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April 22, 2015

ERP Differentiators You Need to Know: ERP Modules from CRM to Cash and Optional Modules


Most ERP systems have the same list of basic capabilities, at least by name. The differences between the systems are in the subtleties of the ERP modules and capabilities. Keying in on the capabilities that distinguish one ERP solution from another, can be the difference between a mediocre ERP software choice and one which really impacts your operation in a positive way.

February 6, 2015

Quickbooks Enterprise Version 15: Better Support for Manufacturers


Quickbooks Enterprise Version 15 has arrived, and that is good news for small manufacturers. Do you remember when QuickBooks sold a version of its software solution in a box labeled “QuickBooks for Manufacturing and Distribution”? It was very weak support for the needs of a manufacturer who was trying to run his business effectively.

January 29, 2015

ERP for Manufacturing: How to Evaluate Vendors


Asking the right questions is the best way to qualify the ERP candidates for your manufacturing enterprise. This list will nail down the vendor’s technology and tell you whether they are keeping up to date.

January 11, 2015

Manufacturing ERP: Points to consider before an upgrade


Do you know what you are looking for in your new ERP software? One of my favorite sayings is “When you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.” Do you understand your company’s ERP requirements?

January 7, 2015

ERP Manufacturing Software Price: What Will Your New ERP System Cost?

What Will Your New ERP System Cost?

One of the more vexing challenges that prospective buyers of a new ERP solution must deal with is getting a realistic picture of what their investment in a new system will cost. I recently became aware of a website that offers a unique Quick Quote pricing tool to help companies determine budgetary pricing for a Dynamics ERP project.

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