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Lawyerly Learnings for ERP Procurement

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While most of us have our various fills of television courtroom drama, there are probably few with “up-close and personal” experiences of US-style litigation. I did have the occasion to be personally involved with a case in the automotive industry and often reflected on the many likenesses to how software is bought and sold in this country. More importantly, I reflected on how processes implemented in a judicial context could improve the success of ERP procurement. In terms of analogy, the judge is often a consultant and the jury is the company buying the software. The prosecutor and the defense …

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5 Pre-Steps for Transitioning to Your New ERP Solution

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Transitioning to your newly selected ERP solution requires a lot of forward-thinking preparation. This pre-install planning – done before the first file even gets moved – is critical to ERP deployment success and can significantly impact the implementation timeline. As any good carpenter will tell you: measure twice and cut once, which is equally appropriate in the ERP world. A well-measured ERP transition strategy saves time, money and much organizational stress. Earlier this week, we discussed key points for the ERP selection process. This week we’ll focus on five tips for what you, as the buyer, need to do to …

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“ERP Selection for Non-Dummies: Getting it Right”

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One thing that always impresses us when we talk to SYSPRO customers, both current and prospective, is how well informed they are about not only their own manufacturing or distribution operations, but also about enterprise technology. Even newer companies or those with revenue that analysts would classify as the “S” in the SMB – Small, Mid-Sized Business – market, have super savvy management who know a thing or two about good vs. bad technology. Many have had experiences previously on ERP or financial software other than SYSPRO’s. Some are more comfortable with it than others, but all those we have …

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10 Steps to Determine if You’ve Outgrown Your Accounting Software

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As business owners or senior-level executives, we all know “up close and personal” the responsibility that accompanies business growth. The internal dialogue, if those concerns are not voiced outwardly to trusted team members, goes something like this: when should I take the next step, what could go wrong if do take it, and what might the impact be (good or bad) if I don’t take it? That next step might be anything – from a critical new partnership, to geographic expansion, to product/service growth, new hires, etc. But when the next step crosses over into the technology domain, those internal …

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How ERP Helps Achieve Regulatory Compliance

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For quite some time, most organizations were required to track regulatory compliance through spreadsheets and external databases, but as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems have evolved, regulatory compliance tracking capabilities have improved. Now, with real time access to information and automation, it’s easier than it has ever been for an organization to ensure that regulatory compliance challenges are being not only met, but exceeded. This doesn’t mean spreadsheets and paper-based tracking aren’t effective—those processes and procedures have done the job for some time. However, it takes time to manually track all of the data necessary to ensure compliance and manually …

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SYSPRO Survey Reveals that Big Data is “Big Noise” to 96.3% of Mid-Sized Manufacturing Companies

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Concept Not Understood by ERP Buyers Who Are More Focused on Better Processes, Supply Costs; Political/Regulatory Landscape Deemed Worrisome to Half; Analytic Capabilities Sought by 30% in 2015 SYSPRO, a provider of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise, mobile and cloud-based utilization, has announced the results of its twice yearly survey to 100 mid-sized manufacturers and distributors within its U.S. client base. The results were released here in Boston at the company’s Winter Analyst Roadshow before two dozen industry technology analysts. Called SNAP (SYSPRO Needs Answers Please) the currently released pulse survey focuses on growing market hype …

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The Sentral Group Selects SYSPRO ERP to Enhance Manufacturing and Elevate Customer Service

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SYSPRO, a provider of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise, mobile and cloud-based utilization, has announced that The Sentral Group, one of the largest independent manufacturers of wire and cable assemblies in the United States, has selected SYSPRO ERP to enhance manufacturing and elevate customer service. The Sentral Group continues to invest in its operations to insure that customer’s expectations for cost, delivery and quality are exceeded. With the rapid growth in its Tennessee facility, The Sentral Group chose SYSPRO ERP to replace its existing ERP system. The new platform is expected to provide an unparalleled capability …

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SYSPRO is a Stevie Award Winner at the American Business Awards!

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SYSPRO ERP Release SYSPRO 7 Scores Second Major Award in Two-Week Span –Wins Silver for “New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Supply Chain Management Solution” SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise, cloud-based and mobile utilization, today announced that SYSPRO 7, the latest iteration of SYSPRO Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Software for manufacturers and distributors, has garnered another award, the second bestowed on the software within a two week period. Following a major win at the Golden Bridge Awards for software innovation, SYSPRO was honored with a silver Stevie® in …

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“SYSPRO is Committed to Providing Best-in-Class Solutions,” Says Analyst

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Technology Evaluation Centers Appraisal Follows Attendance at JRocket Marketing Grape Escape Event SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise and cloud-based utilization, today announced that Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) has commented on the results of a recent user survey, as well as SYSPRO customer presentations, at the JRocket Marketing Grape Escape R event held in Chicago in June, 2014. The survey results queried a sample of respondents from within the SYSPRO reseller and customer community. “Benefiting from the latest software capabilities is indeed essential for mid-market manufacturers and distributors,” says TEC. “The survey results …

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SYSPRO ERP Software is a Finalist for 21st OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Innovation Award

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Winners Announced at October 9 Awards Gala Celebrating Technology Innovation in Orange County SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise and cloud-based utilization, today announced that the company has been named a finalist for the Orange County Technology Alliance annual High-Tech Innovation Awards in the category Clean Tech/Green Tech. SYSPRO was selected for the ability of SYSPRO Enterprise Resource Planning Software to enable manufacturers and distributors to employ operational efficiencies and implement sustainable initiatives within their business processes. SYSPRO ERP software enables companies to cut costs, save time, drive revenue and improve their carbon …