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Our 2015 Kit Includes:

  • ReviewsERP Manufacturing Software Reviews
    In-depth reviews cover how the software works, pros and cons, and operating issues. Special Job Shop software comparison — ECi M1, Epicor Express, EXACT JobBOSS, and E2 Shop System. Unbiased, comprehensive information.
  • ComparisonsManufacturing Software Fast Facts
    Comparison Chart for pricing, demos requests, support costs, installation base, and more.
  • PhoneShortlist Recommendations by Sheldon Needle
    Sheldon Needle, CEO of CTS Guides, will email you the best packages to consider and what you have to spend. You also have the option of a no cost phone consult.
  • HourglassManufacturing Software Buyer’s Guide
    Why New Software, How Much You Need to Spend, SaaS or Cloud, Proposal Writing to Vendors, Conducting Demos, Checking References and Negotiating Price.
  • ShortlistManufacturing Software Needs Assessment Checklist
    Phase 1 – identify your high level need for 32 applications. Phase 2 – further pinpoint your needs for 4-5 functionalities in each selected application.
  • ChecklistManufacturing Software Demo Scorecard
    Excel template with l,000 features to plan demos. Add or delete features and score demos on how well they meet your needs.
  • CalculatorManufacturing Software ROI Calculator
    Excel template demonstrates the return on investing in new software. Covers asset management, labor, and machine improvements in plant operations. Computes potential cash flow improvement over a 5 year horizon.
  • PlannerManufacturing Software Implementation Planner
    Easy to use project template helps build timetables, assign tasks, and manage your software implementation.