and Moving Up: Part 2 Article
In Part 1 we provided an overview and some history of how the ERP market got to where it is today.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

NetSuite's Post-Acquisition Future Article
Oracle's acquisition of NetSuite last year was big news in the enterprise solutions arena. At SuiteWorld, we got a sense of what this will mean for NetSuite and its customers.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

NetSuite's Solutions End-to-End Article
NetSuite's cloud-based ERP solutions are more than up to the job of handling complex business models. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath and Ann Grackin

Plex - Founding Fathers of the Cloud Revolution Article
Revolutionaries have to pioneer and guide the way forward.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Plex Flexes Manufacturing Muscle Article
Updates from PowerPlex 2013.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Plex Shows Off its Manufacturing Prowess Article
PowerPlex 2014 highlighted how small and medium manufacturers are implementing quite sophisticated manufacturing solution capabilities. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin & Bill McBeath

Plex Systems Article
Cloud-based ERP for Manufacturing.... (more information)
by The ChainLink Team

SaaS ERP for the Smallest Manufacturers Article
The universe of SaaS/Cloud offerings just got bigger. Today's announcement of Epicor Express means a full-featured SaaS solution is available to small manufacturers who have had almost no SaaS options... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

SaaS Pricing: Part Two - Insanity or Good Deal for Users Article
In this second part we discuss the current pricing in the SaaS market. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

SAP Manufacturing - Innovation Engine Article
SAP's Manufacturing Strategy.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

SAP Updates Article
The Week of SAPPHIRE NOW: SAP, in many ways, not the same ole ERP.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

SAP's ERP SMB Story Article
SAP has many products that target small and mid-size businesses. Here's how to figure it out.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

SAP's New SMB Business Unit Article
SAP's just-announced new business unit is aspiring to deliver simplicity, choice, and rapid ROI to small and mid-sized companies. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

SAP's Transformation: A Work-in-Progress - Part Two Article
We don't always think of SAP as an innovator. But they are doing a lot. Complex Event Processing based on real-time sensor data, social media to find the right skilled people, embedded analytics, and ... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

SAP's Transformation: A Work-in-Progress - Part One Article
SAP has had a reputation (especially as painted by their competitors) of being monolithic, painful to implement, difficult to use, hard to upgrade, and just not all that innovative. While some of that... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

SuiteWorld 2012 Article
At this year's SuiteWorld, NetSuite announced key architectural changes, their version of an omni-channel strategy, many new capabilities by vertical industry, and a new IDE for their SuiteCloud platf... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

SuiteWorld 2013: NetSuite's Commitment to Manufacturing Article
One of the main themes at SuiteWorld 2013 was NetSuite's commitment to building out its capabilities for manufacturers beyond what they have already done. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

SuiteWorld 2016 Augers Continued Dramatic Growth for NetSuite Article
NetSuite's annual conference was big and bold (as always) with some really significant announcements and an abundance of interesting and illuminating customer stories and presentations. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

SuiteWorld Customer Stories - Growing Small and Medium Manufacturing and Retail Businesses: Part One Article
NetSuite's success can be traced in no small part to the customizability of their solution. Here are some short customer stories, mostly in Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution, highlighting their... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

SuiteWorld Customer Stories - Growing Small and Medium Manufacturing and Retail Businesses: Part Two Article
How some hot new innovative manufacturers and retailers are making NetSuite's cloud ERP and ecommerce work for them. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

SYSPRO's Remarkable Journey Article
Grape Escape features SYSPRO customers such as 1000Bulbs.com, Rochester Electronics and more...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

SYSPRO: 14 Thousand ERP Customers and Still Growing Article
SYSPRO continues to defy their small company ERP profile with leading technology innovation.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

The Aptean Revival Article
When Aptean was formed two years ago, many wondered whether they would survive. Now, not only does their survival seem relatively secure, but they have a shot at meaningful growth. Their recent annual... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Cost of Delay Report
What are the real costs and impacts of delays in technology decision-making? Companies take a long time evaluating software. They brood about ROI. But they rarely think about what it is costing them w... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

The Face of Things to Come - Beyond the UI Article
More than a pretty face: ICE, ION, and Engage.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Trends 2012 - From Free to Fee Article
Free software is taking over the market, but at a price . . . ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

UNIT4 - Can ERP Have a Contribution to Collaboration? Article
UNIT4 has a great growth story to tell for their customers. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

UNIT4's Multiple Platform Offerings Article
Multi-tenant, hosting, on premise, plus the ability to share work processes among tenants make UNIT4 a unique player in the ERP market.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Who Owns the ERP Market? Update Article
With the recent acquisitions of Plex and CDC's merger with Consona to create the new Aptean, the question becomes, who is driving the ERP strategy of the future?

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by Ann Grackin

Wholesale Distributors
Meeting 21st Century Challenges
Report
Wholesale Distributors represent approximately $4 trillion in trade, just in the US, alone! They are a powerful segment of every economy. The speed of business and increased competition powered by the... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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